Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1354 2015–16 annual DDoS threat landscape report
From April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2016, Imperva Incapsula mitigated an average of 445 attacks per week targeting its customers. As evidenced by the graph below (figure 1), over that period the number of both network and application layer attacks doubled during the year.

Application layer assaults accounted for the majority (60 percent). But looking closer, their relative number has been trending downward—dropping by more than five percent year over year. If this continues, network layer attacks could be as commonplace as their application layer counterparts by 2018.
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#1358 Opera brings its free VPN service to Android
#1357 New collision attacks against 3DES, Blowfish allow for cookie decryption
#1356 Wildfire ransomware code cracked: Victims can now unlock encrypted files for free
#1355 How good is Tibet's Beijing-backed search engine?
#1354 2015–16 annual DDoS threat landscape report
#1353 Juniper confirms leaked NSA exploits affect its firewalls
#1352 Has your internet provider been compromised? Malicious insiders are helping cybercriminals hack telecoms firms
#1351 Android Nougat winners and losers: Will your phone get an upgrade to Google's latest OS?
#1350 Timing of browser-based security alerts could be better
#1349 GozNym banking trojan targeting German banks
#1348 NSA-linked Cisco exploit poses bigger threat than previously thought
#1347 Wildfire, the ransomware threat that takes Holland and Belgium hostage
#1346 Massive data leak hits French submarine company
#1345 University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware
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