Ilia Kolochenko

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Ilia KolochenkoIlia Kolochenko is the founder of web security company High-Tech Bridge and a chief architect of ImmuniWeb® web application security# platform. Ilia previously worked as a penetration tester, IT security expert and manager for various financial institutions in Switzerland and Central Europe. Ilia holds a bachelor degree with honors in Mathematics and Computer Science. Ilia also has a military background from Swiss artillery troops where he served prior to creating High-Tech Bridge



Articles by Ilia Kolochenko

Leakbase.pw Hacked Password Service Goes Dark

Ilia Kolochenko, CEO of Web Security Company at High-Tech Bridge: “Practically speaking, stolen credentials are the property of the victims. Selling access to them (when logins, passwords and other data is provided) may virtually consist of (re)selling stolen property – a criminal offense in many jurisdictions. Therefore, operating such a service, even for a good …

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Paradise Papers: Tax Haven Secrets Of Ultra-Rich Exposed

As more information breaks on the Paradise papers story, Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at web security company, High-Tech Bridge commented below, who is an application security and cybercrime expert, member of Forbes Technology Council and currently pursuing his Master of Legal Studies degree. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “Seems that this is another major hacking case …

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Are You Sharing The Same IP Address As A Criminal?

Are you sharing the same IP address as a criminal? Law enforcement call for the end of carrier grade nat (cgn) to increase accountability online. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge commented below. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “Unfortunately, CGN is not the only challenge when enforcing enacted laws and prosecuting cybercrime. A great …

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Reaction To Equifax Story

Ilia Kolochenko, CEO of Web Aecurity Company at High-Tech Bridge: “The great fuss around the Equifax breach exposes our unpreparedness to handle major data breaches in a pragmatic and professional manner. We can observe uncertainty, bias, fear, doubts and anger on all sides of the incident. “Those emotions are understandable, but in cybersecurity they are …

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WannaCry Ransomware Bitcoins Move From Online Wallets

Reports are coming in that “more than $140,000 (£105,000) worth of bitcoins paid by victims of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak have been removed from their online wallets. It has been nearly three months since infections struck organisations worldwide, including the NHS, which faced days of disruption as a result. The bitcoin activity was noticed by a Twitter …

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Non-Profit Open Bug Bounty Project Reaches Over 70,000 Fixed Vulnerabilities, Enhances Coordinated Disclosure

The not-for-profit ethical hacker research community Open Bug Bounty recently announced a major milestone: its community has helped fix over 70,000 vulnerabilities since being founded by a group of security researchers and enthusiasts in June 2014. Open Bug Bounty is a non-commercial project designed to connect security researchers and website owners in a transparent and open …

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AA Exposed Emails, Credit Card Data, But Didn’t Tell Customers

AA exposed emails, credit card data, but didn’t tell customers, Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge commented below. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “At the moment, I would abstain from blaming anyone for the incident. Many important technical details are not clear yet, moreover some claims are contradictory. A verified journalistic source says that …

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Kaspersky’s 2016/17 Ransomware Report

Kaspersky has released its new ransomware report – KSN Report: Ransomware in 2016-2017, downloadable from here. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge commented below.  Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge:  “The report is a clear indicator that the ransomware market is becoming more professional and mature. Actors are working on various niche specializations to avoid direct competition and maximize their profit. …

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Major Bitcoin Exchanges Hit By Cyberattacks As Record Rally Makes Them A Target

CNBC reported that: At least two major bitcoin exchanges reported cyberattacks this week. The attacks were ‘denial-of-service’ in nature and did not affect clients’ funds. Bitcoin briefly more than tripled for the year when it topped $3,000 last weekend. Bitfinex, the largest U.S. dollar-based bitcoin exchange and smaller BTC-e’s exchange were the alleged victims of the …

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Ransomware That Intelligently Charges Different Prices For Different Countries

Following the new research from Recorded Future, a new ransomware Fatboy is being advertised on a Russian-language forum. The ransomware uses a dynamic new targeting strategy that changes the cost of the ransom depending on the victim’s location, using The Economist’s Big Mac Index as a reference. Fatboy is also offered with a ransomware-as-a-service model, …

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