Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

History
#1303 DDoSCoin: New crypto-currency rewards users for participating in DDoS attacks
In the most innovative, weirdest, and stupidest idea of the month, two researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Michigan have created a crypto-currency that rewards people for participating in DDoS attacks.

Called DDoSCoin, this digital currency rewards a person (called miner) for using their computer as part of a DDoS attack.
Read more
#1309 Researchers find serious flaws in iMessage encryption
#1308 Cloud hacking trick allows undetectable changes to VM memory
#1307 One in five vehicle vulnerabilities are ‘Hair on Fire’ critical
#1306 New attacks can monitor keystrokes, steal sensitive data from Android phones
#1305 Disable WPAD now or have your accounts and private data compromised
#1304 LinkedIn suffers huge bot attack that steals members’ personal data
#1303 DDoSCoin: New crypto-currency rewards users for participating in DDoS attacks
#1302 EU struggles to determine growing cost of cyberattacks
#1301 Visa alert and update on the Oracle breach
#1300 Why moving piece by piece to the cloud will see businesses succeed more
#1299 Google waves goodbye to Linux for new IoT OS Fuchsia - coming soon to Raspberry Pi
#1298 Linux bug leaves 1.4 billion Android users vulnerable to hijacking attacks
#1297 Shark: New Ransomware-as-a-Service threat takes bite of proceeds
History
2017: 01 02 03 04 05
2016: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12