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How massive DDoS attacks leverage the Internet’s DNA  03 April 2014 
Source: Last Watchdog - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The bad guys are taking full advantage of the squishy parts of the Internet’s DNA. The result: massive DDoS attacks are disrupting Internet commerce, and slowing down the speed of the web.
Google, Level 3 DNS services hijacked by TurkTelekom  31 March 2014 
Source: Network World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Google said its free DNS (Domain Name System) service is being intercepted by most Turkish ISPs as the country battles users trying to circumvent censorship efforts by the government.
10,000 Linux servers hit by malware serving tsunami of spam and exploits  21 March 2014 
Source: arsTechnica - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Researchers have documented an ongoing criminal operation infecting more than 10,000 Unix and Linux servers with malware that sends spam and redirects end users to malicious Web pages.
Large DDoS attack brings WordPress pingback abuse back into spotlight  12 March 2014 
Source: Network World - Posted by Alex   
Attackers have abused the WordPress pingback feature, which allows sites to cross-reference blog posts, to launch a large-scale, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, according to researchers from Web security firm Sucuri.
Tor network used to hide 900 botnets and darknet markets  07 March 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The Tor network is in danger of being swamped by criminals abusing its anonymity to hide an underworld of parasitic botnets, malicious command and control and ‘darknet’ markets, according to research from Kaspersky Lab.
Criminals hack 300,000 home routers as part of mystery 'pharming' attack  04 March 2014 
Source: TechWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Criminals have quietly compromised 300,000 consumer and small office routers as part of a newly-discovered global DNS redirection campaign, independent US research outfit Team Cymru has discovered.
To build the best defense, know which attack is which  28 February 2014 
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Dave Wreski   
As you mount your defense against the bad guys, it's important to make the distinction between the two major types of attack: the initial compromise and movement.
Was the iOS SSL Flaw Deliberate?  27 February 2014 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Last October, I speculated on the best ways to go about designing and implementing a software backdoor. I suggested three characteristics of a good backdoor: low chance of discovery, high deniability if discovered, and minimal conspiracy to implement.
Azazel – Userland Anti-debugging & Anti-detection Rootkit  18 February 2014 
Source: Darknet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Azazel is a userland rootkit written in C based off of the original LD_PRELOAD technique from Jynx rootkit. It is more robust and has additional features, and focuses heavily around anti-debugging and anti-detection. Features include log cleaning, pcap subversion, and more.
Can a hacker use a brute-force attack to steal an online password?  17 February 2014 
Source: PC World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Harish Kumar asked if a brute force attack--which tries random text strings until one turns out to be your password—would work on major websites. “Will Facebook allow millions of failed attempts?”
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