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A Simple Tool Released to Protect Dasan GPON Routers from Remote Hacking

A Simple Tool Released to Protect Dasan GPON Routers from Remote Hacking

May 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Since hackers have started exploiting two recently disclosed unpatched critical vulnerabilities found in GPON home routers, security rese...
How to Mitigate the Threat Cryptocurrency Mining Poses to Enterprise Security

How to Mitigate the Threat Cryptocurrency Mining Poses to Enterprise Security

February 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The growing popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is generating curiosity—and concern—among security specialists. Crypto minin...
Firewall Bursting: A New Approach to Better Branch Security

Firewall Bursting: A New Approach to Better Branch Security

December 18, 2017Wang Wei
One of the most common network security solutions is the branch firewall. Branch firewall appliances can pack into a single device a wide...
DUHK Attack Lets Hackers Recover Encryption Key Used in VPNs & Web Sessions

DUHK Attack Lets Hackers Recover Encryption Key Used in VPNs & Web Sessions

October 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
DUHK — Don't Use Hard-coded Keys — is a new 'non-trivial' cryptographic implementation vulnerability that could allow attacke...
IPS as a Service Blocks WannaCry Spread Across the WAN

IPS as a Service Blocks WannaCry Spread Across the WAN

August 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
One of the most devastating aspects of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack was its self-propagating capability exploiting a vulnerabili...
What is the hype around Firewall as a Service?

What is the hype around Firewall as a Service?

July 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Admit it. Who would not want their firewall maintenance grunt work to go away? For more than 20 years, companies either managed their e...
China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger

China Shuts Down Popular VPN Services to Make Great Firewall Stronger

July 03, 2017Wang Wei
Online Privacy has been one of the biggest challenges in today's interconnected world, as the governments across the world have been ...
Cisco Exploit Leaked in NSA Hack Modifies to Target Latest Version of Firewalls

Cisco Exploit Leaked in NSA Hack Modifies to Target Latest Version of Firewalls

August 23, 2016Mohit Kumar
Recently released NSA exploit from " The Shadow Brokers " leak that affects older versions of Cisco System firewalls can work a...
Leaked Exploits are Legit and Belong to NSA: Cisco, Fortinet and Snowden Docs Confirm

Leaked Exploits are Legit and Belong to NSA: Cisco, Fortinet and Snowden Docs Confirm

August 19, 2016Mohit Kumar
Last week, a group calling itself " The Shadow Brokers " published what it said was a set of NSA "cyber weapons," inc...
Bank with No Firewall. That's How Hackers Managed to Steal $80 Million

Bank with No Firewall. That's How Hackers Managed to Steal $80 Million

April 22, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief Investigators from the Forensic Training Institute of the Bangladesh investigated the $80 Million bank heist and discovered t...
Juniper Firewalls with ScreenOS Backdoored Since 2012

Juniper Firewalls with ScreenOS Backdoored Since 2012

December 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Juniper Networks has announced that it has discovered " unauthorized code " in ScreenOS , the operating system for its NetScre...
Optimizing Network Security with SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager (FSM)

Optimizing Network Security with SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager (FSM)

April 10, 2014Wang Wei
Firewalls are the front-line soldiers, who sit strategically at the edge of your network and defend it from various security threats. Fi...
OpenBSD Project survived after $20,000 Donation from Romanian Bitcoin Billionaire

OpenBSD Project survived after $20,000 Donation from Romanian Bitcoin Billionaire

January 21, 2014Anonymous
Last year in the month of December the Security-focused Unix-like distribution ' OpenBSD ' Foundation announced that it was faci...
France Government used Rogue Google SSL Digital Certificates to Spy on users

France Government used Rogue Google SSL Digital Certificates to Spy on users

December 11, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Google has found that the French government agency using unauthorized digital certificates  for some of its own domains to perform man-in-th...
Cryptocat, a Secure and Encrypted chat blocked in Iran

Cryptocat, a Secure and Encrypted chat blocked in Iran

November 24, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Users in Iran call Internet as " Filternet ", because of the heavily censored Internet access they have. Million Iranians used VPN...
How to protect your computer from CryptoLocker ransomware malware ?

How to protect your computer from CryptoLocker ransomware malware ?

November 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
CryptoLocker is an especially insidious form of Ransomeware malware that was first detected in the wild in September 2013, restricts a...