Can you Prepare for the Increased DDos Attack Techniques?

The number of DDoS (denial-of-service) attacks are increasing around the globe. While the average person or company doesn’t have any control over the DDoS attacks that can occur on a public network, there are a few tricks that companies can do to try to outwit the cybercriminals. DDoS attacks are designed for a specific purpose. They flood an enterprise with such a high volume of requests that it causes the

Modified Mirai botnet Possibly Affecting Five Million Routers Around the World

Cybercriminals have made quite a profession on DDoS (denial-of-service) attacks and in the modified Mirai botnet, they have found a specific weakness in certain routers that could five million around the world in a vulnerable position. When a DDoS attack occurs, it can take entire networks and systems to the brink of inaccessibility, and it doesn’t matter how large or small the network is. The original version of Mirai botnet

Even the Most Diligent Can Be Hacked

There may be assumptions that individuals and businesses that fall prey to credit card fraud are those that typically don’t pay attention and leave themselves open for the crime. This assumption would be false, as even those that are diligent about security and protection can suffer the slings and arrows of credit card hacking. Checking credit card charges and balances should typically be done at least twice per month. In
stuxnet trojan - da vinci forensics

USB Thief Trojan: A Danger to Everyone

USB Thief Trojan: A Danger to Everyone Connectivity seems to be the name of the game in almost everything that we do in today’s society. However, in the world of malware, there are some recent new additions that step outside of the internet connection concept to launch attacks. The latest Trojan that has been found is USB-specific and it is posed to be one of the most dangerous that has
Your Computer Might Be A Zombie

Your Computer Might Be A Zombie

Yes, you read the headline correctly... Zombies are real and the dastardly horde might be breeding in YOUR PC. In computer terms, a zombie is a computer connected to the Internet that has been compromised by a hacker, computer virus or trojan horse and can be used to perform malicious tasks of one sort or another under remote direction on other unsuspecting victims. Botnets of zombie computers are often used