January 31, 2019
Website Malware protection

265 Researchers Take Down 100,000 Malware Distribution Websites

Security researchers over the globe joined in a venture committed to sharing URLs used in malicious campaigns managed to take down close to 100,000 websites actively engaged in malware distribution. The task called URLhaus was started by, a non-benefit cybersecurity association in Switzerland. The operations began towards the end of March 2018 and recorded...
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China Telecoms Traffic

Oracle Confirms China Telecoms Traffic Misdirections

Oracle’s Internet Intelligence division has affirmed today the discoveries of a scholastic paper distributed two weeks prior that blamed China for “seizing the crucial web spine of western nations.”   The examination paper was created by scientists from the US Naval War College and Tel Aviv University and it made many waves online after it...
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Domain Monitoring

DHS issues security alert about recent DNS hijacking attacks

DHS spreads out four-advance activity plan for researching DNS hacks and securing DNS management accounts. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has distributed today an ” emergency directive” that contains guidance with respect to an ongoing report detailing a wave of DNS hijacking incidents perpetrated by Iran. The emergency directive [1, 2] orders government...
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