‘Satori’ IoT Botnet Operator Pleads Guilty

‘Satori’ IoT Botnet Operator Pleads Guilty

A 21-year-old man from Vancouver, Wash. has pleaded guilty to federal hacking charges tied to his role in operating the "Satori" botnet, a crime machine powered by hacked Internet of Things (IoT) ...
Layer 7 attack

Imperva Blocks Our Largest DDoS L7/Brute Force Attack Ever (Peaking at 292,000 RPS)

Imagine you’re a developer building a new web application. You’ve followed all of the security best practices, hired a reputable penetration testing company before launch, and gone through extensive bug fixing to ...
Attackers Are Leveraging Automation

Attackers Are Leveraging Automation

Cybercriminals are weaponizing automation and machine learning to create increasingly evasive attack vectors, and the internet of things (IoT) has proven to be the catalyst driving this trend. IoT is the birthplace ...
Courts Hand Down Hard Jail Time for DDoS

Courts Hand Down Hard Jail Time for DDoS

Seldom do people responsible for launching crippling cyberattacks face justice, but increasingly courts around the world are making examples of the few who do get busted for such crimes. On Friday, a ...
British Hacker-for-Hire Goes to Prison for Liberian Telecom, Deutsche Telekom Mirai Attack

British Hacker-for-Hire Goes to Prison for Liberian Telecom, Deutsche Telekom Mirai Attack

The British professional hacker behind the 2016 Mirai attack on Lonestar, Liberia’s largest telecom company, was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison, announced the UK National Crime Agency. Daniel ...

USB Threats to Cybersecurity of Industrial Facilities

Industrial facilities cybersecurity is very critical for the national security of every state and comes once more into focus following the recent Honeywell’s Industrial USB Threat Report. With increasing pressure to limit ...
Six ‘Lessons Learned’ For Mitigating DDoS Attacks

Six ‘Lessons Learned’ For Mitigating DDoS Attacks

The world of DDoS is dynamic and evolving. So, when considering the most important features that a DDoS Mitigation should have, it’s always worth examining them in light of recent trends and ...
Adobe Patches Zero-Day Flaw in Flash Player

Adobe Patches Zero-Day Flaw in Flash Player

Adobe Systems fixed a critical vulnerability in Flash Player that was publicly disclosed by a researcher earlier this month. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-15981, is a type confusion issue that can lead ...
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Hadoop YARN: An Assessment of the Attack Surface and Its Exploits

Hadoop YARN: An Assessment of the Attack Surface and Its Exploits

TL;DR Rate of Hadoop YARN exploits is slowing but still at a concerning 350,000 events per day 1065 servers are exposed and vulnerable The geographic spread of vulnerable servers and the targets ...
Man Ordered to Pay $8.6 Million for Launching DDoS Attacks against Rutgers University

Man Ordered to Pay $8.6 Million for Launching DDoS Attacks against Rutgers University

A New Jersey man received a court order to pay $8.6 million for launching a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against Rutgers University. On October 26, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for ...
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