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Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

March 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Two separate proofs-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for Memcached amplification attack have been released online that could allow even scri...
Unpatched DoS Flaw Could Help Anyone Take Down WordPress Websites

Unpatched DoS Flaw Could Help Anyone Take Down WordPress Websites

February 05, 2018Mohit Kumar
A simple yet serious application-level denial of service (DoS) vulnerability has been discovered in WordPress CMS platform that could all...
Three Hackers Plead Guilty to Creating IoT-based Mirai DDoS Botnet

Three Hackers Plead Guilty to Creating IoT-based Mirai DDoS Botnet

December 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
The U.S. federal officials have arrested three hackers who have pleaded guilty to computer-crimes charges for creating and distributing M...
Europol arrests 34 Teenagers for using DDoS Attack Tools

Europol arrests 34 Teenagers for using DDoS Attack Tools

December 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Europol has announced that the law enforcement agencies from 13 countries around the globe have arrested 34 users of Netspoof DDoS attack...
Mirai Botnet Itself is Flawed; Hacking Back IoTs Could Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Mirai Botnet Itself is Flawed; Hacking Back IoTs Could Mitigate DDoS Attacks

October 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
The infamous botnet that was used in the recent massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against the popular DNS provider Dyn...
Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

October 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You might be surprised to know that your security cameras, Internet-connected toasters and refrigerators may have inadvertently participa...
How to Remove KeyRaider Malware that Hacked Over 225,000 iOS Devices

How to Remove KeyRaider Malware that Hacked Over 225,000 iOS Devices

September 06, 2015Mohit Kumar
Jailbreaking your device may have got you the best of apps but after reading this you will know what a high price you could have to pay ...
THN Weekly Roundup — Top 14 Must-Read Cyber Security Stories

THN Weekly Roundup — Top 14 Must-Read Cyber Security Stories

September 06, 2015Mohit Kumar
We found a high concern for cybersecurity tactics and an increased awareness of the challenges that it brings. This week, we shared...
Six U.K. Teens Arrested for using Lizard Squad's DDoS Tool

Six U.K. Teens Arrested for using Lizard Squad's DDoS Tool

August 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Six British teenagers arrested and released on bail on suspicion of launching cyber attacks on websites and services with the help of Li...
GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

August 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Github – the popular code sharing website used by programmers to collaborate on software development – again became a victim of a distr...
China Using A Powerful 'Great Cannon' Weapon to Censor The Internet

China Using A Powerful 'Great Cannon' Weapon to Censor The Internet

April 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
China has something very impressive that we are not aware of. The country has a powerful and previously unknown weapon that its governme...