Thank you for reading the first of many threat intelligence briefings from HP Security Research. This briefing covers the following topics:
Global Malware Activity: This section provides aggregate data and analysis covering a wide range of malware categories targeting industry sectors and geographic regions worldwide. The data are collected from a robust network of globally distributed sensors and are validated against multiple sources to ensure accuracy.
ZDI Vulnerability Spotlight: This section covers high-profile vulnerabilities targeting both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Oracle Java, providing insight into relevant vulnerabilities seen by the ZDI program in 2012 and 2013. Special emphasis is given to Oracle Java vulnerabilities that are being actively leveraged by cybercriminals.
Actor Disposition: This section provides insight into the following threat actors actively targeting organizations today: Anonymous and Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters.