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TeslaCrypt Ransomware On the Rise, Gaming Attacks Trending

TeslaCrypt Ransomware On the Rise, Gaming Attacks Trending

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

"Over the past year or so, we have observed ransomware become a popular hacking ploy because for most users, it is easier to pay a few hundred dollars then risk losing personal information.."

Website Hackers Slip Under The Radar With Impersonator Bots

Website Hackers Slip Under The Radar With Impersonator Bots

Saturday, 14 March 2015

"Many types of bad bots roam the Internet, from scrapers and spammers to the more sophisticated vulnerability scanners and DDoS bots. If other bad bots can be compared to well-trained soldiers carrying out the orders of their commander, impersonator bots are the Special Ops unit..."

Obama's Cyberthreat Intel Aggregator Plan Divides Security Experts

Obama's Cyberthreat Intel Aggregator Plan Divides Security Experts

Monday, 16 February 2015

"The move is a step in the right direction, coming at a time when we're seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of cyberattacks and cyberterrorism across all fronts," suggested Marc Gaffan, CEO and cofounder of Incapsula"

Feedback Friday: Reactions to White House Cybersecurity Information Sharing Initiative

Feedback Friday: Reactions to White House Cybersecurity Information Sharing Initiative

Friday, 13 February 2015

"Obama’s new legislation removes all ambiguity so for the first time companies can prosecute the so-called “bot-herders” that try to do them harm."

Obama Pledges to Push Cyber Security Reforms

Obama Pledges to Push Cyber Security Reforms

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

"Recently, we have watched cyber criminals not only engage in more complex attacks, but also seen the proliferation of hacking guns for hire."

Cybersecurity Industry Reacts to Obama's State Of The Union

Cybersecurity Industry Reacts to Obama's State Of The Union

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

"We see great potential in allowing courts to shut down bots engaged in DDoS attacks and other illegal activity," said Marc Gaffan, chief executive of Incapsula."

Discussion Point: Security Experts Respond to the State of the Union Address

Discussion Point: Security Experts Respond to the State of the Union Address

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

"Creating legislation that clearly states the illegality of selling botnets will combat the exponential growth of malicious bots trolling the Internet…"

For Spambots, Flattery Gets You Everywhere

For Spambots, Flattery Gets You Everywhere

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

And bots on the whole are getting sneakier, with the amount of "impersonator bots"…"