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More than 150,000 Internet-Connected Smart Devices Hacked to launch World's Largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack
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unfortunately i'm pretty sure you are the exception to the rule.
most people can't be bothered.

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The US electoral system risks big effects from even minor hacks.
Is there a dark web page telling evildoers how to hack an election? Proposals to improve voter turnout should not turn to e-voting proposals anytime soon.
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The #DDoS attack on #OVH dwarfed the #krebsonsecurity attack
If you thought that the massive DDoS attack earlier this month on Brian Krebs’ security blog was record-breaking, take a look at what just happened to France-based hosting provider OVH. OVH was the victim of a wide-scale DDoS attack that was carried via network of over 152,000 IoT devices. According to OVH founder and CTO Octave Klaba,
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This report is based on data collected and analyzed by the Sucuri Remediation Group (RG), which includes the Incident Response Team (IRT) and the Malware Research Team (MRT).
On September 21, 2016 Sucuri released its quarterly Hacked Website Report for 2016/Q2. The data in this report is based on the latest trends into how websites get hacked, and the malware used. Here…
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Could your #IoT device plug you into a destructive #DDoS #botnet collective? Here's how to terminate any #security shenanigans.
The web is becoming the wild, wild west all over again it seems. You could argue the Internet's always been a potentially dangerous place, but with the proliferation of smart devices becoming increasingly commonplace, cybercriminals now have more points of entry into home networks than ever before. Smart home automation gadgets collectively
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Sad reality: It's cheaper to get hacked than build strong IT defenses.

A stitch in time costs too much?

http://bit.ly/2cFuFjU
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Not if you don't get your data back after paying a ransom, and not if there is a breach where you factor in reputation damage and lost business. Usually the cost is not the $400 or $600 ransom.
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InfoArmor has discovered a new #malware (RAUM tool) in criminal forums, it is a special tool to distribute malware by packaging it with popular #torrent files. https://goo.gl/grYQIV
Security researchers from InfoArmor discovered the so-called “RAUM” tool in underground forums. A new tool on the black market is helping hackers distribute malware through torrent file…
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Windows Good, Bad, and Ugly Security News http://oversitesentry.com/windows-good-bad-and-ugly-security-news/ … Windows has some good news but of course offset by bad #cybersecurity news
There are some interesting Windows News in case you did not notice: The Good is an instance where Microsoft is reworking their Operating System(for WIndows10) and adding an Anti Malware Security Software called AMSI (AntiMalware Scan Interface). The Good: Script Based Attacks in Windows 10's ...
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While global corporations like #Microsoft are just working on the development of unlimited storage device, spending for this millions of budget, Russian programmers kicked the ass of corporate world and released the product to the market ;) http://innmind.com/articles/250
Awesome news for all digital community: Flash drive is dead. Autumn 2016 will be known as the beginning of the new digital era of infinite flash drive with unlimited memory!
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Here are 5 instances where I could have been a victim of social engineering.
If your users' personal information is compromised by phishing, it's just one more step for hackers to infiltrate your business networks.
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About SSL

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Who is the Best Provider of Wildcard SSL Certificate?

Read full article - http://bit.ly/2d8FqtX

#security #technology #privacy #wildcard #sslcertificate #infosec  
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I put together a list of blog to follow if you're interested to learn more about insider threats. Check it out at the +Onion ID . blog and let me know what you think.

#InsiderThreats #blog #cybersec #onionid #infosec
We’ve compiled a list of the best 17 blogs that discuss topics such as how to protect your network from insider threats, how to prevent them, and more.
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How to verify the Software is signed with Code Signing Certificate? - http://bit.ly/1U8svY3

#code #sign #codesign #software #application #security  
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Using Yahoo Email? Should you Notify Customers Your Email is Breached? http://oversitesentry.com/using-yahoo-email-should-you-notify-customers-that-your-email-is-breached/ … Figure out #cybersecurity #riskmanagement
Everyone listening to the news should know by now that Yahoo's email service has been hacked. CBSNews story: {Yahoo Confirms Massive hack of 500 million accounts, blames “state actor”}. In Yahoo's terms of services section DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: 19. b. YAHOO AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ...
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Why the silencing of KrebsOnSecurity opens a troubling chapter for the ‘Net.

You have the right to free speech as long as you ain't dumb enough to try it.

http://bit.ly/2dbMRm1
“Free speech in the age of the Internet is not really free,” journalist warns.
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Yahoo confirms a 'state-sponsored' hack affected more than 500 million accounts.

Of course the biggest news out of this: Yahoo had 500 million users????

http://bit.ly/2d3kEOt

In a statement released today, Yahoo said a hack of its network in late 2014 breached information related to at least 500 million user accounts. The company says it believes "a state-sponsored...
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This looks like a particularly nasty strain of #ransomware .
We’ve seen some rather nasty ransomware making the rounds over the past few months, but a new strain is wreaking havoc on computers around the globe. Brazilian firm Morphus Labs first discovered the Windows-based ransomware, which has been given the name Mamba. So far, Mamba has been found on computers located in Brazil, India and even
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What is your Budget in Preventing Unforeseen Attacks? http://oversitesentry.com/what-is-your-budget-in-preventing-unforeseen-attacks/#cybersecurity difficult hacker environment make million$
What if your data is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars? Or liability is in that neighborhood. Then Ransomware targets your data server and you pay $1000 to save hundred thousand (or more) – assuming of course that you do not have a proper backup in place. Why are you having this problem?
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