DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers. Here’s how to fight back. On the flip side of…

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Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Next month marks the 30th anniversary of the first-ever ransomware attack, and according to new research, this particular form of malware is still going strong.…

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DDoS Kingpin Gets 13 Months, Massive Fine

DDoS Kingpin Gets 13 Months, Massive Fine

A US court has sentenced the operator of a massive DDoS service to 13 months in prison. Sergiy Usatyuk, 21, from Orland Park, IL was…

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The cost of cybercrime - in one graphic

The cost of cybercrime – in one graphic

Visualizing the massive cost of cybercrime What do Equifax, Yahoo, and the U.S. military have in common? They’ve all fallen victim to a cyberattack at…

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Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

In the spirit of October being the 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a recent Bitdefender study outlined the cybersecurity conditions of infosecurity companies across…

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German Police Storm Bulletproof Data Center In Former NATO Bunker

German Police Storm Bulletproof Data Center In Former NATO Bunker

German law enforcement raided a former NATO bunker suspected of being the location of a hosting service used for illegal activities. On Friday, investigators said…

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IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster

IoT Botnets and DDoS Attacks: Architecting Against Disaster

Cybercriminals have many different ways of exploiting network vulnerabilities and weak spots in our cyber defenses. Considering that the number of devices we use on…

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DDoS Attacks Jump 18% YoY in Q2

DDoS Attacks Jump 18% YoY in Q2

The number of DDoS attacks detected by Kaspersky jumped 18% year-on-year in the second quarter, according to the latest figures from the Russian AV vendor.…

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Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

Mirai Groups Target Business IoT Devices

More than 30% of Mirai attacks and an increasing number of variants of the malware are going after enterprise IoT devices, raising the stakes for…

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A bug in firewall systems took Cloudflare customers offline

A bug in firewall systems took Cloudflare customers offline

AT&T was not the only service provider to suffer an outage Tuesday morning. Several websites relying on Cloudflare servers were knocked offline as well. According to Gizmodo, Cloudflare…

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