Category: News

Vengeance by DDoS: No one is immune

In what may catch many by surprise, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are being used against companies, organizations, and individuals as an act of vengeance or revenge. No one is immune; documented victims have included non-profit organizations, community colleges, …

Google Bans Bitcoin Advertisements in Policy Change

Google is joining Facebook in banning advertising for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Google, the largest provider of digital advertising on the internet, announced on Tuesday that it plans to change its advertising policy for certain financial services, including cryptocurrencies, starting …

Eliminate the IoT security blind spot

The number of devices that exist within an average organization has grown exponentially over the last few years. The growth of mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) explosion have led to a rapid rise in the number of endpoints …

Where’s the U.S. doctrine on cyber warfare?

CUTTING THROUGH THE DIGITAL STATIC — The Trump administration’s promises about deterring Russian meddling in U.S. elections are being undercut by confusion over what the military can and can’t do to adversaries in cyberspace, Martin reports. A parade of senior …

Checked Your Credit Since the Equifax Hack?

A recent consumer survey suggests that half of all Americans still haven’t checked their credit report since the Equifax breach last year exposed the Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and other personal information on nearly 150 million people. …

Powerful New DDoS Method Adds Extortion

Attackers have seized on a relatively new method for executing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks of unprecedented disruptive power, using it to launch record-breaking DDoS assaults over the past week. Now evidence suggests this novel attack method is fueling digital shakedowns …