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  • Mitigations for Spike DDoS toolkit-powered attacks

    24.09.2014

    Akamai Technologies released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory that alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the Spike DDoS toolkit.

  • Legitimate No-IP users still affected by Microsoft's domain takeover

    02.07.2014

    When Microsoft seized control of 23 free domain names usually controlled by dynamic DNS service No-IP on Monday, it disrupted malware networks used by cybercriminals to infect victims with NJrat and NJw0rm backdoors, as well as some APT operations.

  • Avira, AVG, WhatsApp sites defaced by Palestinian hacktivists

    08.10.2013

    The websites of antivirus vendors Avira and AVG, as well as that of popular IM service WhatsApp, have been defaced by Palestinian hackers affiliated with Anonymous that go by the name "KDMS Team".

  • NYT, Twitter, HuffPo sites disrupted by Syrian hacker group

    28.08.2013

    Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army have managed to hijack, deface and / or make unavailable the websites of The New York Times, Huffington Post UK and one of Twitter domains for image serving (twimg.com).

  • Largest DDoS attack ever disrupts China's Internet

    26.08.2013

    The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), which maintains the registry for the .cn, China's country code top-level domain, has notified the public that two massive DDoS attacks have been aimed against the national Domain Name Service early on Sunday.




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Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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