ICYMI: Kerberos flaws; 4% fines; Kaspersky malware; Xbox MitM; Enterprise DDoS

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The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at flaws found in Kerberos; EU announces 4% fines for data protection breaches; Kaspersky malware count falls; MitM attacks possible on Xbox; and how enterprise DDoS attacks are being blamed on competitors.

'Devastating flaws' in Kerberos authentication protocol

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.

EU agrees 4% fines for breaching data protection regulations

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.

Kaspersky Lab's new malware count falls but other AV provider have different figures

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.

Cyber-criminals could launch man-in-the-middle attack on Xbox Live users

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.

48% of companies accuse their competitors of staging DDoS attacks against them

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.

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