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  • Bogus Whatsapp desktop app offer leads to malware

    26.02.2014

    The popularity of the Whatsapp IM service is undisputed - hundreds of millions of users around the world are proof of that.

  • BitTorrent introduces secure, serverless messaging system

    20.12.2013

    Back in September, the company behind the BitTorrent P2P protocol and the BitTorrent and μTorrent file-sharing software announced that they have started working on BitTorrent Chat, a serverless messaging system that will allow users to talk to their friends using P2P.

  • Fake Whatsapp notification delivers malware

    28.10.2013

    WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant-messaging services out there, and its huge user base (over 300 million active users) makes Whatsapp-themed spam a great way to infect a large number of computers.

  • The New Yorker launches anonymous dead-drop tool

    16.05.2013

    Popular U.S. magazine The New Yorker has made available for its potential sources an anonymous dead-drop tool that allows them to send and receive messages and files to the publication's journalists without revealing their actual identity.

  • Windows privilege management with enterprise reporting capabilities

    06.02.2012

    Avecto has unveiled the latest version of its Privilege Guard technology, developed to enable organizations to give all users the privileges they need to remain productive without impacting the security posture of systems and networks.




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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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