Why a massive DDoS attack on a blogger has internet experts worried

DOS and DDOS attacks are far from a thing of the past or something that is easily mitigated.  Mr. Krebs has taught us that over the last week.  Organizations should take their preparations very seriously.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/09/29/why-a-massive-ddos-attack-on-a-blogger-has-internet-experts-worried/

Krebs – Carders Park Piles of Cash at Joker’s Stash

This is a very interesting article from Brian Krebs.  If you have read his book, “Spam Nation”, you will certainly notice a similarity between the customer service being provided stolen card purchasers and the high levels of customer service that developed in the spam and counterfeit pharmaceutical trade of the early 2000’s.  Even criminals recognize the need to please customers and generate return visits.

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/03/carders-park-piles-of-cash-at-jokers-stash/