Botnet

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Name: Botnet
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lookout, DDoS Attackers Are Changing Their Techniques

April 19, 2014Amanda MarieIn the past couple of years we’ve seen a drastic increase in the number of DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks taking place, many of which are being carried out as a means of protest by various groups. The attacks are ... [Published Slyck - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

In-depth Interview: Lukas Rist

Lukas Rist (@glaslos) is a software engineer with Blue Coat Norway where he develops behavioral malware analysis systems. In his spare time, he creates web application and ICS/SCADA honeypots and botnet monitoring tools under the umbrella of the Honeynet ... [Published The Honeynet Project blogs - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

A new $10-million-a-month fraud ring preys on online advertisers

The ad software firm TubeMogul has uncovered a botnet ring that could be generating as much as $10 million a month in fraudulent video views, preying on advertisers like Nissan and Samsung. Like a traditional click-fraud network, the botnet works by hijacking ... [Published The Verge - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Attackers Less Reliant on Botnets to Launch Powerful DDoS Attacks: Akamai

Akamai Publishes Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack ReportAttackers are shifting away from traditional botnet-based distributed denial of service (DDoS)attacks in favor of other techniques to launch larger attacks, Akamai Technologies said in its latest ... [Published Security Week - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

ECI Telecom Deploys Seculert for Complete Protection Against Targeted Attacks

Security Offering Brings Combination of Scalability and Flexibility to Protect Company's Users and Corporate AssetsSANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2014) - Seculert , a leader in advanced threat protection and malware solutions, today announced ... [Published MarketWired - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Akamai announced a new global DDoS attack report, which shows that in Q1, DDoS attackers relied less upon traditional botnet infection in favor of reflection and amplification techniques."Instea... ... [Published Help Net Security - News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

End of a technological era means added security risks

Guest CommentaryBack in October, 2001, Windows XP was released, ushering in a new realm of internet connectivity and technological prowess that amazed the masses. This operating system (OS) has proven, over more than a dozen years, to be extremely stable ... [Published The Goldendale Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The FBI’s Role in Cyber Security

Good morning Chairman Meehan and Ranking Member Clarke. I thank you for holding this hearing today, and I look forward to discussing the FBI’s role in cyber security. On behalf of the men and women of the FBI, let me begin by thanking you for your ongoing ... [Published FBI - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hackonomics: Street prices for black market bugs

We dug a little deeper into the black market for cybercrime to pit the prices in RAND Corporation's most recent report against different sources -- ones who agreed to speak with us only on condition of anonymity.We found that not everyone agreed with ... [Published ZDNet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

The 2014 Global Threat Intelligence Report

The goal of the NTT Group Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) is to raise awareness for executives and security professionals of how to avoid high-profile information security and data breaches, while understanding the needs for a strategic security ... [Published BankInfoSecurity.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Stopping Malicious Botnets

Format: PDF Length: 4 Page(s) Type: White Paper Language: EnglishSee all research from Hewlett-Packard Limited Brace yourselves: The bot is approaching your organization, ready to infect and compromise your systems. To make matters worse, as a collection ... [Published SearchFinancialSecurity.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

EFF: NSA May Have Used IRC Botnets to Exploit Heartbleed for Last Two Years

Bloomberg claims that the NSA actively exploited flaw in OpenSSL, in stunning act of global cyberterrorism ... [Published DailyTech Main News Feed - Apr 14 2014]

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"A normal user can't really identify the malware, it could go by the name bank1.com or bank1secure.com (see box), you have to be careful of phishing emails and of browsing malicious websites." This is especially applicable to users of android phones
The newer toolkits abuse Internet protocols available on open or vulnerable servers and devices, Akamai said. "We believe this approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors" said Stuart Scholly, a senior vice-president and general manager of security at Akamai
...threat protection for all of our employees, including remote sites and users," said Dor Liniado, information security manager at ECI Telecom. "The solution is extremely easy to use and the team did not require any special training. The return on investment was almost instantaneous and Seculert has become a central part of our advanced threat protection strategy."
...trend Prolexic has been seeing for some time," said Stuart Scholly , senior vice president and general manager of  Security at Akamai Technologies. "Instead of using a network of zombie computers, the newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. We believe this approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors."

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DDoS attacks in 2014: Smarter, bigger, faster, ... [Published Venturebeat - 8 hours ago]
Lookout, DDoS Attackers Are Changing Their Tech... [Published Slyck - Apr 19 2014]
Mobile app bugs 530,000 online banking users in... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 19 2014]
In-depth Interview: Lukas Rist [Published The Honeynet Project blogs - Apr 18 2014]
A new $10-million-a-month fraud ring preys on o... [Published The Verge - Apr 18 2014]
Attackers Less Reliant on Botnets to Launch Pow... [Published Security Week - Apr 17 2014]
Mobile app bugs 530,000 online banking users [Published Khaleej Times - Apr 17 2014]
Attackers Less Reliant on Botnets to Launch Pow... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 17 2014]
ECI Telecom Deploys Seculert for Complete Prote... [Published MarketWired - Apr 17 2014]
DDoS attacks increase 47% in Q1: Akamai [Published TechRadar.com - Apr 17 2014]
Akamai: 114% increase in DDoS attacks [Published Advanced Television - Apr 17 2014]
Attackers use reflection techniques for larger ... [Published Help Net Security - News - Apr 17 2014]
Akamai Publishes Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS A... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Akamai Publishes Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS A... [Published Nasdaq - Apr 17 2014]
The FBI’s Role in Cyber Security [Published FBI - Apr 17 2014]
End of a technological era means added security... [Published The Goldendale Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
Platform Architecture for the Internet of Things [Published RTC Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Hardware maker LaCie admits to year-long credit... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Apr 16 2014]
Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks and VoIP [Published IT Toolbox - Apr 16 2014]
BsidesLA 2013 - Malware Automation - Christophe... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Apr 16 2014]
From Russia with Code [Published Playboy - Apr 16 2014]
Seagate’s LaCie Admits to Yearlong Breach of Cu... [Published Recode - Apr 16 2014]
Kaspersky Lab Reveals Strategic Plans for Expan... [Published CNBC - Apr 16 2014]
Cryptocurrency News Round-Up: Bitcoin's Remarak... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 16 2014]
LaCie discloses details about year-long securit... [Published The Verge - Apr 16 2014]
Securing Next Generation Mobility Networks [Published Communications Today - Apr 16 2014]
Hackonomics: Street prices for black market bugs [Published ZDNet - Apr 16 2014]
Governments will Kill Bitcoin by 'Taxing it to ... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 16 2014]
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DDoS attacks in 2014: Smarter, bigger, faster, ... [Published Venturebeat - 8 hours ago]
GUEST POST Above: This is the best illustration we could find of how a DDoS attack actually works. Image Credit: Shutterstock Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are evolving at a rapid pace with no appearance of slowing down. Incapsula’s ...
In-depth Interview: Lukas Rist [Published The Honeynet Project blogs - Apr 18 2014]
Lukas Rist (@glaslos) is a software engineer with Blue Coat Norway where he develops behavioral malware analysis systems. In his spare time, he creates web application and ICS/SCADA honeypots and botnet monitoring tools under the umbrella of the Honeynet ...
Attackers Less Reliant on Botnets to Launch Pow... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Akamai Publishes Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report Attackers are shifting away from traditional botnet-based distributed denial of service attacks in favor of other techniques to launch larger attacks, Akamai Technologies said in its latest ...
Attackers use reflection techniques for larger ... [Published Help Net Security - News - Apr 17 2014]
Akamai announced a new global DDoS attack report, which shows that in Q1, DDoS attackers relied less upon traditional botnet infection in favor of reflection and amplification techniques."Instea... ...
BsidesLA 2013 - Malware Automation - Christophe... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Apr 16 2014]
Automation is key when it comes to production. The same is true for malware. Malware production has moved on from the traditional manual method to a more efficient automated assembly line. In this talk, I will take the audience on an over-the-shoulder ...
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