Yearly archives: 2015




In total 4% of the customer base had personal data compromised.   The cyber-attack on TalkTalk was successful on a much smaller scale than the company initially estimated, according to the latest update on the matter. When the story initially broke, it was reported that millions of customers were affected […]

TalkTalk hack affected far fewer customers than first thought








The XOR DDoS botnet can generate attacks more powerful than most businesses can withstand A Linux botnet has grown so powerful that it can generate crippling distributed denial-of-service attacks at over 150 Gbps, many times greater than a typical company’s infrastructure can withstand. The malware behind the botnet is known as […]

Linux botnet is launching crippling DDoS attacks at more than ...










This is the second “critical” out-of-band patch issued in as many months. It’s all Internet Explorer’s fault — again. Microsoft has released an emergency out-of-band patch for a “critical”-rated security vulnerability, affecting all supported versions of Windows. The software giant said in an advisory Tuesday that users visiting a specially-crafted website […]

CVE-2015-2502 Microsoft issues emergency patch for all versions of Windows