Tag: Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attacks

A Primer on IoT Security Risks

IoT security risks include physical, network, software and encryption attacks that target the sensor, network and application layers of IoT systems.

Is IoT Security an Oxymoron?

As the Internet of Things continues to expand, IT leaders must prepare accordingly or find themselves vulnerable to countless IoT security threats.

Lessons From the Dyn DDoS Attack

Domain name provider Dyn suffered the largest DDoS attack in history on Oct. 21. DDoS is nothing new, but the attack highlights some alarming trends.

DDoS-for-Hire Forum Gets Denied Service

Hack Forums, one of the internet’s largest freely accessible security technology sites, has garnered some unwanted attention lately. When a denizen of the forum released the source code of the Mirai botnet malware, many security researchers...