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DD4BC are DDoS attack driving force, new report claims

DD4BC are DDoS attack driving force, new report claims

A new report on DDoS trends points the finger at one group as the driving force behind many attacks. So, who is DD4BC?

Unique 8 week SANS Cyber Academy kicks off next week

Unique 8 week SANS Cyber Academy kicks off next week

In what is possibly a first for the industry, the SANS Institute is about to inaugurate a new bootcamp-style training programme for cyber-security professionals.

Google login credentials at risk from smart refrigerator hack

Hackers recently uncovered a man-in-the-middle vulnerability in a Samsung smart refrigerator.

Mumsnet hit again, this time by stronger series of attacks

Mumsnet has been targeted once again in a fresh sequence attacks.

Hackers revive Word macro malware in AutoIT RAT attack

Hackers revive Word macro malware in AutoIT RAT attack

Hackers have launched phishing attacks on organisations using legitimate automated management tools, according to Cisco.

Features

ICYMI: Big data leaking; Salesforce vulnerability; suppressed car hack; sound authentication and critical IE fix

ICYMI: Big data leaking; Salesforce vulnerability; suppressed car hack; sound authentication and critical IE fix

In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Big data leaking; Salesforce vulnerability patched; suppressed car hack; ambient sound authentication and critical IE fix.

Sound Proof: new two-factor authentication through ambient noise

Sound Proof: new two-factor authentication through ambient noise

Second authentication tier is proximity of user's phone to login device

ICYMI: Apple hack; Carphone Warehouse breach; Firefox patch; Russian self-sufficiency

ICYMI: Apple hack; Carphone Warehouse breach; Firefox patch; Russian self-sufficiency

The latest ICYMI column looks at the biggest stories on SC this week, including non-jailbroken Apple hack; carphone Warehouse breach; Firefox patch and more.

Opinion

Pre-empt the regulations and safeguard your data NOW!

Pre-empt the regulations and safeguard your data NOW!

Take steps now to protect your data ahead of changes to the General Data Protection Regulations in Europe, says Andy Hardy.

Sun, sea and shadow IT

Sun, sea and shadow IT

Chris Mayers provides warnings and advice for firms to help them stay safe as more workers log on when on holiday.

Privileged identities are at the core of today's cyber attacks

Privileged identities are at the core of today's cyber attacks

Given the difficulty of preventing them, we should focus instead on minimising the damage from cyber-attacks, says Philip Lieberman.