Scenes from this year’s hacking conference in Las Vegas, Nev. include a keynote by General Keith B. Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency and talks by researchers Karsten Nohl and Ralf-Phillip Weinmann.
DNS-based DDoS amplification attacks are using home and small office routers as a jumping off point. Attackers are taking advantage of weak router configuration and lax policies against open resolvers to execute attacks.
Hackers were able to compromise a server used by Electronic Arts Games this week and rig one of its websites to resemble an Apple log-in page to dole out phishing attacks.
Starting a threat modeling system can seem daunting, but the good news is that there’s no one right way to do it, just the right way for a given organization.