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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Virtual servers made a noise, but IT industry’s advancement doesn’t have any intention. Not everyone is satisfied with the rigidity of servers or the insecurity of sharing hosting. The search for stable and more secure hosting alternatives resulted in another innovation – dedicated servers hosting service. Based on Hyper Visor technologies, VDS provides a dedicated OS to each server, allowing flexibility and the control they need to companies of medium and small sizes. This excludes hosting like degree of security’s weaknesses. The VDS technology can be new, but it’s gaining popularity extremely fast. VDS and VPS appear to be the same – almost, but not entirely – the difference between them being in the OS they use.
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