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DDoS attack hits Lloyds Banking Group mobile apps

Lloyds Banking Group has suffered a DDoS attack that affected its online services intermittently over the course of two days. An international criminal gang was responsible for the…


Will 2017 see greater security for IoT users?

2017 is likely to be the year the Internet of Things gets into full swing.

After all, in 2015, Gartner, Inc. forecast that 6.4 billion devices… 1.060 weitere Wörter


Brian Krebs: Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author?

Brian Krebs: Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author? „On September 22, 2016, this site was forced offline for nearly four days after it was hit with ‚Mirai,‘ a malware strain that enslaves poorly secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices like wireless routers and security cameras into a botnet for use in large cyberattacks. 77 weitere Wörter

Security & Legal Issues

Protestors urged to try and swamp White House website

Millions of Americans unhappy at the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States are being urged to protest today by visiting the… 516 weitere Wörter

Law & Order

Mirai Source Code Analysis

Mirai is a piece of malware that infects IoT devices and is used as a launch platform for DDoS attacks. Mirai’s C&C (command and control) code is coded in Go, while its bots are coded in C. 1.215 weitere Wörter


Serial Hackers or Nuisance Attacks—We Need to Bolster Our Systems

Hacking. It’s on everyone’s mind. Was it the Russians? Was it WikiLeaks? Are they in cahoots? And, most importantly, did hacking affect the results of the U.S. 638 weitere Wörter


Better safe than sorry: Startups and security considerations

21st October 2016 was an extremely eventful day in the lives of the savvies in the Cyber world as well as common people. The large-scale DDOS attacks shook the entire world when multiple business giants like Twitter, The Guardian, Netflix, Reddit and CNN were deemed helpless due to inaccessibility to their websites. 705 weitere Wörter