Year’s largest denial of service attack identified

A week-long DDoS attack that launched a flood of traffic at an Asian e-commerce company in early November was the biggest such incident so far this year, according to Prolexic, a company that

Published on: November 25th, 2011 Lucian Constantin

All dot-com Web sites get security upgrade with DNSSEC

Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) were switched on for .com domain names late last week, in a final stage of one of the biggest security upgrades the Internet has seen. DNSSEC extends

Published on: April 6th, 2011 Keir Thomas

VoIP attacks on the rise?

In its recent annual security report, Cisco predicted VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) abuse as a potential area for cyber crime growth."Criminals use brute-force techniques to hack private branch exchange (PBX) systems to

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Joan Goodchild

$55 million telecom scam cracked, global hacker gang busted

A federal grand jury in New Jersey today indicted three people in connection with the hacking into the IT systems of thousands of companies worldwide to gain free access to telephone services, according

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin and Jeremy Kirk