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.
This is truly a wonderful, simple suggestion on Data Privacy Day geared for the home. So many of us are in a world filled with procedures and hardening documents, yet those tools and procedures get left at the office door. Don’t Do Defaults!
For all of you that may not have automatic patching in place for your Mozilla Firefox browsers, please review these patches and update accordingly.
This article should make all of us cringe and speaks to the absolute importance of data security at both the logical and physical layer.