Long-lasting DDoS attacks make a comeback as numbers of attacks and targets rise

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/26/long-lasting-ddos-attacks-make-a-comeback-as-numbers-of-attacks-and-targets-rise/ Long-lasting DDoS attacks made a return in the first quarter of 2018 with the longest attack seen lasting 297 hours (more than 12 days). The last time a longer … Read more

Kaspersky Lab plans Swiss data center to quell fears about Russian connections

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/21/kaspersky-swiss-data-center/ The US has repeatedly voiced concerns about Kaspersky Labs, expressing distrust of the Russian company. So concerned is the Trump administration about possible ties to the Russian government, that … Read more

Ransomware gives way to miners as cyber criminals follow the money

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/currency-miners-replace-ransomware/ Cyber criminals have started using sophisticated infection methods and techniques borrowed from targeted attacks in order to install mining software on attacked PCs within organizations says Kaspersky Lab. Some 2.7 … Read more

Kaspersky reveals details of extraordinarily powerful Android trojan, Skygofree

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/17/kaspersky-skygofree-android-malware/ Security firm Kaspersky Lab has revealed details of a highly-sophisticated Android trojan that takes advantage of multiple vulnerabilities to gain full control of a device. Skygofree has capabilities that … Read more