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  • OpenSSL "Heartbleed" bug undermines widely used encryption scheme

    08.04.2014

    OpenSSL, an open-source cryptographic library that is the default encryption engine for popular Web server software and is used in many popular operating system and apps, sports a critical vulnerability that can easily be misused by attackers to impersonate online services and steal information users believe to be protected by SSL/TLS.

  • Yahoo encrypts traffic between data centers, plans for encrypted Messenger

    03.04.2014

    Newly appointed Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos has announced on Wednesday that the company has begun fully encrypting all the traffic moving between its data centers.

  • Additional NSA-backed code found in RSA crypto products

    01.04.2014

    A group of professors and researchers from several universities in the US and the Netherlands have tested the exploitability of various implementations of the infamous Dual_EC_DRBG cryptographic algorithm which is though to have been backdoored by the US NSA, and have discovered that the RSA BSAFE products contain another tool used by NSA that could make a Dual EC attack considerably faster and easier.

  • 10,000 GitHub users inadvertently reveal their AWS secret access keys

    24.03.2014

    GitHub developers who are also Amazon Web Services users are advised to check the code they made public on their project pages and to delete secret access keys for their AWS account they may have posted inadvertently.

  • Gmail users get full, always-on HTTPS

    24.03.2014

    Google has made good on its word and has introduced default encryption for all Gmail users.




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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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