Botnet-driven DDoS Attacks Represent a Developing Cyberthreat

Security researchers recently discovered a new variant of the famous Hide and Seek (HNS) botnet, which infected nearly 90,000 unique devices from the time of its discovery at the start of the year. The botnet, the world’s first to communicate via a custom-built peer to peer protocol, has now also become the first IoT malware strain that, under certain conditions, can survive a device reboot and remain on infected devices after the initial compromise.

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Critical Infrastructure Organisations Could Face Huge Fines Under NIS Directive

The NIS Regulations are taking effect and those who operate essential services and industrial control systems will be expected to improve their resilience to today’s cyber threats. We examine how critical infrastructure organisations will respond to the rising threat of cyber-attacks.

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DDoS Attacks Can Cost Organizations $50,000 Per Attack

Corero surveyed over 300 security professionals from a range of industries including financial services, cloud, government, online gaming and media sectors, which revealed that DDoS attacks are costing enterprises up to $50,000 (£35,000) per attack.

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Hajime Botnet Scanning for Vulnerable MikroTik Routers

Security researchers have shared concerns about scans being carried out by a Hajime IoT botnet looking to mass-infect unpatched MikroTik devices. This blog explains what is the Hajime botnet, Botnet herding and how to protect against the threat.

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Banks in Denial over Their Resilience to DDoS attacks

Are retail and investment banks in denial about being adequately protected from the frequent advanced DDoS attacks they’re getting hit with today?

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