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Russian hackers found the 'ultimate' hacking tool buried in the supply chain of laptops
Russian-linked hackers found a way to use "Lojack for Laptops" for spying, despite the software's parent company being warned about vulnerabilities multiple times.
Code for massive 'Memcrashed' DDoS attack made public
It's been just over a week since the first massive Memcached-fueled denial of service attack. The authors of the new tool is being released "to bring more attention to the flaw."
Arbor Networks reports record-breaking 1.7Tbps DDoS attack
The attack used the same memcached technique that was used in the 1.35Tbps attack on GitHub less than a week prior.
Don't fear the Reaper: Botnet 'easy to stop,' says security researcher
The new internet of things botnet, variously known as Reaper, IoT_Reaper or IoTroop, should be easy to stop if it ever attacks, because it uses fixed, hardcoded domain and internet addresses for its command and control, or C2, servers — meaning they can easily be cut off by service providers.
Why a 'super-Mirai' attack never happened
A large network of corporate IoT devices that was gathered to launch a massive DDoS attack. Then whomever created it the network decided against using it.
Arbor: DDoS attacks growing faster in size, complexity
The size of distributed denial of service attacks continued to grow at a faster rate than ever last year, and the attacks also increased in frequency and complexity, according to Arbor Networks' latest Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report.