BlackFog eBooks and Reports

motivations behind data exfiltration

Motivations Behind Data Exfiltration

Take a look at the reasons for the rise of data exfiltration during attacks, including their impact on organizations, the types of data targeted, and the high costs involved. Discover effective prevention strategies, as well as third-generation cybersecurity solutions such as BlackFog’s automated ADX.

botnets irc and iot

Botnets: From IRC to IoT

Botnets have become a significant threat to cybersecurity, with their ability to carry out a wide range of malicious activities, including Distributed Denial-of- Service (DDoS) attacks, spam email campaigns, cryptocurrency mining, data theft, and the spread of malware. We explore the different types of botnets, their functionalities, and provide examples of notorious botnets that have caused significant damage.

3 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes

The 3 Biggest Cybersecurity Mistakes

In this guide, a former hacker provides insightful perspectives on the three biggest cybersecurity mistakes organizations make: neglecting comprehensive attack surface management, losing track of data assets, and missteps in cyber threat intelligence practices. He explains why these oversights occur and how they jeopardize security, offering real-world examples like openly coordinated attacks.

Guide to MSP Security

A Guide to MSP Security: Top 6 Practices

This guide explores the top 6 practices Managed Service Providers (MSPs) should follow to reduce the risks of ransomware. It emphasizes the importance of securing remote access, restricting network access, training employees on cybersecurity, integrating an anti data exfiltration (ADX) solution and having a comprehensive plan for responding to incidents.

common social engineering attacks

The 7 Most Common Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering attacks are on the rise. Learn how to protect your organization with this comprehensive guide, covering the seven most common types of attacks. This guide covers vishing, smishing, pretexting, baiting, and whaling, and provides expert tips on how to prevent data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other cyberthreats.

benefits and risks of AI

The Benefits and Risks of AI

AI is transforming cybersecurity, helping detect threats faster. However, cybercriminals are also using AI for malicious purposes like improving phishing emails and generating malware. In this article, you will learn about the benefits and risks of AI in cybersecurity.