Displaying items by tag: KrebsOnSecurity

Ubiquiti, a maker of wireless LAN and WiFi routers and access points, has filed a case against former Washington Post employee Brian Krebs, who publishes a security blog, alleging that he falsely accused the company of "covering up" a cyberattack by intentionally misleading customers about "a so-called data breach and subsequent blackmail attempt in violation of US federal law and SEC regulations".

Published in Security
Friday, 28 October 2016 17:08

SMiShing smashing security

People are constantly engaged with their mobile phones, reading news, listening to music, checking out social media, and answering emails. SMS has also become a way for brands to communicate with their customers. But the downside is that this trusted means of communication has become an “attack vector”.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 08:40

French hosting provider hit by DDoS close to 1TBps

A hosting provider in France has been hit by a distributed denial of service attack that went close to one terabyte per second.

Published in Security
Monday, 26 September 2016 10:34

DDoS attacks – you may be helping to pay for them

Up to one million IoT devices were used to generate the world’s largest DDoS attack on the Brian Krebs on Security website. IoT is now the preferred botnet delivery vector for cyber criminals and hackers.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 16:45

Trump hacked – well his hotels anyway

When your name is Donald Trump and you happen to have a string of luxury towers, hotels, businesses and a presidential candidacy with your name on it - it is no surprise than cybercriminals, hell especially those with a democrat bent will have their sights set on you.

Published in Security
Thursday, 05 November 2015 07:38

EBay fraud gets smarter – but you get the goods

Cyber-criminals are smart – they want to ensure that the customer gets the goods and do not complain and force a chargeback.

Published in Security

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