There are some critical issues we need to reconsider in our existing practice of vulnerability scanning. Thus, we should take a new perspective other than our current view that is faulty and misleading. In this respect, let’s analyze Passive Vulnerability Scanning as an alternative to the traditional Active Vulnerability Scanning approach.
In July, 2020, variations of tweets like “Send Bitcoin and get back your money doubled.” were posted on celebrity Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and several others. Apparently, it turned out to be one of the high-profile hacks in recent years.