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Rewterz Releases Monthly Threat Intelligence Report on Attacks Targeting Pakistan’s Cyber Space

Karachi, Pakistan – Aug 5, 2014 – Rewterz, a boutique information security company, today announced the release of the monthly Threat Intelligence Report. Compiled from an advanced intelligence gathering platform that Rewterz has developed to identify cyber attacks in Pakistan.  The report aims to provide the latest analysis of methods used by attackers to compromise data.

“Rewterz Threat Intelligence Platform is made up of numerous attack sensors collecting malicious events all over Pakistan, making it most comprehensive and advanced threat intelligence gathering network in the country.” said Faiz Ahmad Shuja, CEO, Rewterz. “To keep your information safe, you need the most advanced threat intelligence out there. Rewterz has mastered the art of threat intelligence, and are ready to help you fortify the defenses. Through this report, we aim to share and dissipate knowledge about sophisticated threats and advanced attacker practices in use on the Internet today.”

Based on the data collected by Rewterz in July 2014, some of the key findings include:

  • Most number of attacks targeting Pakistan were originated from Israel (46%) followed by Taiwan (13%) and United States (11%).
  • Most number of attacks were destined towards port 22 – ssh (85%) followed by 1433 – ms-sql-s (4%) and 445 – microsoft-ds (3.4%).
  • SSH Brute-force Attack dominates with a total share of 89% of attacks targeting Unix based system in Pakistan’s cyber space.
  • Conficker remains the largest attacking malware targeting Microsoft Windows based computer systems through NETAPI Stack Overflow attack in Pakistan with a total share of 41.8%.

To view a full copy of the July 2014 Rewterz Threat Intelligence report, please visit: Threat Intelligence Report


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Rewterz fulfills the need to enhance an IT infrastructure security posture, improve operational efficiency and reduce the costs associated with implementing a comprehensive security strategy. Rewterz helps organizations minimize the potential occurrence and impact of security attack, and with the flexibility to accommodate a variety of security environments, ensures customers the freedom to select best-of-breed solutions.


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