Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.

 Posted by on 2016-09-29 at 16:53  brian krebs, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, ddos, Hacking, infosec, Internet, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.
Sep 292016
 


About a week ago, the website of journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was hit with a crippling hacker assault known as a “distributed denial of service,” or DDoS, which knocked him off the Internet for several days.

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Google shields security reporter targeted by massive cyberattack

 Posted by on 2016-09-27 at 00:52  brian krebs, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, ddos, denial of service, google, Hacking, infosec, Internet, malware, Politics, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Google shields security reporter targeted by massive cyberattack
Sep 272016
 

Google is putting its considerable internet might behind protecting the reporting of Brian Krebs, a respected security journalist who’s website has been largely inaccessible for the past week due to a massive cyberattack.

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A massive attack that may have hijacked online cameras will soon be “the new normal”

 Posted by on 2016-09-24 at 00:00  botnet, ddos, Hacking, Internet, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on A massive attack that may have hijacked online cameras will soon be “the new normal”
Sep 242016
 

One of the biggest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks ever was been directed at independent security journalist Brian Krebs on Tuesday (Sept. 27), and lasted for three days, leading his service provider to take his website offline.

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A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 13:40  cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, infosec, Internet, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’
Sep 162016
 

When Bruce Schneier writes a post titled, Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet, you better listen. Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet.

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5 security practices hackers say make their lives harder

 Posted by on 2016-08-26 at 17:21  Hacking, infosec, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on 5 security practices hackers say make their lives harder
Aug 262016
 


Whether they identify as white hats, black hats or something in-between, a majority of hackers agree that no password is safe from them — or the government for that matter.

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Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits

 Posted by on 2016-08-24 at 23:53  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber war, hackernews, Hacking, infosec, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, tech, vpn  Comments Off on Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits
Aug 242016
 

Last week, an anonymous group calling itself the Shadow Brokers leaked a bunch of National Security Agency hacking tools. Whoever they are, the Shadow Brokers say they still have more data to dump.

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A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know

 Posted by on 2016-08-23 at 16:48  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security  Comments Off on A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know
Aug 232016
 

Hackers known as the Shadow Brokers unleashed a new security scare this month by publishing exploits stolen from the NSA. The exploits came in the form of software code that was designed to do things like break into Cisco, Fortinent and other firewalls.

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