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  • Malware creation hits record-high numbers

    27.11.2013

    PandaLabs has published the results of its Quarterly Report for Q3 2013.

  • Watch out for less advanced malware and new exploit kits

    15.11.2013

    This year, cybersecurity took center stage with nation-state attacks, numerous high-profile data breaches and prominent cybercriminal arrests.

  • Cryptolocker crooks offer victims a second chance

    04.11.2013

    The criminals behind Cryptolocker, the destructive ransomware that has lately been targeting mostly US and UK PC users, are trying to earn more money by offering users who have initially decided not to pay to have their files decrypted a chance to change their mind.

  • Researchers sinkhole several Cryptolocker C&Cs

    28.10.2013

    The cyber crooks behind Cryptolocker, one of the latest ransomware threats, are having much success in infecting PC users with the deadly malware, but whether the victims fork over the money or not is still unknown.

  • Phishing and malicious attachments on the increase

    25.09.2013

    Spam volume has dropped in August, but with the level of phishing increasing tenfold and malicious attachments being found in 3.4 percent more emails when compared with July, spam has obviously became much more dangerous, says Kaspersky Lab.




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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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