Corero Networks’ 2019 Security Predictions

It is safe to say that 2018 has been a very busy year for cybercriminals. Between attackers exploiting Memcached reflection vulnerabilities to launch the largest DDoS attacks the world has ever seen and some of the world’s major airlines suffering catastrophic data breaches, today’s determined cybercriminals have shown no signs of slowing down.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Prime Time for Cyber Crime

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, and while holiday shoppers are making their lists and checking them twice, no doubt cyber criminals are making their own lists—of e-commerce sites to target.

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DerpTroll: Despite the crime, will he even do time?

In 2013 and 2014 the cyber security industry was taken by storm after gaming super giants, including Sony, EA and Steam, were taken offline by DDoS attackers. The attackers went by the name of DerpTroll and they used Twitter to coordinate DDoS attacks and generally cause internet chaos.

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Why Critical National Infrastructure Organizations Shouldn’t Overlook DDoS Attacks

On the 1st of November the Department of Homeland Security kicked off its National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. The month is aimed at raising awareness on the security issues which surround our critical national infrastructure and providing organizations with best-practice advice on ways to help keep these systems safe from physical and cyber security threats.

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DDoS Attacks Can Interfere with Election Campaigns

With the U.S. 2018 midterm elections less than two weeks away, elections officials and political candidates have reason to be concerned about cybersecurity. Potential targets could include either a state or local election system, or the websites of political candidates, or on voter registration systems.

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