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9840518456?profile=RESIZE_400xMicrosoft (MS) announced recently that data collected by its network of honeypot servers, that most brute-force attackers primarily attempt to guess short passwords, with very few attacks targeting credentials that are either long or contain complex characters.

“I analyzed the credentials entered from over >25 million brute force attacks against SSH.  This is around 30 days of data in Microsoft’s sensor network,” said a security researcher at Microsoft.  77% of attempts used a password between 1

8390510860?profile=RESIZE_400xOur Red Sky Alliance research predictions for 2021 are not necessarily in any order of importance yet presented as what we believe are the most important.

Ransomware…Ransomware… Ransomware

2020 saw a dramatic rise in ransomware activity.  While it is difficult to predict specifically what ransomware authors will do next, it can be expected that they will continue to do what has worked well for them in the past if it continues as profitable.  Ransomware ‘payment’ amounts saw a 217% rise in 2020 f