Tag: attack

Top 4 Successful DDoS Attacks

It is not surprising to learn criminals have taken a liking to using DDoS attacks against popular service providers. In most cases, these attacks shut down a specific financial institution or company that caused quite a bit of controversy. Throughout the years, several notable DDoS attacks have occurred, all of which were successful to a certain degree. It is expected more of these attacks will take place throughout 2017 and …
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Top 5 Ways Hackers Can Attack You

Today an unmeasurable number of debates rise about the ways we can interact with technology in the years to come, and one of the topics is, precisely, security.  Many people think that only one person is capable of exploiting the flaws present in various types of systems, but it has been proven that those attackers almost always operate in close knit groups. In this article, we will present you the Top …
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Top 3 Social Engineering Attacks Of 2016

Social engineering has been a popular attack vector for criminals, both in the online and offline world. Over time, some of these social engineering attacks have evolved over time. Three types of attack have made a significant impact in 2016, and it is likely similar methods will be used throughout 2017 and beyond. #3 The Resume Spam And Ransomware Initially discovered in June of 2015, the “resume social engineering attack” …
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New Attack Against The DAO Reveals Sloppy Coding By Slock.It

Not too long ago, it appeared somebody has been draining funds from the DAO again. This is the third time such an attack took place in less than two months. More worryingly, it appears very similar attacks have been used in all three instances. Luckily, this final attack seems to be “white hat hacker probing”. Then again, they did reveal some very worrying parts about The DAO’s code, which may …
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