How a “cutting edge” non-profit used VR to help Syrian refugees

When you think about how residents from Canada and other countries have helped Syrian refugees, virtual reality (VR) technology probably isn't the first method that leaps to mind. Yet VR turned out to

Published on: April 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Attackers upping the ways they use DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are getting more complex, with attackers becoming wise to the ways of DDoS threat prevention. That’s according to a new report from Incapsula Inc., a U.S.-based security

Published on: March 28th, 2014 Candice So

500,000 bots blotted out with shut down of Web hosting firm

The shutdown last week of a U.S.-based Web hosting company crippled more than 500,000 bots, or compromised computers, which are no longer able to receive commands from criminals, a security researcher said today.Although

Published on: November 19th, 2008 Brian Jackson

How hackers pull a fast flux on security enforcers

In the continuing computer security arms race, a technique called fast flux is the bad guys' latest way of thwarting attempts to shut down phishing scams and other Web nasties.Fast flux was first

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Grant Buckler