A week in security (May 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:57:29 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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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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Compromising vital infrastructure: communication

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:09:33 +0000

In the series about vital infrastructure we look at communication. How vital is it? How is malware a threat and even how does malware show us the way to secure communication?

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DDoS attacks are growing: What can businesses do?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:49:51 +0000

How do DDoS attacks work? And how do we protect our organizations from the growing size and number of attacks?

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Massive DDoS attack washes over GitHub

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2018 19:26:48 +0000

We take a look at the colossal DDoS attack on GitHub, the largest-ever on record. How did threat actors do it, and what can companies do to protect against it?

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