Massive DDoS attack harnesses 145,000 hacked IoT devices

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security expert says these types of attacks are likely to become more common. EHRs and other hospital IT systems could face dramatic new risks. In what some are calling the biggest distributed denial-of-services attack ever seen, a botnet comprising thousands The…

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KrebsOnSecurity site under attack after DDoS-for-hire service was exposed and alleged owners arrested

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security researcher Brian Krebs’ website KrebsOnSecurity came under “heavy and sustainable” attack after two 18 year-old Israeli hackers were arrested over their connection with a DDoS-for-hire service called vDOS. The arrests coincided with an article, which exposed the two hackers The…

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