Archive for May 11, 2017 | Daily archive page

Another IoT botnet has been found feasting on 120k vulnerable IP cameras

Persirai targets more than a thousand different internet protocol camera models. Researchers at Trend Micro warn that 120,000 web-connected cameras are vulnerable to the malware. Consumers would, in most cases, be unaware that their devices are even exposed to the internet much less at risk of compromise. Hackers are using a known but seldom patched […]

Macron defeats Russian hackers and puts leakers at a disadvantage

Emmanuel Macron’s digital team responded to cyberattacks with a “cyber-blurring” strategy that involved fake email accounts loaded with false documents. […] “We created false accounts, with false content, as traps. We did this massively, to create the obligation for them to verify, to determine whether it was a real account,” Mr. Mahjoubi said. “I don’t […]

Well this is awkward. As Microsoft was bragging about Office at Build, Office 365 went down

TITSUP: Total Inability To Stand Up Products Loads of people reported that, at around 1245 PT, access to the service went out. Microsoft confirmed shortly after it was having problems, and said it was looking into the matter. Subscribers in New York, Denver, Texas, and Portland, in the US, were, for example, unable to access […]

 
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