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  • Using free Wi-Fi in Europe is risky

    07.03.2014

    Internet users would do well to be extra careful when attempting to use public Wi-Fi hotspots in Europe, as hackers and cyber crooks have lately ramped up their efforts to steal personal and financial data sent over these unsecure networks.

  • 300,000 routers compromised in DNS hijacking campaign

    04.03.2014

    Some 300,000 confirmed - but most likely many more - small office/home office (SOHO) routers have been compromised and their DNS settings changed to use two IP addresses in London, effectively allowing yet unknown attackers to perform Man-in-the-Middle attacks.

  • D-Link introduces portable 11AC router and charger

    03.03.2014

    D-Link announced that it is now shipping the world’s first portable 11AC router, the Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L).

  • Security vulnerabilities found in 80% of best-selling SOHO wireless routers

    21.02.2014

    Tripwire has analyzed the security provided by the most popular wireless routers used in many small and home offices and found that 80 percent of Amazon’s top 25 best-selling SOHO wireless router models have security vulnerabilities.

  • Linksys announces firmware fix to neutralize "The Moon" worm

    18.02.2014

    As Linksys (i.e. parent company Belkin) announced they were aware of "TheMoon" malware targeting its older routers and that they are working on a firmware fix, more details about the worm in question have been shared by researchers.




Spotlight

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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