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Arbor DDoS

DDoS Record Broken Again as Memcached Attack Hits 1.7 Tbps

Days after a massive 1.35 Tbps DDoS attack against GitHub, an even larger attack reported at 1.7 Tbps by Netscout Arbor emerges to become the largest DDoS yet.
Daily Tech Briefing March 5, 2018

GitHub Is Victim of Largest Recorded DDoS Attack VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: GitHub is hit by the largest DDoS attack ever recorded at 1.35T bps; a new congressional report details Russian social media meddling; after its split with Micron, Intel finds a new 3D-NAND flash partner; and there's more.
Cisco Tetration Workload Protection

Cisco Extends Tetration Analytics to Enable Workload Protection

A new Cisco Tetration update provides vulnerability detection and process behavior monitoring, as well as a decoupled policy engine that will enable information to be streamed to software-defined networking controllers.

Facebook Automatically Upgrading Links to HTTPS to Boost Security

Facebook is now using an approach called HSTS preloading, to send users to the HTTPS secured version of a link.
Meltdown, Spectre Chip Flaws

Microsoft Resumes Issuing Windows Patches to Fix Meltdown, Spectre

After a rocky start, Microsoft begins re-issuing patches that include Intel firmware patches for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws.

Startup Xage Launches Blockchain-Protected IIoT Security

New company distributes authentication and private data across industrial edge network of devices, creating a tamper-proof fabric for communication, authentication and trust.
Daily Tech Briefing - March 2, 2018

Hackers Using New Type of DDoS Attack to Boost Volume VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Attackers are using memcached servers to amplify DDoS attacks; Google introduces an SSL policy setting capability for load balancers; enterprises gain extra setup features in Windows 10 Build 17110; and there's more.
Fortinet Michael Xie

Fortinet Boosts Security Fabric With Cloud, SD-WAN Security Features

The network security vendor releases its FortiOS 6.0 firmware, providing expanded visibility and control to enable a multidevice security fabric.
New Gen Authentication Methods

Five New Ways to Prove It’s Really You Logging into Personal Accounts

Since the Equifax breach revealed that the personal information of more than half the adult population of the U.S. had been compromised, security firms have developed new ways to sign into services more securely.
GitHub DDoS

GitHub Hit By Largest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded at 1.35 Tbps

GitHub was a victim of a Distributed Denial of Service attack that uses mis-configured memcached servers to amplify attack traffic. The good news though is that the attack was mitigated inside of 8 minutes.

Bugcrowd Raises $26M to Expand Bug Bounty Platform

The managed bug bounty platform vendor looks to grow its business beyond vulnerability disclosures to help organizations meet security compliance objectives.
Microsoft Biometric Security

Nuance Biometric Security Turns Your Body Into an Authentication Tool

NEWS ANALYSIS: Nuance uses new developments in biometrics to identify a person through unique characteristics that are nearly impossible to crack.

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