ICYMI: Kerberos flaws; 4% fines; Kaspersky malware; Xbox MitM; Enterprise DDoS
With the rise of Software Defined Networking (SDN), cloud and data centre network technologies driving more of our front end mobile computing experiences, concerns over the legitimacy and robustness of our ‘back end' have arguably never been higher. In this regard, new fears have surfaced relating to the Kerberosnetwork authentication protocol.
The EU agreed new rules on data protection which mean organisations can be fined up to four percent of global turnover for breaching the new laws.
According to Kaspersky Lab, 2015 was the year that saw the number of new malware files detected every day fall by 15,000, from 325,000 in 2014 to 310,000.
Microsoft has been forced to update its Certificate Trust list (CTL) for all supported releases of Microsoft Windows after it had inadvertently leaked private security keys for its xboxlive.com domain.
A recent survey has revealed that 48 percent of businesses believe they know both the identity and motivation of those behind DDoS attacks carried out against them, a large portion of which believed it was their competitors orchestrating the attacks.