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Level 3 Acquires Black Lotus

It was announced today that Level 3 Communications, a global telecommunications provider, has acquired Black Lotus, a privately held provider of global DDoS mitigation services. The acquisition demonstrates Level 3’s continued commitment to providing leading security product capabilities. noch 206 Wörter

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Routing Information Protocol (RIP) is being used to DDoS

Routing Information Protocol (RIP), an obsolete network routing protocol dating from the late ’80s, is being employed to launch DDoS reflection attacks against various parties,  noch 266 Wörter

Vulnerability Report

No Smoke Without Fire

In many companies IT professionals are confident that their equipment and backup systems are capable of coping, even with a peak load on their corporate online services. noch 963 Wörter


Outdated RIPv1 Invites DDoS Reflection & Amplification Attacks

Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert) has today issued a new cybersecurity threat advisory.

The threat is related to the increasing use of outdated Routing Information Protocol version one (RIPv1) for reflection and amplification attacks. noch 367 Wörter


It’s Not all About the Money - The Top Reasons People Hack Aside from Cash

The word is already out that the average hacker makes a lot of money. And we’re talking a LOT of money, not just “pretty good for a days work… noch 1.076 Wörter


Blackshades RAT co-author sentenced to 57 months in prison

Swedish national Alex Yucel, 25, co-creator of the Blackshades Remote Access Trojan (RAT), has been sentenced for selling and distributing the malware since 2010.

Yucel was arrested in Moldova back in November 2013 as part of a large-scale… noch 787 Wörter


Tor detections jump by more than 1,000%

Vectra Networks announced the results of the second edition of its “Post-Intrusion Report”, a real-world study about threats that evade perimeter defenses and what attackers do once they get inside your network. noch 568 Wörter

Brian Pennington