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  • Rbrute Trojan hacks Wi-Fi routers to help spread Sality

    13.03.2014

    Researchers from Russian AV company Dr. Web have recently analyzed a Trojan that hacks Wi-Fi routers in order to facilitate the spreading of the infamous Sality malware family.

  • Google Glass offers additional security to ATM users

    11.03.2014

    Taking photos with a wink, checking one's calendar with a glance of the right eye, reading text messages — the multinational cooperation Google wants to make it possible with Google Glass.

  • New Android devices sold with pre-installed malware

    05.03.2014

    A wide range of smartphones and tablets manufactured by Samsung, Motorola, Asus and LG Electronics have apparently been compromised with malicious apps before being sold to unsuspecting clients.

  • The security of embedded devices

    05.03.2014

    Embedded devices are everywhere and they make our lives more convenient, but from a security standpoint, they can be intimidating, especially if we're talking about an infusion pump or a piece of equipment that runs the critical infrastructure.

  • 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.




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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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