Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.
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Social networking site Meetup.com is finally back online today yet it warns the site could still face future outages following a series of sustained denial of service attacks (DDoS) over the weekend.
There are at least two different groups running attacks exploiting the recently published zero day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10, and researchers say one of the groups used the bug to impersonate a French aerospace manufacturer and compromise victims visiting the spoofed Web page.
Researchers at IOActive found a series of vulnerabilities in the WeMo home automation products built by Belkin that enable them to gain remote control of connected devices, provide malicious firmware updates and gain access to the internal LAN.
Attackers broke into the network of Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform, and stole a variety of user data, including usernames, addresses, email addresses and encrypted passwords.
Attackers used one server in a massive DDoS attack against an organization in Europe, generating 400 Gbps of bad traffic at its peak via NTP amplification.
PUNTA CANA–Here’s how nuts the world of ICS security is: Jonathan Pollet, a security consultant who specializes in ICS systems, was at a Texas amusement park recently and the ride he was waiting for was malfunctioning. The operator told him the ride used a Siemens PLC as part of the control system, so he went[...]
Hackers used NTP amplification to launch a DDoS attack that topped out at 400 Gbps against an unnamed European organization, 100 Gbps larger than the Spamhaus attack.
Implementing an effective detection system for attacks against cars may wind up being far more difficult than expected.
A Russian researcher was able to take five low severity OAuth bugs and string them together to create what he calls a “simple but high severity exploit” in Github.