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  • Police ransomware scam drives UK teen to suicide

    26.01.2015

    For most people, a ransomware infection is not a huge tragedy: they pay the bogus fine (or not), and ultimately get their computer back either because the criminals unlock it or because they clean up the machine themselves.

  • Why leaving a shared device unprotected is dangerous

    23.01.2015

    According to a survey jointly executed by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, 32 per cent of respondents who share an Internet-enabled device with their relatives, colleagues or friends do not take any precautions to protect their information.

  • Reactions to President Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

    21.01.2015

    President Obama's State of the Union Address featured a new legislative focus on cyber security issues: No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American families, especially our kids.

  • Hacker hits Australian travel insurer, leaks records of 800,000 customers

    20.01.2015

    Personal and limited financial information of over 800,000 customers of Australian travel insurance company Aussie Travel Cover have been stolen by a hacker that goes by the online handle "Abdilo" and is believed to be a member of the infamous Lizard Squad.

  • Lizard Squad’s DDoS website hacked, unencrypted customer database stolen

    19.01.2015

    The hacker group that calls itself the "Lizard Squad" has received another serious blow: LizardStresser(dot)su, the website where customers go to rent their DDoS service powered by a botnet of mostly home routers, has been hacked by and its customer database stolen by an unknown attacker.




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Black hole routing: Not a silver bullet for DDoS protection

As ISPs, hosting providers and online enterprises around the world continue suffering the effects of DDoS attacks, often the discussions that follow are, “What is the best way to defend our networks and our customers against an attack?”


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