Hackers have infected nearly 152,000 hosts with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) botnet targeting Electrum developers and their servers.
Red Hat released security guidance that addresses recent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) amplification attacks being performed by attackers who are exploiting vulnerable memcached systems exposed to the internet.
Do you have any internet-facing devices running memcached? Security experts warn that systems exposed to the internet and running memcached on port 11211 UDP and TCP are being exploited in a new distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) reflection attack.
As Checkpoint researchers discovered earlier this week, a variant of Mirai malware dubbed Satori was used to attack hundreds of thousands of Huawei home routers in the past several weeks. Now the Satori exploit…
A collaboration of technology and content delivery competitors helped shut down the WireX botnet, the largest botnet of mobile devices ever recorded.
In a recent cyber threat report, McAfee provided some good intelligence on how cybercriminals use Mirai attacks to infect poorly configured Internet of Things (IoT) devices and turn them into bots used for large scale network attacks.