This DDOS attack in the UK is significant not only for the target chosen, but also due to the timing.
This is a good audio recap of the week from the team at Threatpost.
I think this is an exciting addition to VirusTotal and a good option for everyone to consider when reviewing systems, especially in the commissioning process. It should also be a function of lifecycle management for your device sets.
This is a good article to bring to light why it has become so easy for novice criminals to attack entities with sound, effective tools. Beware.
This most certainly brings up a few security concerns, especially for those home users that do not understand the security needs for their home SSID’s.
Though I do not believe Oracle’s justification for deprecation of the Java plug-in for one moment, I am thrilled to see this transition move forward.
I do not want to be overly simplistic in my response to this article because I realize these are well crafted payloads and creative phishing attempts. But at the end of the day, don’t open attachments from strangers. It really can be that simple. Think twice or three times, or more, before you click.