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  • DDoS attacks continue to fall in size and frequency

    19.11.2014

    The newest up-and-coming countries of origin for DDoS attacks will be Vietnam, India and Indonesia in 2015, according to Black Lotus.

  • Attackers shellshock, take over devices running on BusyBox

    17.11.2014

    ShellShock, the remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) affecting GNU Bash, the command interpreter present on many Unix systems and Linux distributions, is still being exploited by attackers.

  • 4 million UPnP devices may be vulnerable to attack

    15.10.2014

    Akamai has observed the use of a new reflection and amplification DDoS attack that deliberately misuses communications protocols that come enabled on millions of home and office devices, including routers, media servers, web cams, smart TVs and printers.

  • 133 DDoS attacks over 100Gbps so far in 2014

    08.10.2014

    Arbor Networks released global DDoS attack data for Q3 2014 showing a remarkable increase in Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP) reflection attacks.

  • DDoS protection service: Top vendors in the field

    01.10.2014

    Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have in the past been viewed mostly as a tool of online protest due to Anonymous' obvious predilection for this service disruption technique, but have long stopped being just that.




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Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


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