New security camera compromised by worm within minutes of installation (twitter.com)

New security camera compromised by worm within minutes of installation (twitter.com)

The IoT botnet is gaining both speed as well as volume. A security researcher had a CCTV hacked within minutes...

Surveillance Self-Defense

Surveillance Self-Defense

Survival skills in the modern digital world. Someone should turn this into a mandatory course in school. Tips, Tools and...

IoT Goes Nuclear: Creating a ZigBee Chain Reaction

IoT is increasingly becoming a dirty word for botnet. Researchers have found ways to hijack a specific type of IoT...

“Most serious” Linux privilege-escalation bug ever is under active exploit (updated)

This is serious. Dubbed “Dirty Cow“, there are already exploit kits out there for Android and possibly others. Lurking in...

Singapore telco StarHub says hit by cyber attacks | Reuters

A massive DDoS attack on key DNS infrastructure happened last Friday. It appears that one of Singapore’s telco – Starhub...

Why Friday’s Massive DDoS Attack Should be Terrifying

Why Friday’s Massive DDoS Attack Should be Terrifying

Well, it didn’t take long to up the ante. Major websites were down for a period of time due to...

Strange Loop – IP Spoofing

Strange Loop – IP Spoofing

A very clear explanation to the DDoS problem that has been plaguing the Internet and recent advances in DDoS techniques....

150,000 IoT Devices behind the 1Tbps DDoS attack on OVH

150,000 IoT Devices behind the 1Tbps DDoS attack on OVH

This is not the first incident where large number of IoT devices are being used to launch a DDoS attack....

Hack Brief: Yahoo Breach Hits Half a Billion Users

Largest password breach so far – 500M users. After earlier reports of a cybercriminal hack that affected 200 million users,...

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