Hackers conduct DDoS-attacks on U.S. banks

Attacks carried out by a botnet Brobot and fake DNS-servers. According to the company Arbor Networks, for last week observed significant increase in the level of activity of hackers who conduct DDoS-attacks on computer systems of U.S. banks. The intention to carry out attacks by hackers of Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber ??Fighters claimed another 10(…)

Firewalls cannot cope with the onslaught of DDoS-attacks

A study conducted by F5 Networks, found that companies are still very much rely on firewalls to protect against DoS-attacks despite the fact that this class of devices is often not doing its job. The study, which was attended by 1000 medium and large organizations from 10 countries, found that 45% of respondents regularly fall(…)

Ghost Click: association to deal with threats

Legislators and public officials use the term “public-private partnership” to combat threats to virtual so often that it has acquired the meaning of “not doing anything.” But a recent operation Ghost Clickshows that such a collective effort is needed to fight cyber criminals and other advanced viruses. On Wednesday, the FBI announced a global investigation conducted by(…)

Anonymous claims to have access to DNS-servers of Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and others

Anonymous division in Sri Lanka said on breaking DNS-server companies Symantec, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and several other organizations over the past few days. Group members say that if they wish, they can hold so-called cache poisoning attack on the DNS-server. DNS-cache snooping is a process that allows you to get a full or almost full information about(…)