DNS amplification attacks continue to dominate distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, while mobile devices make up a larger share of traffic. The number of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks rose 86% in the third quarter compared to a year ago, with amplification attacks using the domain name system (DNS) remaining the most popular technique for attacking targets.
Unknown groups have started tampering with Web traffic encryption, causing the number of fingerprints for connections using Transport Layer Security to jump from 19,000 to 1.4 billion in less than a year. Online attackers are trying to obscure their encrypted traffic in an attempt to evade detection, using a technique known as “cipher stunting,” accoding
Intellectual property and personally identifiable information tie for the type of data IT practitioners are worried about losing. Today’s IT and security pros are no strangers to data theft: 61% have experienced a data breach at their current company; 48% at a previous company. On average, each has dealt with six. Researchers surveyed 700 IT
The application developed by a research group allows users to spot possible IoT security problems. A project at Princeton University is studying IoT devices used in homes and, in the process, has developed a tool that can give individuals a great deal of insight into the IoT activity going on all around them. The Princeton