Cyber weapons

Understanding and mitigating DDoS Attacks-tools

A DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack works to shut down a particular web server.

The United States and its cyber weapons are harming the world

The United States and the agencies that belong to it have been in the news for the last couple of

Malware & cyber espionage, ongoing attacks on sensitive information

Malware once were used primarily to destroy the victim's PC, but the scenario has completely changed today.

While surviving the need of wanting to harm with malicious software, for example in the development of cyber weapons, the current trend is to develop agents that serve primarily to the function of spying.

The ‘cyber war’ era began long ago

 

Cyberwarfare: The strategic importance of defense

I was reading an interesting article on the cyber wars I was attracted by the comparison of Stuxnet to the first nuclear bomb detonated at a site nicknamed Trinity in the barren Jornada del Muerto desert of New Mexico on  July 16, 1945.

Cyber weapons? Get used to it – We are at cyberwar!

The latest malware threat that is going around the world is the malware Flame. Security Affairs has published an article that explains the functions of the Flame malware.

Flame is not the first malware that has hit Iran. Each time that Iran gets targeted by a malware it gets published on the internet and it then gets wide media attention.

We can tell this by looking at the history of malware attacks on Iran like the Stuxnet malware, Duqu malware and Viper.

McAfee Report on alarming growth of cyber threats

 I find really interesting the report released by security firms regarding the principal cyber threats and the related evolution. This time I desire to share the data proposed in the by McAfee Labs in its McAfee Threats Report - First Quarter 2012.

Let's start observing that this first part of year have registered an impressive increase of the malware diffusion, the experts believe that the trend of growth will be consolidated during the current year, and the area which could suffer more the incoming cyber threats will be the mobile. The number of malware in mobile environment has quadrupled respect the last year and the almost all of the agents isolated are new and related to the Android OS based devices ( 87%).

A picture of the Iran threat

 

The Unknowns, hacker’s revenge in the name of security

 It's happened, another group of hacker named The Unknowns has hacked several organizations,

Fear Iran and escalation of cyber attacks

 

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