Posts Tagged ‘attacks’

postheadericon Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex plagued by DDoS attacks

The cast of characters behind the attacks, or their motives, are unclear. However, the onslaughts come at a time when the bitcoin price hits new highs, possibly triggering efforts on the part of cybercriminals to manipulate and cash in on the price.

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postheadericon One-third of internet pounded by DoS attacks

Simple DoS attacks, which are a one-on-one affair, have been all but supplanted by DDoS attacks. The latter involve concerted campaigns from armies of devices conscripted into botnets which, as if lined up and marching in lockstep, aim to knock the unlucky target offline.

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postheadericon US warns of ongoing attacks on energy firms and critical infrastructure

The US Department of Homeland Security and FBI have warned that hackers are actively targeting government departments, and firms working in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors.

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postheadericon Homograph attacks: Don’t believe everything you see

A homograph attack is what happens when attackers register domains that are similar to the originals, with valid certificates.

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postheadericon TeleBots are back: Supply-chain attacks against Ukraine

This blogpost reveals many details about the Diskcoder.C (aka ExPetr or NotPetya) outbreak and related information about previously unpublished attacks.

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postheadericon DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages

ESET’s Josep Albors looks at how DNS attacks will try and direct you to fake pages.

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postheadericon Modern attacks on Russian financial institutions

ESET’s Anton Cherepanov Jean-Ian Boutin discuss their paper, titled Modern Attacks on Russian Financial Institutions, which was published earlier this year.

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postheadericon The rise of TeleBots: Analyzing disruptive KillDisk attacks

ESET’s Anton Cherepanov analyzes the work of TeleBots, a malicious toolset that was used in focused cyberattacks against targets in Ukraine’s financial sector.

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postheadericon How To Protect Your Router From DNSChanger Attacks

DNSChanger is currently being used to exploit more than 166 routers. FlashRouters will show you how to protect your network from this attack and more.

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postheadericon IoT attacks: 10 things you need to know

IoT attacks are on the rise. As the technology becomes more relevant to our lives, we take a look at what the state of play is.

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