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Russian government hackers used office technology to try to breach privileged accounts

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

More bad news for private and public sector organizations nervous about the rise of connected devices.

Mirai offshoot offers 'greater firepower' for DDoS attacks, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Operators of the new variant have gone after devices that are popular with businesses, such as wireless presentation systems, according to Unit 42.

USB threat to industrial facilities comes into sharp focus with new Honeywell data

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

A new study from Honeywell shows how USB drives can propagate advanced threats like Stuxnet and Trisis.

30 years ago, the world's first cyberattack set the stage for modern cybersecurity challenges

by Scott Shackelford • 2 years ago

The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.

University DDoS attack leads to $8.6 million fine, house arrest for New Jersey man

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Paras Jha is one of the masterminds behind the Mirari botnet, which has been used in several large-scale attacks.

Former Dyn exec spins up IoT security startup to avoid the next Mirai

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Minim is a platform that fingerprints and monitors IoT devices in the home, specifically for threats and vulnerabilities that make attacks like Mirai possible.

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