Attack Techniques

Report: Toolkits now used in the majority of cyberattacks


Cybercrime attack toolkits are now used in the majority of internet attacks, according to a report released Tuesday by Symantec.

Servers hacked to launch more powerful DDoS attacks


Researchers at security firm Imperva have discovered a botnet made up of hundreds of servers that is capable of launching something more powerful than traditional distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Report: ATM fraud on the rise


A report issued this week found that 10 percent of all credit and debit card fraud victims had cash withdrawn from their accounts via ATM transactions.

Web browser flaw enables attacks against EV SSL


Two security researchers are set to show how, due to a common browser vulnerability, extended-validation SSL certifications don't offer much more protection than traditional certs.

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