Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1011 Has the Lizard Squad returned to ruin your day again?
It seems that those annoying cyberyobs that call themselves the Lizard Squad might have struck again. Sigh! It looks like they’ve run a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack against Blizzard’s Battle.net servers, stopping players of the popular Overwatch game from – well – playing.

A DDoS is cybervandalism that involves flooding a system with so much data that it’s unusable. If skillful hacking is like picking the lock to a door then a DDoS is stopping others from using the door by piling things up in front of it.
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#1018 How to spot Ingenico self-checkout skimmers
#1017 Malware can use fan noise to steal data from air-gapped systems
#1016 Chrome bug makes it easy to download movies from Netflix and Amazon Prime
#1015 Selfrando technique mitigates attacks unmasking Tor users
#1014 Popular anime site (Jkanime) infected, redirecting to exploit kit, ransomware
#1013 Severe Swagger vulnerability compromises NodeJS, PHP, Java
#1012 Malvertising and ransomware: the Bonnie and Clyde of advanced threat (PDF)
#1011 Has the Lizard Squad returned to ruin your day again?
#1010 GozNym: Living in America
#1009 Internet trolls hack popular YouTube channel WatchMojo
#1008 HTML5 ads aren't that safe compared to Flash, experts say
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