Dyn DDoS attack: The aftermath

On October 21, New Hampshire-based Internet performance management company Dyn suffered the largest DDoS attack ever to be registered. The attacks – there were three, in …

Leaked: Source code for Mirai IoT DDoS botnet

IoT-powered DDoS attacks are on the rise, and the situation is poised to become even worse now that the source code for the Mirai malware has been made public. Reporter Brian …

Spam is once again on the rise

Spam volume is back to mid-2010 heights, and Cisco Talos researchers say that the Necurs botnet is partly to blame. “Many of the host IPs sending Necurs’ spam have …

Bart ransomware victims get free decryptor

AVG malware analyst Jakub Kroustek has devised a decryptor for Bart ransomware, and the company has made it available for download (for free). Bart ransomware This particular …