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Symantec Attacks ZeroAccess Botnet
2013-10-01 12:00:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Computer security firm Symantec dealt a blow to cybercriminals this week as the firm disabled one of the world’s largest networks of infected computers. About 500,000 hijacked computers were taken out of the 1.9 million or so ZeroAccess botnet the company reported on Monday. These so-called “zombie” computers were used for advertising and online currency fraud as well as to infect other machines. These computers are used to...

Massive Data Leak Discovered In Three Large US Data Providers
2013-09-26 08:33:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After several months of investigations, security researcher Brian Krebs has pinpointed a massive data leak to weak points in three large US data providers. Though the FBI began its own investigations in March, Krebs now says a site that releases the birthdays and social security numbers of several public figures gets its information from a “small but very potent” botnet. Following the report, data brokers D&B, LexisNexis...

China Blames 'Denial of Service' Attack For Crashing Internet
2013-08-26 12:38:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese government is blaming the largest denial-of-service (DoS) attack it has ever received for bringing down part of its Internet. The attackers disrupted service to many sites with the .cn domain shortly after 2 a.m. local time. A second, more intense attack was launched against the Chinese Internet two hours later. According to a PCWorld report, the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) issued an apology during...

2013-08-21 23:00:28

CFEngine announced two new members of its executive team as the company continues to increase its investments to provide an integrated automation platform for Application Service Assurance across on-premise infrastructure and heterogeneous clouds. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 CFEngine Inc., provider of the world’s leading open source configuration management software with more than 10M servers under management, today announced two new members of its executive team as the...

2013-08-08 23:25:24

Nagios Enterprises has recently launched the official Nagios Affiliate Program worldwide, and registration is now available. The program enables community members to earn a competitive commission as Nagios Enterprises continues to expand further into the IT management industry. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Nagios Enterprises has recently launched the official Nagios Affiliate Program worldwide, and registration is now available. The program enables community members to earn a...

2013-07-30 23:20:30

NetFlow Logic Corporation announces solutions for real-time cyber threat detection and forensic investigations at Black Hat USA 2013. Visit our website to register for a free trial or contact us for a personalized demo at: http://www.netflowlogic.com Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Cyber Threat Detection Solutions NetFlow Logic launches its Cyber Threat Security Suite. The suite includes real-time threat detection of Botnet Command and Control (C&C) Hosts, APT1, and Malicious...

2013-07-26 23:17:35

Today is the 14th Annual System Administrator Appreciation Day organized by sysadminday.com. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Today is the 14th Annual System Administrator Appreciation Day organized by sysadminday.com. CFEngine Inc., provider of the world’s leading open source configuration management software, today released a light-hearted InfoGraphic to make clear why it supports the initiative. "Without the work of System Administrators, our modern world would grind to a...

2013-07-25 23:16:31

Nagios, the industry standard in IT infrastructure monitoring, has been used by millions of individuals and organizations to deliver high-quality network monitoring solutions to businesses all over the world. With its extensive track record, powerful product offerings, and active community involvement, Nagios continues to see future growth and success. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Nagios, the industry standard in IT infrastructure monitoring, has been used by millions of...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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