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Hardware/Network

DoS attacks against hard disk drives using acoustic signals

A group of Princeton and Purdue researchers has shown that it’s possible to mount a denial-of-service (DoS) attack against hard disk drives via acoustic signals.Hard disk drives (HDDs) have become

Cloud

As Cloud Looms, Security Tops IT Resilience Investment

When it comes to investments in IT resilience, cybersecurity initiatives top the to-do list for most IT departments, as cloud leads the way as the No. 1 threat concern.According to

Cloud

Twelve top cloud security threats for 2018: The dirty dozen

More data and applications are moving to the cloud, which creates unique infosecurity challenges. Here are the “Treacherous 12,” the top security threats organizations face when using cloud services.Cloud computing

Software

SYNful Knock: Detecting and Mitigating Cisco IOS Software Attacks

Historically, threat actors have targeted network devices to create disruption through a denial of service (DoS) situation. While this remains the most common type of attack on network devices, we

Hardware/Network

PlayStation and Xbox facing issues after Christmas Day hack

PlayStation and Xbox facing issues after Christmas Day hack. Xbox Live and PlayStation Network went down after attack linked to Lizard Squad, rendering them more unpopular with the gaming community. As