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Hardware/Network

Missed DNS Flag Day? It’s Not Too Late to Upgrade Your Domain Security

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a crucial component for the good functioning of the internet. It’s the system that makes it possible for visitors to find your websites and

Hardware/Network

IoT devices using CoAP increasingly used in DDoS attacks

IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets represent a growing part of global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) weapon arsenals. There is a significant potential for attackers to use an

Software

A Hackers Take On Blockchain Security

One of the leading factors of the blockchain—aside from the obvious decentralization—is the high level of security behind it. It’s not uncommon to hear people claim that it is “unhackable.”

Software

Why Fixing The Internet Isn’t That Hard

The Internet is a scary place right now, similar to the old American Wild, Wild West, where well-armed gangs of bad guys faced off with common town folk, taking and

Software

DNS flag day: Will your website survive the domain doomsday?

With malicious actors finding innovative ways to take down the DNS and the landscape growing more problematical, the stakes are high but the outcome remains simple: no functioning DNS, no

Hardware/Network

7 Real-Life Dangers That Threaten Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity tends to focus on dangers that appear on networks or in messages. The attackers may be half a world away, so the threat is the only thing that matters.

Software

Easy Steps for Recovery from a Hacked Website

By Julia Sowells Senior Information Security Specialist at Hacker Combat, A website getting hacked is no news today; it has become an almost common thing. So, what to do if your

Software

How often are users’ DNS queries intercepted?

A group of Chinese researchers wanted to find out just how widespread DNS interception is and has presented the result of their large-scale study to the audience at the Usenix

Software

Cyber security vulnerabilities: What’s causing them and what can be done?

Cyber vulnerabilities and attacks can occur for a variety of reasons.According to a recent study, based on the results of attendees at Black Hat USA 2018, infosec professionals cited cyber security

IT Compliance

GDPR has made life easier for cyberciminals

Removal of PII data from Whois records makes protecting Internet users increasingly difficult for security professionals. New research conducted by domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm DomainTools has revealed that