A week in security (June 20 – June 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 09:30:06 +0000

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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Anatomy of a DDoS amplification attack

Credit to Author: Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 23 May 2022 18:00:00 +0000

Amplification attacks are one of the most common distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack vectors. These attacks are typically categorized as flooding or volumetric attacks, where the attacker succeeds in generating more traffic than the target can process, resulting in exhausting its resources due to the amount of traffic it receives.

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Sysrv botnet is out to mine Monero on your Windows and Linux servers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 12:55:00 +0000

The Sysrv botnet has been developing over the last years, and has become a multi-platform botnet that specializes in Monero cryptomining.

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Ukraine government and pro-Ukrainian sites hit by DDoS attacks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 08:01:46 +0000

We can’t tell which party made the first move, but both the pro-Ukraine and Russian sides have been exchanging DDoS attacks.

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Attacks on Ukraine communications are a major part of the war

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 13:11:34 +0000

Along with the physical war in Ukraine there are accompanying cyberattacks, and communication lines are among the primary targets.

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