In-brief: A sustained denial of service attack against Dyn, a provider of hosted domain name system (DNS) services hobbled some of the Internet’s most trafficked websites on Friday. Its source or intended purpose still aren’t known.
In-brief: A massive distributed denial of service attack has taken a crusading cybercrime journalist’s website offline and compromised cameras, broadband routers and other Internet of Things devices are playing a part in the attack.
In-brief: Both Cisco Systems and Fortinet confirmed that vulnerabilities targeted by tools leaked by the previously unknown group Shadow Brokers were real.
In-brief: Twenty US hotels operated by HEI Hotel & Resorts on behalf of Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental are the victims of a hack focused on point of sale systems, media reports say.
In-brief: Akamai lead researcher Or Katz shares longitudinal data showing that blackhat SEO campaigns designed to improve the ranking of web sites that collect cheating and marital infidelity stories have worked.