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Attacking hard disk drives using ultrasonic sounds

Another group of researchers has demonstrated that hard disk drives (HDDs) can be interfered with through sound waves, but they’ve also shown that ultrasonic signals (i.e., sounds inaudible to the


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


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


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


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


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