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‘Application DDOS’ that target expensive APIs worry Netflix

Attackers can look legit while hitting APIs that make the most work for an app Netflix has identified denial of service threat to microservices architectures that it’s labelled “application DDOS”.…

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‘Application DDOS’ that target expensive APIs worry Netflix

Cybercrime taskforce collects huge botnet scalp on first go

Beebone deboned by the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce A sophisticated botnet has been neutered by a consortium starring the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce.…

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Cybercrime taskforce collects huge botnet scalp on first go

Google unleashes tame botnet to hunt XSS in cloudy code

Security scanner spawns hordes of attackers to probe you in all sorts of ways … Google has unleashed its own application security scanner, potentially rescuing admins from ‘fiddly’ existing offerings.…

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Google unleashes tame botnet to hunt XSS in cloudy code

Pony up: Botnet succesfully targets Bitcoin

Password-lifting network converted to cryptocoin-thievery Another $US200,000-plus worth of Bitcoins has been lifted, according to Trustwave, which has identified a new Pony botnet targeting crypto-currencies.…

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Pony up: Botnet succesfully targets Bitcoin

Spamhaus-style DDoS attacks: All the hackers are doing it

‘All you need is 10 lines of code and a lot of patience’ Hackers are increasingly turning to DNS reflection to amplify the volume of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.…

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Spamhaus-style DDoS attacks: All the hackers are doing it