The Mirai IoT botnet has been using STOMP (Simple Text Oriented Messaging Protocol) floods to attack targets, a protocol that isn’t normally associated with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. [Read More]
The hacker who launched a massive DDoS attack against Dyn, which operates a key hub in the internet, was probably a disgruntled gamer, said Dale Drew, chief security officer for Level 3 Communications. [Read More]
Cyber threat protection and intelligence firm FireEye this week launched new cloud-based network security and threat intelligence offerings amid improving finances with its earnings report for the third quarter of 2016. [Read More]
Security analytics and testing firm Rapid7 this week unveiled Project Heisenberg Cloud, a research project designed to use the cloud to get a closer look at what attackers are doing, both in the cloud and across the Internet. [Read More]
Starting in Firefox 51, Mozilla’s web browser will display an error when a SHA-1 certificate is encountered that chains up to a root certificate included in Mozilla’s CA Certificate Program. [Read More]
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