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  • Mitigations for Spike DDoS toolkit-powered attacks

    24.09.2014

    Akamai Technologies released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory that alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the Spike DDoS toolkit.

  • Legitimate No-IP users still affected by Microsoft's domain takeover

    02.07.2014

    When Microsoft seized control of 23 free domain names usually controlled by dynamic DNS service No-IP on Monday, it disrupted malware networks used by cybercriminals to infect victims with NJrat and NJw0rm backdoors, as well as some APT operations.

  • Avira, AVG, WhatsApp sites defaced by Palestinian hacktivists

    08.10.2013

    The websites of antivirus vendors Avira and AVG, as well as that of popular IM service WhatsApp, have been defaced by Palestinian hackers affiliated with Anonymous that go by the name "KDMS Team".

  • NYT, Twitter, HuffPo sites disrupted by Syrian hacker group

    28.08.2013

    Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army have managed to hijack, deface and / or make unavailable the websites of The New York Times, Huffington Post UK and one of Twitter domains for image serving (twimg.com).

  • Largest DDoS attack ever disrupts China's Internet

    26.08.2013

    The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), which maintains the registry for the .cn, China's country code top-level domain, has notified the public that two massive DDoS attacks have been aimed against the national Domain Name Service early on Sunday.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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