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2014-05-21 12:26:38

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-25 12:25:23

Leading Ad Management Platform Conservatively Estimates Bots Cost the Market Over $300M Annually NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading ad management platform

2014-04-17 08:31:28

Attackers chose reflection versus infection techniques to achieve larger DDoS attacks CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Black Markets For Hackers Continue To Expand
2014-03-27 13:01:26

Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals

Computer Malware Helping Thieves In Bitcoin Mining Operations
2014-02-25 13:57:14

Malware-ridden computers are being used to help mine Bitcoins, according to computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego. Researchers from the university looked at over 2,000 pieces of malware used by Bitcoin mining operations and were able to estimate how much money...

2014-02-11 23:29:14

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit.

2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.

Botnet Blocker Startup Takes 'Shape' In Silicon Valley
2014-01-22 04:17:49

The next big line of defense against hackers is the web security company Shape Security which came out of stealth mode on Tuesday. The Silicon Valley startup revealed its ShapeShifter network security appliance, which will help websites and businesses block hacking attempts such as malware and bots.

Hacker Infiltrates, Attempts To Sell Access To BBC FTP Server
2013-12-30 06:24:09

A hacker reportedly managed to gain access to a computer server at the BBC sometime on or before Christmas Day, and then tried to sell access to the public broadcasting station’s network over the holidays.

Pony Botnet Steals Two Million Passwords From Social Network Users
2013-12-05 05:51:54

An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I found."


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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