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  • Webroot delivers APT protection for enterprises

    27.02.2014

    Webroot announced the release of BrightCloud Security Services and BreachLogic Endpoint Agent, two cloud-based security offerings designed to help enterprises address the explosive growth and increasing sophistication of online threats, particularly targeted attacks such as “spearphishing” and advanced persistent threats (APTs).

  • Beware of fake PayPal “Survey Program” offers

    24.02.2014

    PayPal users based in the UK are being targeted with a spoofed PayPal email offering a reward for participating in a "new survey program," warns Malwarebytes.

  • First-rate phishing email claims "Your Paypal transaction was declined"

    20.02.2014

    Extremely well-made fake notifications claiming the recipients' PayPal transaction was declined are doing rounds and trying to trick users sharing personal and financial information.

  • Fake SSL certificates used to impersonate Facebook, Google, banks

    13.02.2014

    Analysts with UK-based Internet research firm Netcraft have discovered a considerable number of fake SSL certificates in the wild, created to impersonate banks, social networks, payment and ecommerce providers, and so on.

  • As crimeware evolves, phishing attacks increase

    12.02.2014

    The number of phishing campaigns increased by more than 20 percent in the third quarter of 2013, with crimeware attacks evolving and proliferating, according to the APWG.




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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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