Putinstresser.eu, a Simple and Powerful Booter and Stresser Service

Putinstresser.eu, a Simple and Powerful Booter and Stresser Service

Let’s take a journey through a real-life booter and stresser service to better understand the tools, the trade and pricing behind DDoS-as-a-Service. Putinstresser.eu is a fairly recent player, an addition to the growing number of low-priced DDoS-as-a-Service, commonly known as booters and stressers, services. The site illustrates the maturity and ... Read More
BrickerBot - The IoT Vigilante

JenX – Los Calvos de San Calvicie

A new botnet recently started recruiting IoT devices. The botnet uses hosted servers to find and infect new victims leveraging one of two known vulnerabilities that have become popular in IoT botnets recently: CVE-2014-8361 “Realtek SDK Miniigd UPnP SOAP Command Execution” vulnerability and related exploit. CVE-2017–17215 “Huawei Router HG532 – ... Read More
AI Considerations in Cyber Defence Automation

AI Considerations in Cyber Defence Automation

/ / AI, Automation, security
When Apple unveiled the iPhone X, it catapulted artificial intelligence and machine learning into the limelight. Facial recognition became a mainstream reality for those who can afford it. A few months later, Vietnamese cyber security firm Bkav claimed it was able to bypass the iPhone X’s Face ID using a ... Read More
Why the World is Under the Spell of IoT_Reaper

Why the World is Under the Spell of IoT_Reaper

It’s difficult to have missed the headlines on the new IoT botnet threat that is forming and the storm that might come with it. Why is the world under the spell of this new threat? What makes it different from Mirai? Why could it potentially become the most threatening botnet ... Read More
Blockchain and the future of IoT – Part 3

Blockchain and the future of IoT – Part 3

To read Part 1 of the series, click here. To read Part 2 of the series, click here. Blockchain in the IoT world A blockchain implementation in the IoT world is probably not best served by a public blockchain based on Proof of Work. The inefficient consumption, not to say ... Read More