Japan plans to identity vulnerable internet of things devices the same way hackers do: by trying to log into them. The country wants to gauge its cybersecurity readiness for next year when it hosts the summer Olympics. If vulnerable devices are found, the plan is to notify device owners.
With the explosion of poorly secured IoT devices being regularly herded into larger and larger botnets, it's hardly a surprise that DDoS attacks are now so common and damaging. What is surprising, is that many companies still lack adequate protection against these attacks, especially in an era when Internet...
A U.K. court has sentenced Daniel Kaye, 30, after he admitted launching DDoS attacks against Liberia's largest telecommunications company in 2015 and 2016. A rival internet services provider paid Kaye $100,000 to launch the attacks.
A hacktivist who launched distributed denial-of-service attacks on Boston Children's Hospital and another local facility in 2014 has received a lengthy prison sentence and must pay restitution. But will the outcome of the case deter other hackers?
Fifteen of the world's biggest "stresser/booter" services, designed to enable users to launch DDoS attacks against sites on demand, have been shut down, and three men who allegedly ran such services have been charged.
Payments company CashFlows delivers all its offerings - including
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Managing sensitive financial information and combatting cyberthreats often means finding efficiencies to do more with less. Modestly staffed IT teams often find themselves overwhelmed and challenged to complete projects that benefit the top line while also improving their cybersecurity maturity and meeting compliance...
To combat cyberattacks, more nations must not only hold nation-state attackers accountable, but also better cooperate by backing each other's attribution, said Estonian politician Marina Kaljurand, who chairs the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, in her opening keynote speech at Black Hat Europe 2018.
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DDoS attacks against healthcare organizations have increased not only in size and scale, but especially in complexity, says Tom Bienkowski of Netscout Arbor. How can enterprises build upon their traditional DDoS defenses?
At a time when security professionals are faced not only with a barrage of threats, but with a myriad of threat intelligence data sources, it can be challenging to know when to stop an investigation. Join DomainTools Senior Security Engineer Tarik Saleh to learn essential methodologies from a blue team perspective.
A Field Guide to Understanding IoT Attacks from the Mirai Botnet to Its Modern Variants
The infamous Mirai IoT botnet was responsible for some of the largest and most distributive DDoS attacks in recent history. Commanding hundreds of thousands of IoT devices, it sent shock waves through the security marketplace...
When it comes to bots, evolution is the name of the game. Nefarious bots are one of the fastest growing and fluid threats facing cyber security experts today. In fact, the information in the eBook may be out of date by the time you even read it - that is how dramatic the evolution is.
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With the proliferation of applications - mobile, in-house, cloud - comes staggering amounts of data. And not just any data, but encrypted data. In fact, half of all current web traffic is encrypted data, with an anticipated rise to 75% by 2019. What is an organization to do?
While protecting data and mitigating...
Applications run the world. From sophisticated e-commerce engines to personal tools on mobile phones, applications power how things get done.
Safeguarding them is key to ensuring the digital experience. Radware surveyed 300+ senior executives and IT professionals from around the globe for their insights into these...