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Iran-linked Hackers Used "Infy" Malware in Attacks Since 2007

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have come across a new malware family that appears to have been used by an Iran-based threat actor in targeted espionage operations since 2007. 508 more words

Ciber Seguridad General

Application Layer Attacks Could Defeat DDoS Protection

Security Researchers have officially observed large application-layered distributed denial-of-service attacks using new techniques that could end up foiling DDoS protection and defenses. This could be a sign of things and change for web application operators. 640 more words

Application Development

More Than 90 Percent of Newly Observed Malicious Domains Worldwide Hosted in the U.S. and Germany, According to the Infoblox DNS Threat Index

Creation of malicious DNS infrastructure rebounds to near record levels in the fourth quarter of 2015

Infoblox Inc., the network control company, announced the Infoblox DNS Threat Index… 448 more words

RAH Infotech

Politically Motivated Denial of Service Attacks

Universities are prime targets for DDos attacks. In this research, Jose Nazario from Arbor Networks explores the history of DDos attacks; previously designed to inflict punitive damage on the victim but have since grown into sophisticated censorship tools. 140 more words

Privacy

Kaspersky discovers that longest DDoS attack lasted for 320 hours in 2015

Security providing firm Kaspersky revealed in its latest research report that the longest DDoS attack lasted for 320 hours in 2015. DDoS is nothing but distributed denial of service, where attacks involve a number of PCs accessing the server at once, forcing the server to crash. 317 more words

Servers

MySQL servers located worldwide infected with DDoS malware!

Symantec researchers found MySQL servers around the globe are infected with a malware program dubbed Chikdos that has variants for both Windows and Linux. This malware has the capability of launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. 293 more words

Servers

Greengeeks are … Crap, Rubbish, Awful, Terrible, Horrible, Slow, Waste Of Money

I “inherited” a hosting account with Greengeeks via my business partner. Our sites used to be hosted with them, but we’re currently moving away from them, because, to be blunt, they are awful in so many ways. 780 more words

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