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Blocking Shodan isn't some sort of magical fix that will protect your data

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 8, 2016.

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    Earlier this week, a threat alert from Check Point singled out Shodan as a risk to enterprise operations. The advisory warns Check Point customers about the service, highlighting some of the instances where sensitive data was exposed to the public because Shodan indexed it.

    When asked about the advisory [archive], Ron Davidson, Head of Threat Intelligence and Research at Check Point, said the company was seeing an increase in the variety and frequency of suspect scans, "including scanners operated by threat actors that mimic the network signatures of legitimate security scanners."

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