4 Lessons to be learned from the DOE’s DDoS attack

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 15:59:32 +0000

The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 17:00:00 +0000

We’ve identified a new piece of malware that is connected to the Electrum botnet.

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Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.

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This Week in Security News: Radio Frequency Technology and Telecom Crimes

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:00:51 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how radio frequency technology is putting industrial organizations at risk. Also, understand the threat landscape of telecommunications and how to prepare for future threats. Read on:…

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Emotet revisited: pervasive threat still a danger to businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Emotet is often mentioned as one of the most annoying, effective, and costly present-day malware infections. We discuss the reasons why and the proper way to remove it.

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New Golang brute forcer discovered amid rise in e-commerce attacks

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:00:08 +0000

E-commerce sites are a hot commodity these days. We dig into how compromised PCs are helping to hack into them to inject skimmers, whether via vulnerabilities in the websites themselves or through a new malware we discovered gaining entry via brute force.

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Flaw in Twitter form may have been abused by nation states

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Twitter announced in a blog post Monday that they discovered and addressed a security flaw in one of their support forms. The discovery was made on November 15—more than a month ago—and promptly fixed the next day. So why are we only hearing about it now?

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The 25th anniversary of the webcam: What did it bring us?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:00:43 +0000

This month the webcam has been around for 25 years. Ho has it developed and which are the concerns surrounding webcams and CCTVs?

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