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DDoS Attack Volume Rose 50% in Q2 2018

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks aimed at disruption remain a massive problem for businesses big and small, despite the shutdown of the Webstresser DDoS-for-hire service. Attackers are also increasingly striking outside of normal business hours, researchers have found....

Russian Hackers Breach US Utility Networks

News broke that hackers working for Russia claimed “hundreds of victims” last year in a giant and long-running campaign that put them inside the control rooms of U.S. electric utilities where they could have caused blackouts, federal officials said. They said...

Communication comes too late for ISP CrystalWeb

Earlier this year, favoured Fibre and ADSL service provider CyrystalWeb suffered what they claim is a DDoS attack. It has severely affected their international connectivity, leaving many (if not most) of its customers without a functional internet connection. “EvoNet...

Cloudflare rushes to repair nasty bug

Data lost Cloudflare got its skates on to fix a bug which could have exposed shedloads of user data. For those not in the know, Cloudflare helps optimise the security and performance of more than 5.5 million websites so...

CERT issues cyber attack warning for India

Malware Reaper is acquiring internet-connected devices for coordinated attack, say State Cyber Police Mumbai: The Maharashtra Cyber Department is in the process of issuing a State-wide advisory outlining steps to prevent potential targets from falling prey after the New...

Cybersecurity: into the data breach

Cybersecurity has become a significant issue as attacks are increasing. In the new payments ecosystem, where third-party developers can directly interact with banks’ customers, data privacy and security become paramount, according to the World Payments Report 2017 by Capgemini...

Destructive cyberattacks are only going to get worse

Overlooked among the stark headlines of the sheer scale of personal information hackers stole from credit monitor Equifax, was a Symantec reportdemonstrating that Dragonfly, a cyber-espionage group, continues to escalate its access to energy facilities’ operational systems in the United...