Founder and CEO
ImmuniWeb

BIO:

Ilia Kolochenko is a Swiss application security expert and entrepreneur. He started his career as a penetration tester and has 15 years of experience in security auditing and digital forensics. After serving in Swiss artillery troops in 2007, Ilia founded his first pentesting and cybersecurity consultancy High-Tech Bridge. In 2014, Frost & Sullivan named the company a leading service provider in the European pentesting market. Later Ilia invented and built the concept of the ImmuniWeb Platform, which combines the strengths of human intelligence with Machine Learning, and is now entirely dedicated to it.As a Chief Architect at ImmuniWeb, he leads our data scientists, security analysts and software engineers. Ilia holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Webster University, a Master of Legal Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Cybercrime Investigation) from Boston University. Currently, Ilia is a Doctoral student (Ph.D. in Cybersecurity Leadership) at Capitol Technology University. Ilia Kolochenko is a member of Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN), a Member of GIAC Advisory Board and a Committee Member at Boston University MET CIC (Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity) Center. Ilia is a certified GIAC GLEG professional (Law of Data Security & Investigations) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US and CIPP/E) by IAPP.

Articles and Comments By Ilia Kolochenko

Expert Commentary
37 Million T-Mobile API Data On Customers Stolen in Hack
January 24 , 2023 by Ilia Kolochenko
“Unprotected APIs are rapidly becoming one of the primary sources of disastrous data breaches. The...
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35k PayPal Accounts Compromised In Credential Stuffing Attack
January 24 , 2023 by Ilia Kolochenko
“It is at least surprising why MFA authentication is not enforced by default for such a sensitive...
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Mailchimp Reports Data Breach, Employees Records Exposed
January 19 , 2023 by Ilia Kolochenko
“The unauthorized access to 133 customer accounts is a very insignificant security incident for su...
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FTX Says $415 Million Of Its Crypto Assets Was Hacked
January 19 , 2023 by Ilia Kolochenko
“Whilst an external intrusion is theoretically possible, I would be prudent when relying on such c...
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Odin Intelligence Website Used By Police Wrecked, Data Stolen
January 18 , 2023 by Ilia Kolochenko
"Third-party vendors and suppliers are actually the Achilles' heel of law enforcement agencies. Per...
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Technical and Legal Risks of ChatGPT: How prepared are we with Laws on AI?
January 09 , 2023 by Ilia Kolochenko
After the global hype around ChatGPT, we may expect a turbocharged growth of similar projects that...
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Stolen: Okta GitHub Repositories, Customer's Data Unaffected.
December 23 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
“This time Okta’s reaction seems to be much faster and more professional compared to the January...
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Is Ransomware responsible for the recent hit on Guardian?
December 23 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
“Based on the currently available information, the alleged ransomware incident does not look like...
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Tequivity Cloud Server Compromise Leads to Uber Breached, Experts Reacted
December 13 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
“Vulnerable third parties are usually the weakest link of tech giants like Uber. After the recent...
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Comment: Telstra Is Rocked By A Data Breach With Hackers Gaining Access To Staff Info
October 05 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
The CLOUD Act certainly accelerates and simplifies complex investigations in cyberspace, being an ef...
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Is Uber's 'Security Incident' Just A Smoke Screen? Experts Weigh In
September 20 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
The allegedly immense scale and scope of the data breach may evidence a carefully planned and rigoro...
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Sephora Agrees to $1.2 Million Settlement Of Data Privacy Charges
August 25 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
Whilst being good news for consumers, this is an alarming trend for businesses. Contrasted to the EU...
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South Staffordshire Water Latest Target Of Criminal Cyber Attack
August 16 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
Whilst Europe and other regions are suffering from the unprecedented wildfires and catastrophic drou...
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How Cisco Get Hacked With 2.8GB From Corporate Network, Experts Weigh In
August 11 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
Cybersecurity and technology vendors are now massively targeted by sophisticated threat actors for d...
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Uber Admits Covering Up 2016 Data Breach That Exposed 57M Users' Data
July 26 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
“Back in 2016, virtually no state privacy-protection laws were enacted in the US contrasted to 202...
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China Fines Didi More Than $1 Billion For Breaking Data Security Laws
July 21 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
“This case tellingly illustrates that governments all around the globe finally start taking data p...
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Google Ordered To Pay Australian Politician Over Defamatory Youtube Videos
June 08 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
On one side, tech giants are indeed reluctant to moderate hate speech, mobbing and sextortion posts,...
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Twitter To Pay $150 mln To Settle With The U.S. Over Privacy, Security Violations
May 31 , 2022 by Ilia Kolochenko
The $150 million settlement is just a small fraction of the record $8 billion FTC’s settlement wit...
Expert Commentary
Data Hacked For 400,000 LA Patients
December 02 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
We should expect even better targeted and perfidious ransomware attacks in the near future. Today, c...
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Clearview's £17 Million Fine For Processing 10+ Billion Images Is Surprisingly Small And Lenient
November 30 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
The 17 million fine is surprisingly small and lenient. Other companies, recently fined for data brea...
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How Fraudsters Exploit Popular Interest-free Payment Plans
November 19 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
On the Dark Web, we already observe proposals to sell compromised accounts on various buy-now-pay-la...
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400,000 Users Exposed By API Vulnerability - Expert Comment
October 29 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Most of the modern web applications have serious vulnerabilities in their APIs and web services. Som...
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Mandiant And Microsoft Identify New Activity From Russian Actor Nobelium, Experts Reactions
October 26 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Supply chain attacks will certainly continue their surge in 2022. Suppliers are the Achilles’ Heel...
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Privacy Expert On Major Privacy Change By Google Coming To Billions Of Android Devices Soon
September 21 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
This is a game-changer for many unwitting Android users who erroneously granted excessive permission...
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Former US Intel Operatives Fined $1.6M For Hacking For A Foreign Govt
September 16 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
The $1.6 million DPA is a good reminder to the US penetration testing community that many offensive...
Expert Commentary
Silicon Valley VC Firm With $1.8B in Assets Hit by Ransomware Attack
August 04 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Venture funds (VC) are low-hanging fruit for smart cybercriminals who aptly exploit this weakest lin...
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Expert On Revealed: Leak Uncovers Global Abuse Of Cyber-surveillance Weapon
July 19 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Attack attribution in the reported cases is highly complex and unreliable. First, some legitimate en...
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Experts On Campbell Conroy & O'Neil, P.C. Discloses Data Breach
July 19 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
The most valuable data at a law firm is certainly not PII as disclosed by the law firm in question....
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Interpol Says Law Enforcement Facing Global Surge in Ransomware and Organised Crime Violence
July 12 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
As predicted by many cybersecurity experts and criminologists, the ongoing pandemic will progressive...
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International Collaboration To Nuke DoubleVPN Service Favoured By Cybercriminals
July 01 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
This is an excellent example of international collaboration to fight the growing hydra of cybercrime...
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Experts React: US Recovers Millions Paid To Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Hackers
June 08 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
The $2.3 million is a drop in the ocean of ransomware, however, it sends a bold statement that the D...
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Russian Hackers Launch Major Cyberattack Through U.S. Aid Agency’s Email System, Microsoft Says
May 31 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Sadly, the mechanics of the modern international law is toothless to indite and prosecute a sovereig...
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Belgian Government Hacked By Foreign Power; Did Microsoft Let The Belgians Down?
May 27 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Attribution of these attack to any state is somewhat problematic both technically and legally speaki...
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Expert Reaction On Japanese Government Agencies Suffer Data Breaches After Fujitsu Hack
May 27 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Recent amendments to Japan’s APPI (Act on Protection of Personal Information) privacy law bring, a...
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Russian Hydra DarkNet Market Made Over $1.3 Billion in 2020
May 26 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
After several high profile shutdowns and server seizures of famous Dark Web marketplaces, cybercrimi...
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Expert Comment on Irish Health Service Ransomware Attack
May 17 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Ransomware gangs are becoming gradually more organized and efficient. They carefully select and purp...
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Uni Research Finds That Fertility Apps Collecting And Sharing Sensitive Data Without Users' Permission
May 05 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
From a technical viewpoint, it’s an arduous task for Google to control applications’ privacy. Go...
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Experts Reacted on UK PM's Phone Number in the Public Domain for the Past Decade
April 30 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
First, it may be a well-orchestrated honeypot: a mobile phone that is indeed handled by Boris Johnso...
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Comment: New UK Cyber Laws To Protect Smart Devices Amid Pandemic Sales Surge
April 21 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
This legislative progress is encouraging and should serve as an example to other European government...
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Expert Reaction On Europol Publishes Its Serious And Organised Crime Threat Assessment 2021
April 12 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
The insightful report emphasizes that both street and organized crime are gradually leveraging digit...
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300,000 User Accounts Exposed After Credit Card Hacking Forum Is Hacked
March 29 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Most of the compromised accounts have fake data and IPs from anonymous VPNs or proxies that are not...
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Expert Reaction On FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center 2020 Internet Crime Report
March 18 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
The IC3 report mostly covers technology-driven fraud targeting individuals and organizations with mo...
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Experts Statements On New Ransomware Threat To Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Servers
March 15 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Modern cybercriminals are quick to initiate large-scale exploitation campaigns for all significant v...
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Experts Reaction On Verkada Hack Affecting 150,000 Of Its Security Cameras
March 11 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
This incident will likely trigger an avalanche of legal and judicial costs for the affected companie...
Expert Commentary
Qualys Hit With Ransomware And Customer Invoices Leaked
March 04 , 2021 by Ilia Kolochenko
Qualys’s response to the incident is a laudable example of transparent and professional handling o...
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Expert On News: Hackers Appear To Begin Selling Data They Stole From Shirbit Insurance Firm
December 08 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
It would be premature to attribute this transaction to a potential buyer of Shirbit’s reportedly s...
Expert Commentary
Cayman Islands Investment Fund Left Entire Filestore Viewable In Unsecured Azure Blob
December 02 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
For this specific case, most jurisdictions will likely consider this incident to be gross negligence...
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CEO Reacted On Europol Reveals That Criminals Are Using Ai For Malicious Purposes, And Not Just For Deep Fakes
November 23 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Cybercriminals have been leveraging Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for years...
Expert Commentary
Experts Reacted On News That Micropayments Company Coil Exposed Hundreds Of Customer Email Addresses
November 17 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
I think security risks stemming from this particular incident are from low to zero. Emails, abstract...
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Experts Reacted On News: British Airways Fined £20m For Data Breach
October 20 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. BA will likely shift the £20 million cost to passen...
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Expert Insight: CPS Under Fire Again After Data Breach Cases Jump 18%
October 09 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
I’d definitely refrain from criticising the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) unless we have a bette...
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Expert Insight On New Zealand's Stock Exchange Hit By Second Cyber Attack
August 26 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
This may be a rehearsal of a major attack targeting NASDAQ or LSE amid the craziness going on the gl...
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Expert Reacted to University of Utah Paid a Ransomware
August 24 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The decision to pay a fairly important ransom will likely bolster sophisticated attacks against US u...
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Cybersecurity Expert Reacted On Latest SANS Data Breach
August 13 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
I don’t think that we should hold SANS accountable to the same standard of security and data prote...
Expert Commentary
Security researcher publishes details and exploit code for a vBulletin zero-day
August 12 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Combined with the peak of summer holidays and Covid-19 disruption, this vulnerability may have quite...
Expert Commentary
What Expert Say On US Election Hacking And The US Department Of State's Rewards Of Up To $10 Million
August 07 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
I think it’s a smart move but the outcomes are highly uncertain for the time being. Most of the cy...
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Business ID theft soars amid COVID closures
July 29 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The situation we observe at ImmuniWeb is largely exacerbated by SMBs\' insecure websites. Frequently...
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Telecom Argentina Hit with $7.5 Million Ransom - Expert Commentary
July 21 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The unusually high amount of the demanded ransom may indicate that the attackers got full access to...
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Comment: England's COVID-19 Test and Trace Programme 'breaks GDPR data law'
July 21 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
In light of the circumstances, I would not cast any sinister light or raise any doubts on the curren...
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Expert Insight on IT Staffing'n'Services Colabera Giant Hit by Ransomware
July 15 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
This incident would be just another drop in the borderless ocean of fairly trivial data breaches dur...
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Experts On Revenge Hack Steals Thousands Of Databases From Security Firm
July 13 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting MSPs and trusted third-parties including cybersecurity com...
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CEO on Police are Buying Access to Hacked Website Data
July 09 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
As a matter of practice, some law enforcement organisations and police units indeed occasionally buy...
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Expert Insight on BMW Customer Database for Sale on Dark Web
July 03 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
At ImmuniWeb, we\'re observing a rapid and uncontrolled proliferation of shadow and abandoned IT ass...
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Comment: University of California paid £1 Million ransom to Cyber criminals
June 29 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The disclosed technical details of the attack are obscure and insufficient to derive definitive conc...
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Comment: Potentially Sensitive Data From Over 200 US Police Departments Exposed Online By 'BlueLeak's
June 22 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The eventual outcome of this leak will likely have disastrous effects for many innocent people. Firs...
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North Korean State Hackers Reportedly Planning COVID-19 phishing campaign targeting 5M Across Six Nations
June 22 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Large scale phishing campaigns is a matter of daily routine. Some of them involve 0day vulnerabiliti...
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Hackers Target Military And Aerospace Staff By Posing As HRs Offering Jobs
June 18 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Financially motivated cyber gangs and nation-state threat actors have been successfully exploiting H...
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Expert Insight On CallStranger Vulnerability Lets Attacks Bypass Security Systems And Scan LANs
June 09 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Modern enterprises are characterized by a skyrocketing complexity of their IT infrastructure that ma...
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CEO On Ransomware Gang Is Auctioning Off Victims’ Confidential Data
June 03 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
An Interesting trend that one may observe in today\'s cybercrime landscape are fake threats to publi...
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Expert Insight On Cost Of Criminal Services
May 28 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
I think it’s a false plummet that substantially stems from a rapid proliferation of amateur and un...
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Hacker Steals 31 SQL Databases (1.6 million rows of data) To Extort Online Shop Owners
May 27 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
At ImmuniWeb, we first detected a database encrypting ransomware attack in 2015. Since then, both t...
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UK airline easyJet data breach impacts 9M customers - expert commentary
May 20 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
9 million user records and just 2 million credit card details seem to be just a tiny percentage of t...
Expert Commentary
MagBo cybercrime store now selling access to 43K+ hacked servers
May 15 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Wide scale hacking campaigns are surging at the moment. Cybercriminals are using automation to moni...
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Hacked Law Firm Informs Celeb Clients Including Lady Gaga And Madonna Of Data Breach - Experts Insight
May 13 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Law firms are increasingly becoming desirable targets of sophisticated cyber gangs. It is often much...
Expert Commentary
Fresenius Hit By Ransomware - Expert Insight
May 07 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
This outrageous incident is a colorful validation of the FBI’s warning not to pay ransom. Reported...
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Expert Reaction On Phishing Scammers Have Started To Impersonate President Trump And Vice President Mike Pence
April 10 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Mushrooming phishing attacks are now fairly trivial to launch as they do not require any in-depth te...
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Expert On News: Italy's Social Security Website Hit By Hacker Attack, Hitting The Most Vulnerable
April 03 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The currently available official information is insufficient to make conclusions, though it seems th...
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Zoom Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Hackers - Expert Warn
April 02 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
All organizations are becoming increasingly at risk to sophisticated cyber-attacks amid the rapid pr...
Expert Commentary
ImmuniWeb Offers Free Web Security Support To Coronavirus-affected Businesses Moving Online
March 25 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Being a small but highly efficient business, this is a serious but a well-though engagement for Immu...
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WordPress To Protect Millions Of Sites By Preventing Hackers Exploiting Vulnerable Out-Of-Date Plugins
March 17 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
It is a long-awaited security improvement for WordPress’s ecosystem given that most of the inciden...
Expert Commentary
Experts Insight On Hacker Accessed T-Mobile Employee Email Accounts And User Data
March 06 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
In light of the obscure circumstances and clouded scope of the reported breach, it would be prematur...
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Expert Analsysis Of US Defense Agency Says Personal Data 'Compromised' In 2019 Data Breach
February 21 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The details of the reported breach are pretty obscure. At first glance, just one system hosting empl...
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Expert Advise On New Digital Blackmail...Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads
February 20 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Google is not the only technology company whose anti-fraud systems are regularly abused by cybercrim...
Expert Commentary
Average Tenure Of CISOs Is Just 26 Months, Thanks To Heightened Stress Leading To Burnout
February 13 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
The findings of this report are indeed quite disastrous, however, I’d refrain from looking at the...
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Expert Analysis On Attacker Used Twitter API To Match Usernames To Passwords
February 05 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Security weaknesses affecting APIs are rapidly becoming one of the most critical aspects of modern a...
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Comments On 160,000 Data Breaches Reported Since GDPR With Big Fines To Follow
January 21 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
One should bear in mind that the GDPR’s formidable 4% of the annual revenue is reserved for the mo...
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Expert Comments On WeLeakInfo.com Seized For Selling Info From Data Breaches
January 17 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
From a legal perspective, the commerce of stolen property is criminally punishable in most Western j...
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CEO On 600 m+ users Installed Android 'Fleeceware' Apps From Play Store
January 17 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Fleeceware’s deceptive practices border on fraud and violate a wide spectrum of consumer protectio...
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Expert On Not-for-profit Open Bug Bounty’s Record Growth In 2019
January 17 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
This is a quite impressive growth for a non-profit project. It even outshines commercial bug bounty...
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49 Million User Records Leaked From US Data Broker LimeLeads - Experts Reactions
January 15 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
There are many similar leaks going on every week. The data is not high value given that it can merel...
Expert Commentary
Expert on News: US On High Alert For Iran-backed Cyber Attacks
January 07 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
I think in the near future we will not observe major cyber attacks triggered by the military operati...
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Comments On New Zepplin Ransomware Steals Data Before Encrypting It
January 02 , 2020 by Ilia Kolochenko
Attackers have been stealing data prior to launching ransomware attacks for many years already, but...
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Comments On Chinese Hacker Group Bypassing 2FA To Hack Government Entities And MSPs
December 25 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
To attribute the attacks to the named group, we will probably need some supplementary evidence to as...
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Comments On London's Met Police Splash The Cash On e-learning "cyber" Training For 4K Staffers
December 19 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
In light of the skyrocketing sophistication and growth of cybercrime, this is a great idea, even if...
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CEO Comments On 44 Million Microsoft Users Reused Passwords In Q1 2019
December 07 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
As with the recent HackerOne incident, humans remain the weakest link in every organization. Microso...
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Comments On HackerOne Breach Lets Outside Hacker Read Customers' Private Bug Reports
December 05 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
“It is quite surprising that the security measures, now announced by HackerOne, were not implement...
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Experts Insight On Almost 40 Million Healthcare Records Stolen Or Leaked In 2019
November 27 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
“Considerably more health records are currently being sold via the Dark Web. Even if we ignore old...
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Experts Comments On The News: French Hospital Hit By Ransomware Attack
November 22 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
I would not downplay the risks stemming from this large-scale attack that reportedly paralyzed virtu...
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Expert Advise: SmarterASP.NET Infected By Ransomware
November 11 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Ransomware is a mature, well-organized and extremely profitable business today. Its threat actors ar...
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Experts Comments On Billabong And Quiksilver Hit By Cyber Attack
November 08 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Pre-Christmas attacks against retailers and e-commerces will likely spike by the end of this year. I...
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Comments On The Financial Industry's Annual "Quantum Dawn" Exercise Highlights 'Doomsday' Cybersecurity Measures
November 08 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
This a laudable idea, other countries and industries shall definitely follow the example. I would, h...
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Expert Comments On After Brexit, Europe Wants Cybersecurity Pact With UK
November 07 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Unhindered and unimpeded cybercrime data exchange is indeed crucial both for the UK and EU. Most gov...
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Expert Comments On Spanish Companies Infected By Ransomware In Continued Attacks
November 06 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
It is particularly alarming to eye attackers successfully targeting IT consultancy firms. Those who...
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Experts Reaction On Government Partnering With Arm To Develop New Cyber Techie
October 21 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
The UK serves as a remarkable example of government-led cybersecurity initiatives serving the nation...
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Experts On "BriansClub" Hack Rescues 26m Stolen Cards
October 16 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Today, cybercriminals are not immune from being hacked themselves. Sadly, most of these “internal...
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Comment: US Government Institutions Not Complying With Cybersecurity Laws
October 14 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Sadly, most of the governmental agencies in the US and Europe are similarly underprotected. The gov...
Expert Commentary
Dutch Website Hack Reveals Data Of 250000 Sex Workers' Clients
October 11 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Compared to some notorious breaches that have occurred in the last 12 months involving billions of c...
Expert Commentary
Volusion Data Breach - Comments
October 10 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
One more sharp reminder about the immense security risks related to third-parties and cloud. Properl...
Expert Commentary
Experts On EA Leaks Personal Data For 'FIFA 20'
October 07 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
In light of the disastrous data breaches of 2019, exposing billions of highly-sensitive datasets, th...
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Comments: Hacker Steals Over 218 Million Zynga Gamers' Data
September 30 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
In light of the reported inclusiveness of compromised data, it may well be a breach related to unpro...
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DoorDash Data Breach Impacts 4.9M Users - Experts Comments
September 29 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
It would be premature to make any conclusions about the origins of the breach prior to a detailed te...
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Comments: vBulletin Flaw Zero-Day Now Has Script To Mass Identify Potential Victims
September 25 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
This critical RCE vulnerability is surprisingly simple to exploit, and sadly very few web applicatio...
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Scotiabank's 'Muppet-grade Security' And Tortoiseshell Infecting IT Providers To Hit Their Customers
September 19 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
Public code repositories, various code and data sharing projects can greatly facilitate DevSecOps an...
Expert Commentary
Texas Refuses To Pay Ransomware After Coordinated Attack
September 09 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
In a short term prospective the decision may be questionable and cost-unconscious. Someone has to pa...
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ECB Confirms Hacker Attack And Shuts Down One Of Its Websites
August 19 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
The breach and its consequences are minuscule compared to most of the other breaches that have occur...
Expert Commentary
Capital One Suffers Data Breach Affecting 100 Million Customers
July 31 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
“This is just one more colourful, albeit lamentable, example that web applications are the Achille...
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FormGet Security Lapse Exposed Thousands Of Sensitive User-Uploaded Docs
July 29 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
“The problem of misconfigured cloud storage is often exacerbated by trusted third-parties. Most mo...
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FormGet Security Lapse Exposed Thousands Of Sensitive User-Uploaded Docs
July 29 , 2019 by Ilia Kolochenko
“The problem of misconfigured cloud storage is often exacerbated by trusted third-parties. Most mo...