Thousands of hacked CCTV devices used in DDoS attacks

Attackers have compromised more than 25,000 digital video recorders and CCTV cameras and are using them to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against websites. One such attack, recently observed by researchers from Web security firm Sucuri, targeted the website...

Organizations face an average of 15 DDos attacks a year

The average organization is hit by 15 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks per year, according to new research from IDG Connect and sponsored by A10 Networks, a provider of application networking and security technology. “DDoS attacks are called...

Hiring Hackers A Hot Business

Hacker Business Is Booming | PYMNTS.com With the help of online tools, becoming a hacker isn’t really that hard, and those teaching the trade have happened upon quite a lucrative business opportunity. The data from a new report, released...