A new analysis of a long-term APT campaign targeting manufacturers, industrial, pharmaceutical, construction and IT companies in several countries has uncovered fresh details of the attack, including identification of nearly 3,000 victims and the unmasking of the command-and-control infrastructure.
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One of Canada’s premier research and technology organizations was hit with an apparent cyber-attack recently that forced the cooperative offline.
Tor is warning users of its hidden services to upgrade relays after attackers were discovered on the network trying to deanonymize users.
Georgia Tech Research Institute has released an open source threat intelligence gathering tool called BlackForest that automates attack-data mining.
A new report claims attackers, apparently based in China, were able to hack into three Israeli defense firms to make off with sensitive military data in 2011.
Although the average size of a given DDoS attack is going down, the number of attacks at the upper end of the scale is increasing, with researchers at Arbor Networks reporting more than 100 attacks of 100 Gbps in the first half of this year. In order for a DDoS attack to be effective, bad[...]
The botnet particularly targeted poorly implemented remote desktop protocol setups that were storing payment card information.
In response to a FOIA request for information about the Operation Aurora attack on Google the Department of Homeland Security released hundreds of pages of documents related not to that attack campaign, but to the Aurora project run at Idaho National Lab years earlier
A popular point of sale vendor may have suffered a data breach earlier this year that could affect the customers of a handful of restaurants.
95 percent of vulnerable NTP servers leveraged in massive DDoS attacks earlier this year have been patched, but the remaining servers still have experts concerned.