Rewterz Releases Jan-Apr 2015 Threat Intelligence Report on Attacks Targeting Pakistan’s Cyber Space

Monday, May 25, 2015

Karachi, Pakistan – May 25, 2015 – Rewterz, a boutique information security company, today announced the release of the monthly Threat Intelligence Report. The report is 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 January to April 2015, some of the key findings include:

  • Most number of attacks targeting Pakistan were originated from China (48%) and United States (13%).
  • Most number of attacks were destined towards port 1433 – ms-sql-s (33%) followed by 445 – microsoft-ds (14%).
  • Suspicious traffic to MSSQL port 1433 Attack dominates with a total share of 40% of attacks targeting Windows based system in Pakistan’s cyber space.
  • Conficker remains the largest attacking malware targeting Microsoft Windows based computer systems in Pakistan with a total share of 77%.

To view a full copy of the January – April 2015 Rewterz Threat Intelligence report, please visit: Threat Intelligence Report

 

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Rewterz is a boutique Information Security company, committed to consistently providing world class professional security services. Our strategy revolves around the need to provide round-the-clock quality information security services and solutions to our customers. We maintain this standard through our highly skilled and professional team, and custom-designed, customer-centric services and products.

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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