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Integer Exceptions

The Integer-Overflow (IOF) vulnerability family is responsible for a dominant part of C/C++ code vulnerabilities, as I shown in my previous post with a specific example. 348 more words

Integer Overflow

Thailand: After changes to the law governing Internet, cyber crime -- More extensive online monitoring by the state seems likely

Mon Dec 26, 2016 | 2:40am EST

Reuters — Thai police have detained nine people suspected of hacking government websites to protest against amendments to a cyber security law that critics say strengthens the authorities’ oversight of the internet. 200 more words

Ransomware: How can I save my SOUL from cyber attacks?

It sounded like science fiction when we have first learned about the Ransomware. Cyber attackers swooping on computer network and lock the essential files encrypting them and demanded for a ransom that you had to pay in bitcoin – a currency that runs in the dark web. 1,080 more words

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Ransomware: How can I save my SOUL from cyber attacks?

It sounded like science fiction when we have first learned about the Ransomware. Cyber attackers swooping on computer network and lock the essential files encrypting them and demanded for a ransom that you had to pay in bitcoin – a currency that runs in the dark web. 1,080 more words

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DDoS - what's that?

I’m sure that if you’ve been watching the news recently, you’ll have heard the phrase DDoS, which stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It sounds fancy and complicated, but it’s actually pretty straightforward. 545 more words

Security 101

18 Year Old - Web DNS

http://www.wsj.com/articles/web-attack-stemmed-from-game-tactics-1477256958

18 Years Old – DNS Software – Earns $600,000

Law-enforcement agencies are trying to keep up. On Sept. 8, Israeli police arrested two 18 year olds, Itay Huri and Yarden Bidani, on suspicion of operating a company called vDOS that sold denial-of-service attacks and earned the pair more than $600,000 over the past two years, according to lawyers for the two teenagers.

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UPDATE

Dyn DDoS - what can we do right now to help prevent the next attack?

The digital dust has settled, for now at least, on last week’s Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against DNS service provider Dyn.

There have been numerous rumours of what the attack was for, and why the attackers pounded Dyn with redundant traffic designed to harm the company’s ability to serve legitimate customers. 1,169 more words

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