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Denial-of-Service and Man-in-the-middle vulnerabilities found in Smart scale IoT device

An IoT device analyzed by researchers was found to have four security flaws that could allow attackers to perform denial of service (DoS) and man-in-the-middle(MITM) attacks.  The device’s associated mobile

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IoT Scale Flaws Enable Denial of Service, Privacy Issues

Flaws in this connected smart scale might give the diet-challenged a legitimate reason to be nervous about using this vulnerable IoT device.Here is an internet of things flaw that can

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Criminal Charges Filed in DDoS-for-Hire Services

Efforts to take down multiple domains that offered distributed denial-of-services (DDoSs) for hire were successful and resulted in another announcement from the Justice Department (DOJ), which yesterday declared that it had

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What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends

From virtual bank heists to semi-open attacks from nation-states, the last couple of years has been rough on IT security. Here are some of the major recent cyber attacks and

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Deflecting DDoS – Key Tactics in the Battle Against IoT-Powered Attacks

What makes a DDoS successful? I asked myself that question at the end of August when the central bank of Spain, Banco d’Espana, was hit by a DDoS attack that

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IoT malware sees major rise

Not even your washing machine is safe from new threats, Kaspersky warns. The number of malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices is ‘snowballing’, Kaspersky Lab’s newest report claims.The company’s

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A guide to cyber attacks: Denial of Service – Part 3

To conclude this 3-part series on cyber attacks, Information Age examines the various types of DoS within the cyber space. DoS is a more forceful method of cyber attack than

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Automating in Security With Intelligence

Like most security practitioners, I can thank automation for streamlining, expediting, and even replacing many of the tasks and controls that help fend off everything from network intrusions to DDoS

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Loss of Customer Trust and Confidence Biggest Consequence of DDoS Attacks

A new study from Corero Network Security has revealed that the most damaging consequence of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack for a business is the erosion of customer trust and confidence. The

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Persistent DDoS Attacks Evolve at Internet Scale

Attackers are harnessing the power of the internet, leveraging the proliferation of devices in the ever-expanding internet of things (IoT) to launch terabit-per-second–scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, according to NETSCOUT’s 2018 Threat Intelligence