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  • Brazilian govt sites found serving malware

    28.05.2013

    Cyber crooks targeting Brazilian users have a well-documented predilection for banking Trojans, but every now and then they opt for other types of malware.

  • Unraveling the South Korean cyberattacks

    21.03.2013

    Wednesday's news that the networks of several South Korean broadcasting organizations and banks have been partially or entirely crippled by coordinated attacks has raised a lot of questions, the main of which is "who is behind the attacks?" South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok immediately stated that they would not be ruling out the possibility of North Korea being involved, which is understandable because relations between the two countries have been extremely strained lately.

  • Seagate blog compromised, leads to Blackhole and malware

    15.03.2013

    A blog of well-known hard disk drive manufacturer Seagate has been compromised to contain malicious iFrame injections that redirect users to websites hosting the Blackhole exploit kit, warns Sophos.

  • Reuters editor indicted for allegedly helping Anonymous hack news site

    15.03.2013

    A former web producer for a Tribune Company-owned television station in Sacramento, Calif., was charged today in an indictment for allegedly conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website, the Justice Department announced.

  • NBC website serving malware - stay away!

    21.02.2013

    NBC's website has been compromised, and is redirecting users to malicious sites, reports Dancho Danchev.




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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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