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Too Few Security Pros, Too Many DDoS Attacks: What’s a Company to Do?

By John Stoker, CISSP, Sales Engineering Manager at TierPoint

Once upon a time, IT security was all about perimeter defense: just keep the bad actors out, and you’ll be fine. 872 more words

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Hackers take down New York magazine's website after its explosive Bill Cosby story

New York magazine’s website was taken down, apparently by hackers trying to silence it, just hours after publishing the accounts of 35 women who say they were raped by Bill Cosby. 461 more words

Microsoft Releases May 2015 Security Bulletin

Microsoft has released thirteen updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. Some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, denial of service, remote code execution, information disclosure, or security feature bypass. 27 more words


Wireless Security and Goal Line Technology

So i was watching a Football (Soccer) match last night (Arsenal – Swansea) and a goal was scored that no one actually saw (well, except the striker who believed it was a goal, or rather wanted others to believe it was a goal – i’m not sure whether he even saw it). 392 more words


Lantronix xDirect Serial-to-Ethernet Server / XPort Unauthenticated Access

The Lantronix xDirect Serial-to-Ethernet device server allows unauthenticated access to TCP port 9999 which lets an attacker configure the device, gain information about and disable services resulting in a denial of service. 322 more words

Sunny WebBox Default Password and Denial of Service

Sunny WebBox (Shodan search) is an ICS device for data logging. According to the vendor page:

The Sunny WebBox is the ideal monitoring solution for medium-sized PV plants.

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