Popular domain registrar and web hosting service Namecheap has been having trouble with an unexpected DDoS attack targeting 300 or so domains on two of their their DNS nameservers.
University of Maryland is the latest higher learning institution to have suffered a data breach of considerable scope and proportions, as nearly 310,000 records of staff and students have been copied and exfiltrated from its networks.
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.
Using real-life data from the 100m+ malicious hack attempts FireHost blocked in the last 12 months, they produced a Superfecta report which contains a quarter-by-quarter guide to the biggest cybercrime trends and incidents in 2013, including expert analysis from both FireHost’s IT security teams and partners.
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.
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