The new year started poorly for Finnish bank OP Pohjola Group and its customers: the latter have been prevented from executing their online banking transactions by a DDoS attack that targeted the bank's online services starting on the last day of 2014.
Seventy-six percent of organizations in the U.S. and U.K.
Cyber attacks have reached a tipping point in terms of quantity, length, complexity and targets.
The newest up-and-coming countries of origin for DDoS attacks will be Vietnam, India and Indonesia in 2015, according to Black Lotus.
ShellShock, the remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) affecting GNU Bash, the command interpreter present on many Unix systems and Linux distributions, is still being exploited by attackers.
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