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DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

Although the first quarter of 2017 was rather quiet compared to the previous reporting period, there were a few interesting developments.

Despite the growing popularity of IoT botnets, Windows-based bots accounted for 59.81% of all attacks. Meanwhile, complex attacks that can only be repelled with sophisticated protection mechanisms are becoming more frequent.

Just so we’re all clear on this: Russia hacked the French...

And only released Macron, Clinton campaign files – hmm It's been a busy week already on Capitol Hill. We've heard yet again revelations of Russian hackers breaking into US Republican and Democrat campaign computers – and interfering with France's presidential election.…

How the Macron campaign slowed cyberattackers

In the wake of French president-elect Emmanuel Macron's victory over Marine Le Pen, IT armchair quarterbacks should look at the Macron campaign's security playbook for ideas on how to fight off targeted phishing and other attacks.When 9GB of files b...

Evidence suggests Russia behind hack of French presidential candidate

Russian security firms' metadata found in files, according to WikiLeaks and others.

Facebook takes to newspapers to teach UK users how to spot...

Social network claims to have killed "tens of thousands of fake UK accounts."

Hackers emit 9GB of stolen Macron ’emails’ two days before French...

Hmm, who could possibly do such a thing? Emmanuel Macron, the front-runner in France's presidential election, has condemned the online leakage of what's alleged to be his campaign staff's emails.…

Emmanuel Macron’s party says it’s been hit by “massive” hack

Thousands of documents allegedly from Macron's party were leaked less than two days before the final round of the French presidential election.

FBI’s Comey says he is “mildly nauseous” to think he influenced...

Still, he says he had a duty to disclose renewed Clinton e-mail probe.

Facebook enters war against “information operations,” acknowledges election hijinx

Facebook no longer wants to be a tool for enlisting "useful idiots."