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  • Digitally signed ransomware lurking in the wild

    23.11.2012

    Trend Micro researchers have spotted two ransomware variants bearing the same (probably stolen) digital signature in order to fool users into running the files.

  • Millions of GoDaddy sites go offline due to alleged DDoS attack

    11.09.2012

    GoDaddy, on of the biggest and most popular Internet domain registrars and web hosting companies in the world, has suffered an outage on Monday that left many of its customers' websites temporarily available.

  • Brazilian ISPs hit with massive DNS cache poisoning attacks

    07.11.2011

    A massive DNS cache poisoning attack attempting to infect users trying to access popular websites is currently under way in Brazil, warns Kaspersky Lab expert Fabio Assolini.

  • OpenDNSSEC 1.3.1 released

    07.09.2011

    Internet engineers continue to enhance Internet security with the release of OpenDNSSEC, a tool which simplifies the process of signing one or more zones with DNSSEC.

  • Most businesses vulnerable to cache poisoning attacks

    06.12.2010

    While DNSSEC adoption percentages appear to have increased dramatically by 340 percent this year, the actual number of zones that have been signed is very small: .02 percent, according to a study by Infoblox. This indicates that the vast majority of organizations with an Internet presence are vulnerable to attacks.




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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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