The RiskIQ Illuminate App in the CrowdStrike Store

RiskIQ’s external data sets combined with CrowdStrike’s deep endpoint data deliver security practitioners increased visibility of their entire attack …

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RiskIQ, the global leader in attack surface management, today is pleased to announce that the RiskIQ Illuminate app is now available inside the CrowdStrike Store. The app delivers the capabilities of Illuminate, RiskIQ’s leading attack surface management platform, and pairs RiskIQ’s extensive internet intelligence with CrowdStrike’s rich endpoint telemetry. The combination of these two powerful data sets enables comprehensive visibility into an organization’s internal and external attack surface.

RiskIQ has collected, stored, and analyzed a decade’s worth of internet data to feed its technology, which discovers an organization’s external digital footprint, monitors it for threats, and enables quick and thorough threat investigations. These external data sets, unmatched in the industry, allow the Illuminate platform to function as a DVR for the Internet, giving security teams the ability to detect attacks and look back to understand why and how they happened.

RiskIQ’s external data sets combined with CrowdStrike’s deep endpoint data deliver security practitioners increased visibility of their entire attack surface and accelerate their investigation to respond more effectively to threats. As they conduct research, the RiskIQ app automatically identifies impacted endpoints. Analysts then gain a complete understanding of all related infrastructure to a given threat actor so companies can stay a step ahead of their adversaries.

“RiskIQ data powers several defense-based products and enables a community of over 85,000 security practitioners to conduct investigations into threats,” said RiskIQ PassiveTotal founder and Vice President of Strategy Brandon Dixon. “This data becomes even more powerful when combined with CrowdStrike’s endpoint telemetry.”

“CrowdStrike established the CrowdStrike Store to enable partners to bring innovation and new capabilities to market faster so that customers can more quickly spot and stop the breach,” said Andy Horwitz, vice president of CrowdStrike Store. “With RiskIQ as a partner, we can extend the power of our cloud-delivered CrowdStrike Falcon platform to provide security teams with 360-degree visibility and monitoring of their entire digital attack surface both inside and outside the firewall. This is critical for our customers to gain complete context with external internet intelligence and internal endpoint data to help accelerate threat investigation and incident response to defend their enterprise.”

Key benefits to the application include

  • Creates complete security visibility by bridging external and internal threat intelligence data in one location
  • Enriches investigations by automatically searching endpoints for indicators of compromise (IoCs) as analysts pivot
  • Displays CrowdStrike Falcon Intelligence data directly alongside detailed Internet collection data
  • Accelerates hunting or incident response engagements by surfacing related or overlapping infrastructure data
  • Identifies any visibility gaps within the organization by analyzing CrowdStrike endpoint coverage and comparing it with the organization’s attack surface

CrowdStrike customers can seamlessly trial the RiskIQ application through the CrowdStrike Store within the Falcon platform to gain a 360-degree view of their digital attack surface.

Read more about the integration here.

About RiskIQ

RiskIQ is the leader in digital attack surface management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. With more than 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, security teams, and CISO’s, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk, and take action to protect the business, brand, and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners, and MassMutual Ventures.

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In Just One Evil Internet Minute, Over Two Phish Are Detected And $2.9 Million Is Lost To …

Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners and MassMutual Ventures.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RiskIQ, the global leader in attack surface management, released its annual “Evil Internet Minute” report today. The company tapped proprietary global intelligence and third-party research to analyze the volume of malicious activity on the internet, revealing that cybercriminals cost the global economy $2.9 million every minute last year, a total of $1.5 trillion.

The data shows that in a single internet minute, $2,900,000 is lost to cybercrime. Top companies pay $25 per minute due to security breaches. Additional malicious activity includes:

  • $1,930: the cost of hacks on cryptocurrency exchanges every minute
  • $17,700: lost from phishing attacks per minute
  • $22,184: the projected by-the-minute cost of global ransomware events in 2019
  • 8,100: identifier records compromised every minute
  • 7: malicious redirectors detected each minute
  • 2.4: phishing sites stood up per minute
  • 0.32: blacklisted apps by-the-minute
  • 0.21: Magecart attacks detected every minute

“As the scale of the internet continues to proliferate, so does the threat landscape,” said Lou Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ. “By compiling the vast numbers associated with cybercrime in the past year, we made the research more accessible by framing it in the context of an ‘internet minute.’ We are entering our third year defining the sheer scale of attacks that take place across the internet using the latest third-party research and our own global threat intelligence so that businesses can better understand what they’re up against on the open web.”

Tactics range from malvertising to phishing to supply chain attacks that target e-commerce, like the Magecart hacks that have increased by 20% in the last year. The motives of cybercriminals include monetary gain, large-scale reputational damage, political motivations, and espionage.

“Without greater awareness and an increased effort to implement necessary security controls, there will be more attacks using an ever-expanding range of technologies and strategies,” Manousos said. “With the recent explosion of web and browser-based threats, organizations should look to what can happen in a matter of minutes and evaluate their current security strategy. Businesses must realize that they are vulnerable beyond the firewall, all the way across the open internet.”

RiskIQ’s Evil Internet Minute infographic can be found here: https://www.riskiq.com/infographic/evil-internet-minute-2019/

About RiskIQ

RiskIQ is the leader in attack surface management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. With more than 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk and take action to protect the business, brand and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners and MassMutual Ventures.

Visit https://www.riskiq.com or follow us on Twitter. Try RiskIQ Community Edition for free by visiting https://www.riskiq.com/community/.

© 2019 RiskIQ, Inc. All rights reserved. RiskIQ is a registered trademark of RiskIQ, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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RiskIQ’s Q1 Mobile Threat Landscape Report Finds Cryptocurrency and Feral Apps Dominate …

Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners and MassMutual Ventures.

Key Findings:

  • Cryptomining apps are on the rise
  • Feral apps are down but still the most blacklisted type of app
  • Total apps increase, but the blacklist gets shorter
  • Certain permissions are indicators of threat activity

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RiskIQ, the global leader in digital threat management, today released its Mobile Threat Landscape Q1 2018 Report, which analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources. The findings showed that taking advantage of the popularity and volatility of the cryptocurrency landscape is paying off for threat actors via the mobile attack vector and that malicious apps leveraged by nation-state actors are becoming more prominent.

In March, an app called Calendar 2, which appeared in the Apple App Store, began mining Monero digital currency on user devices. Although the app disclosed this activity and offered the option for users to pay fees instead — or use the app with all advanced features disabled — the app developers set mining as the default option, which meant users would have to opt-out rather than opt-in. The app described mining as “free” for the user, which is misleading because of the significant energy and computing costs associated with mining activity. Ultimately, bugs that caused the app to continue mining, despite users opting out and used excessive CPU usage, caused the developer to pull the app from the store after a short period.

Also in Q1, RiskIQ issued an alert warning of blacklisted apps masquerading as or associating themselves with Bitcoin exchanges, Bitcoin wallets, or just “cryptocurrency” in general. These are indicative of the rise of digital currencies and their attractiveness as an income stream for both crooks and legitimate businesses.

The report also showed that malicious mobile apps continued to decline, despite the number of total apps observed by the company increasing over the last four quarters. In Q1, 21,948, or 1.4%, of the total of 1,508,825 newly observed apps were blacklisted, which is a lower percentage than in the previous four quarters.

The numbers of blacklisted feral apps declined for the fourth-straight quarter, from 3,507 in Q4 2017 to 1,981 in Q1 2018, but still represents a significant portion of all blacklisted apps; forty-six percent of feral apps were blacklisted in Q1 2018. Meanwhile, Google hosted 8,287 blacklisted apps in Q1, which is consistent with previous quarters and outpaces the next most blacklisted store, AndroidAPKDescargar, by 4,595. Although the Play Store consistently had high numbers of blacklisted apps between Q3 2017 and Q1 2018, its rate of blacklisted apps has hovered around a relatively modest five percent.

The report found that many blacklisted apps shared several of the same permissions. Eighty-six percent of apps blacklisted in Q1 claimed the READ_SMS permission, which allows the app to read messages and can be used for any number of nefarious purposes, including circumventing two-factor authentication. Most of the apps that can read messages can also track location, read and write to the call log, generate alert windows, change settings and other dubious requests. Among apps blacklisted in the Google Play Store, 1,207 access the phone’s camera, nearly 800 of which also record location data and about 600 record audios.

For specific metrics or to learn more, download the RiskIQ Mobile Threat Landscape Q1 2018 Report here: https://www.riskiq.com/research/2018-q1-mobile-threat-landscape-report/

About RiskIQ

RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. With more than 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk and take action to protect the business, brand and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners and MassMutual Ventures.

Visit https://www.riskiq.com or follow us on Twitter. Try RiskIQ Community Edition for free by visiting https://www.riskiq.com/community/

© 2018 RiskIQ, Inc. All rights reserved. RiskIQ is a registered trademark of RiskIQ, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are property of their respective owners.

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9 in 10 Cybersecurity Leaders Concerned About Sharp Rise in Digital Threats, RiskIQ CISO Survey …

… RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk and take action to protect business, brand and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, …

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2018 — RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced the release of its 2018 CISO Survey, revealing that 89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about the rise of digital threats they are experiencing across web, social and mobile channels.

Some 1,691 U.S. and U.K. information security leaders across multiple verticals, including enterprise, consulting, government and education, provided insights into their cyber risk concerns and plans for 2018.

Overall, the survey revealed a coming “perfect storm,” where the problem of staff shortages collides with escalating cybercrime, leaving organizations ill-equipped to manage and respond to cyber risks and threats that are accelerating in an era of digital transformation, pervasive connections and increasingly sophisticated attack strategies sponsored by nation-states and rogue actors.

As the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws in Intel chips dominated the news in early 2018, and after a year of major security breach announcements and settlements, including Equifax, Yahoo and Anthem, the following findings are hardly surprising:

  • 67 percent of cybersecurity leaders do not have sufficient staff to handle the daily barrage of cyber alerts they receive
  • 60 percent expect digital threats to grow as their organizations increase online engagement with customers
  • The top three digital threats information security leaders fear are phishing and malware attacks on employees and customers; brand impersonation, abuse, and reputational damage; and information breaches
  • The top risk organizations face today is a lack of experienced staff to monitor and help protect networks from cybercrime
  • Currently, 37 percent of firms have engaged a managed security services provider (MSSP) to help monitor and manage cyberthreats

“The RiskIQ 2018 CISO Survey illuminates a growing industry-wide problem, which is that cybercrime is growing at scale, and enterprises are already experiencing critical staff shortages. That’s one reason 1 in 3 organizations have engaged with an MSSP to combat cyber risks and threats, and we expect that number to grow as the competition for top security talent gets far more intense,” said Lou Manousos, CEO at RiskIQ.

More information on the RiskIQ 2018 CISO Survey is available via infographic and blog.

About RiskIQ

RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. With more than 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk and take action to protect business, brand and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners and MassMutual Ventures. Visit RiskIQ.com or follow us on Twitter.

Try RiskIQ Community Edition for free by visiting https://www.riskiq.com/community/. To learn more about RiskIQ, visit www.riskiq.com.

© 2018 RiskIQ, Inc. All rights reserved. RiskIQ is a registered trademark of RiskIQ, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are property of their respective owners.

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More than 600 blacklisted Bitcoin Apps found across official app stores, RiskIQ investigation reveals

London – [24] January 2018 – The world’s top app stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps which leave users open to hackers, a new investigation by digital threat management leader RiskIQ today reveals. RiskIQ analysed 18,408 apps across 20 App stores – including Apple, Google Play, …

  • Hackers using ‘lawless’ blacklisted apps with intentions to steal money and personal data
  • Users of Apple, Google Play, SameAPK and APKPlz among those at risk
  • Digital threat experts RiskIQ analysed 18,408 apps across 20 app stores

London – [24] January 2018 – The world’s top app stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps which leave users open to hackers, a new investigation by digital threat management leader RiskIQ today reveals.

RiskIQ analysed 18,408 apps across 20 App stores – including Apple, Google Play, SameAPK and APKPlz.

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Monitoring 10 of the popular Bitcoin Exchanges in the app title, it found a staggering 661 to be blacklisted by official cyber security vendors (3.6% of total) – but still available for download by users.

The top stores guilty of hosting these potentially dangerous apps were Google Play (272), ApkFiles (54) and 9Apps (52).

RiskIQ’s research showed almost 3% of apps with “Bitcoin exchange” in the title were blacklisted, as well as 2.6% using “Bitcoin wallet” and 2.2% listed as “cryptocurrency”.

Hackers behind the malicious apps, which have been blacklisted by one or more cyber security vendors, can trick users into handing over large sums of money or personal details for financial gain.

The rise in unofficial and potentially malicious apps across multiple app stores will alarm potential investors looking to buy into Bitcoins.

Fabian Libeau, VP of RiskIQ, warned anybody considering downloading such software to be extremely cautious and to research each app.

He said: “We are seeing threat actors around the world exploiting what is already a hostile currency in a lawless digital world. Before handing over any cash or personal data investors should carry out thorough research into the exchange and wallet apps they intend to use. By checking the developers name, user reviews and the number of app downloads, investors can measure the validity of an app and be more confident in their choice.”

About RiskIQ

RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organisation’s digital presence. With more than 70 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social, and mobile exposures. Trusted by thousands of security analysts, RiskIQ’s platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand digital attack surfaces, assess risk, and take action to protect business, brand, and customers. Based in San Francisco, the company is backed by Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Georgian Partners, and MassMutual Ventures.

Visit https://www.riskiq.com or follow us on Twitter.

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