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  • Breaches expose 552 million identities in 2013

    10.04.2014

    After lurking in the shadows for the first ten months of 2013, cybercriminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyberattacks in history.

  • Highest EU court rejects EU-wide Data Retention Directive

    09.04.2014

    It's a good thing that the European Union is working on a new Data Retention Directive, as the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on Tuesday that the one issued in 2006 is invalid.

  • Facebook begins testing new, simplified privacy settings

    09.04.2014

    If you are a regular Facebook user but you haven't reviewed your privacy settings in a while, you may have already seen Facebook's new "privacy dinosaur," which tries to make users think about whom they are sharing things with and to regularly check their privacy settings: But what you may not know is that Facebook has decided to make a few more tweaks to address some of the criticism it has been getting for years regarding confusing privacy settings.

  • Public WiFi users regularly access sensitive info

    07.04.2014

    A considerable portion of U.S. adults who've ever used free public WiFi say they have accessed sensitive information while using it.

  • German police finds 18M stolen and misused account logins

    04.04.2014

    Police in northwestern German city of Verden have discovered a collection of 18 million stolen email addresses and corresponding passwords that are being actively used to send out spam, compromise social networks' accounts and event to occasionally plunder the victims' banking accounts.




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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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