In-brief: Researchers at Anubis Networks claim that Necurs, one of the world’s largest botnets, has added a feature for launching denial of service attacks.
In-brief: a recording and slides from the Security Ledger and Bastille’s recent webinar “Deconstructing the Top IoT Hacks of 2016” are now available online.
In-brief: in our inaugural Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, the Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint about ransomware, the care and feeding of security talent and the news of the week.
In-brief: More than 14,000 Internet domains stopped using managed DNS services from Dyn, the New Hampshire based company, following an October botnet attack on the company, data from Bitsight suggests.
In-brief: Weeks after the Federal Trade Commission sued the firm D-Link for weak security in its broadband routers, dozens of routers made by the firm NetGear are reported to also be vulnerable to trivial hacking attacks. Small businesses including restaurants and cafés are heavy users of the devices and may be particularly vulnerable, according to experts at the firm Trustwave.