The Dyn DNS attacks: What we know now

Cybersecurity breaches CSC Blogs

If you thought the massive Internet outage on Friday, Oct. 21, was over, you’d better think again. According to news reports that are just surfacing, the operators of the botnet are selling access to the formidable attack-network for $7,500 per 100,000 bots. According to this Forbes post, Hackers Sell $7,500 IoT Cannon to Bring Down The Web […]

Welcome to the wonderful world of hijacked IoT devices

IoT mobility security CSC Blogs

Last month, cyber hackers launched one of the largest DDoS attacks ever, crippling KrebsOnSecurity, a popular website run by tech security journalist Brian Krebs. What’s particularly chilling about this attack is that it used a network of connected devices — otherwise known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Here’s what happened to KrebsOnSecurity, as described by […]