Security experts warn malware variants of XORDDoS and Kaiji distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnets are targeting exposed Docker servers.
The CERT Coordination Center issued a new advisory for a UPnP configuration vulnerability CVE-2020-12695 that could allow an attacker to abuse devices and send traffic to arbitrary destinations. As a result, devices connected to the internet with UPnP enabled could expose additional vulnerabilities that could lead to amplified DDoS attacks and data loss.
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.
To help organizations prepare for Internet of Things (IoT) threats, we outline some key security recommendations for IoT authorization, authentication and access control.
Security firm Sucuri warned back in June how compromised CCTV devices were used in multiple denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks every day. In the report, nearly 25,000 compromised devices from all over the world were used in various attacks on small businesses.