Thousands of Hikvision video cameras remain unpatched and vulnerable to takeover

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A patch has been available since September 2021, yet tens of thousands of systems used by 2,300 organizations across 100 countries have still not applied the security update.

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Massive increase in XorDDoS Linux malware in last six months

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 25 May 2022 15:48:19 +0000

Malware attacks against Linux systems are on the rise. And when it comes to bot malware, XorDDoS is the frontrunner.

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DDoS Mitigation Firm Founder Admits to DDoS

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:13:03 +0000

A Georgia man who co-founded a service designed to protect companies from crippling distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has pleaded to paying a DDoS-for-hire service to launch attacks against others.

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‘Satori’ IoT Botnet Operator Pleads Guilty

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 04:14:18 +0000

A 21-year-old man from Vancouver, Wash. has pleaded guilty to federal hacking charges tied to his role in operating the “Satori” botnet, a crime machine powered by hacked Internet of Things (IoT) devices that was built to conduct massive denial-of-service attacks targeting Internet service providers, online gaming platforms and Web hosting companies.

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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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How 5G could impact cybersecurity strategy

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 16:00:00 +0000

With 5G wireless on the horizon, what will businesses need to do to secure their devices and networks?

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Miners snatching open source tools to strengthen their malevolent power!

Credit to Author: Anant Pulgam| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:02:51 +0000

From the last one year, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing a boost in the number of mining malware. One of the ways to earn cryptocurrencies is to mine them. Nowadays cryptocurrency miner malware have become hot attack vectors for cybercriminals due to its ease of deployment and instant…

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