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  • Microsoft issues Fix it for critical IE 0-day exploited in attacks

    20.02.2014

    Microsoft has finally issued a security advisory addressing the IE zero-day that has been recently actively exploited in attacks in the wild, and has followed with a Fix it tool to temporarily mitigate the issue until a patch is released.

  • Two hacker groups used same IE 0-day exploit in recent attacks

    19.02.2014

    The recently spotted watering hole attacks aimed at the visitors of the official website of the US Veterans of Foreign Wars and of a bogus website mimicking that of the French aerospace association GIFAS might not be, after all, the work of the same threat actors.

  • New detection system spots zero-day malware

    18.02.2014

    A group of researchers has created a new infection detection system that can help Internet service providers and large enterprises - or anyone running large-scale networks - spot malware attacks that antivirus and blacklisting solutions can't.

  • IE 0-day used in watering hole attack tied to previous campaigns

    14.02.2014

    An Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2014-0322) is actively exploited in the wild in a watering-hole attack targeting visitors to the official website of the U.S.

  • Windows, IE, Java are most vulnerable

    04.02.2014

    When compared with the numbers from the previous year, 2013 has seen an increase in reported security vulnerabilities and, what's more, the number of critical vulnerabilities has also risen - although it's considerably smaller than in 2009.




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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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