Category: Internet Security

Cloudflare Security Breach

Posted by in Cloudflare, Internet Security, Web Security

Cloudflare is a United States-based company that provides Internet security and enhances website performance of the websites associated with it. The company has recently been faced with a security breach when a bug caused portions of data to leak from its customers’ websites.   An investigation by the name Cloudbleed has been launched to get…

Yahoo Attacked by Foreign Government

Posted by in Internet, Internet Security, Yahoo!

Yahoo users were recently shocked to find out that their email accounts were hacked three years ago by a foreign government. In August of 2013, over a billion accounts were accessed in order to steal information about people. All of their phone numbers, email addresses, passwords, and security questions were put up for sale by…

New Malware Threats Lurk On At Least Half the Web

Posted by in Internet Security, Malware

The internet is increasingly hostile these days. It was recently discovered that half of the world’s most popular websites are susceptible to malware. Malware is a computer program designed to harm users in some way. The attacks can range from stealing user information to destroying family photos.   Researchers have concluded that the widespread use…

Massive International DDoS Criminal Network Taken Down

Posted by in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Internet, Internet Security

Law enforcement just made a major breakthrough in the ongoing war against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Police all over the world coordinated the simultaneous arrest of 34 suspects and officially warned over 100 other alleged attackers. Investigators had used information obtained from the recently shutdown DDoS-for-hire service Netspoof in order to facilitate the…

Government Officials Say Internet Security Is Insufficient

Posted by in Internet, Internet Security, Web Security

Internet security has been in the news quite often over the past few years. However, the situation is not getting any better. This is according to some of the top officials in the Obama administration. The thing that has many people in Washington concerned is the abundance of devices currently available on the market that…

Firewall Companies Say NSA Vulnerabilities are Legit

Posted by in Cisco, Fortinet, Internet Security, Web Security

Cisco and Fortinet Say NSA Weaknesses are the Real Thing Being able to successfully hack a computer database, especially a major government database proves that technology in the wrong hands can be quite devastating. Recently, a group known as the Shadow Brokers decided to post tons of data on the internet this past weekend, after…


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