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Honeypots and the Internet of Things

According to Gartner, there are currently over 6 billion IoT devices on the planet. Such a huge number of potentially vulnerable gadgets could not possibly go unnoticed by cybercriminals. As of May 2017, Kaspersky Lab’s collections included several thousand different malware samples for IoT devices, about half of which were detected in 2017.

US Warns of North Korea’s Not-So-Secret ‘Hidden Cobra’ DDoS Botnet

Reclusive government behind DDoS infrastructure is targeting organizations around the world US-CERT says.

Whorsquo;s afraid of the big, bad botnet?

The dangers, and how to guard against them Broadcast - 11am BST  If you haven't had any of your key systems or services brought down by a DDoS attack, you can probably consider yourself lucky.…

DDoS attack brings Qatar’s Al Jazeera website to its knees

Hacking attempts come amid diplomatic crisis in the Gulf Qatar-based news network Al Jazeera yesterday said it was being targeted with systematic hacking attempts.…

Failures in planning, implementation and monitoring are biggest security threats to...

Free presentations on Nuvias (incorporating Wick Hill) stand from leading security industry experts - including State-of-the art Protection, Ransomware, DDoS, and Phishing6/6/17 - Probably the biggest security threat to companies today, claims Ian Kilp...

Majority of DDoS Attacks are Short, Low-Volume Bursts

DDoS attacks largely fall into the camp of short, low-volume sieges, but large-volume attacks are sharply on the rise, according to a study released today.

Most Security Pros Expect to Suffer Cyberattacks via Unsecured IoT

A new report shows the majority of security professionals believe within the next two years they will be victims of DDoS and other attacks due to unsecured IoT devices.

DDoS Attacks Fell 23% in First Quarter, Grew in Size

Although the number of DDoS attacks dropped in the first three months of the year, the average size of each attack grew, according to a Verisign report released Tuesday.

Examining the FCC claim that DDoS attacks hit net neutrality comment...

Attacks came from either an unusual type of DDoS or poorly written spam bots.

FCC won’t publish evidence of alleged DDoS attack, amid net neutrality...

The agency has "gigabytes" of server logs that offer evidence for the alleged distributed denial-of-service attack, but it won't make them public.

IT threat evolution Q1 2017

Wersquo;ve become accustomed to seeing a steady stream of security breaches month after month; and this quarter has been no exception, including attacks on Barts Health Trust, Sports Direct, Intercontinental Hotels Group and ABTA.

DDoS Attacks Are in Decline in Number and Size, Akamai Report...

According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet/Security Report, both the total number of DDoS attacks and the number of large DDoS attacks declined at the beginning of 2017.