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  • Researcher offers new perspective on Stuxnet-wielding sabotage program

    21.11.2013

    Stuxnet, the malware that rocked the security world and the first recorded cyber weapon, has an older and more complex “sibling” that was also aimed at disrupting the functioning of Iran's uranium enrichment facility at Natanz, but whose modus operandi was different.

  • The TAO of NSA

    02.09.2013

    In last week's reports, it has been pointed out that NSA has its own hacking unit called Tailored Access Operations (TAO), and that its capabilities have been tapped for hunting down Osama bin Laden.

  • Stuxnet attack was illegal under international law, experts say

    26.03.2013

    The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare - the recently released tentative rulebook on what actions should and should not be considered or allowed during cyber conflicts involving states - has raised a lot of interest in security circles.

  • Stuxnet's earliest known version sheds light on the worm's development

    26.02.2013

    Symantec researchers have discovered an older version of the infamous Stuxnet worm that caused the disruption at Iran's nuclear facility in Natanz: Stuxnet 0.5.

  • Britain is targeted by cyber attacks every hour

    22.10.2012

    This week, Foreign Secretary William Hague revealed that “not an hour goes by when a system in the UK is not being attacked”, and not only do the hackers attempt to steal state or trade secrets, but also aim to disrupt infrastructure, communications and satellite systems.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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