DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security) is a new digital security system that protects Internet clients from counterfeit DNS data. It does this by verifying digital signatures embedded in the data as DNSSEC. This allows users to validate that the DNS records they receive came from the authentic origin.
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The world biggest DDoS-for-Hire service was stopped after the Croatian Police arrested the teenage mastermind hacker. At the webstresser.org the registered users could launch a DDoS attack against their targets for €15 or BitCoin. This way technical skills weren’t required for starting such an attack.
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A newly-discovered keylogger malware has been found infecting computers in the wild. Though the malware is far from advanced, it’s efficient at stealing passwords.
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A zero-day vulnerability in WordPress core was disclosed, which allows an attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack against a vulnerable application. The vulnerability exists in the modules used to load JS and CSS files. These modules were designed to decrease page-loading time, but have effectively rendered the WordPress core susceptible to DoS attacks.
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