attacks Archive
memcached ddos attack

Are your assets at risk of being victimized or weaponized in a Memcached DDoS attack?

Two record-breaking DDoS attacks, which used misconfigured Memcached servers for amplification/reflection, created 1.35 Tbps and 1.7 Tbps bogus traffic towards GitHub and an unnamed US-based company, respectively. Even though amplification/reflection DDoS attacks are not new to the cyber security world, the amount of traffic created is terrifyingly huge thanks to misconfigured Memcached servers’ amplification by […]
Keynotes Phishing

Keynotes APWG Global Phishing Survey 2015-2016 – Attack Motivation

Keynotes, Phishing; Attacks where money is handled or moves in commerce are typically designed to directly defraud victims. Attacks on social networks, e-mail systems usually are attempts to harvest credentials for further use. There are continued attacks on ISP’s and other Internet services companies to obtain Internet resources to launch further attacks. There are also […]