Tag Archives: DDoS

Attacker DDoSes the Internet – Daily Security Byte EP. 190

Can hackers knock out the Internet? Probably not, but it look like attackers tried to disrupt DNS recent by launching a distributed denial of service attack against the root DNS servers. Watch today’s video to learn how the IT community can make it harder for attackers to launch reflected attacks.

(Episode Runtime: 4:04)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3BbYBb4hl4

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Mobile DDoS from China – Daily Security Byte EP.151

A hosting and security company discovered attackers leveraging mobile devices in China to launch a DDoS attack against one of its customers. Watch today’s video to learn how this DDoS attack is unique, and what you can do to prevent your computer from becoming a pawn in some criminal’s attack.

(Episode Runtime: 2:50)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iznz2iN8PRY

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Hacked Teams, Suspicious Glitches, and 0day Fixes – WSWiR Episode 159

Last week was another packed week of information security stories. If you’re falling behind, and don’t know what’s really important, use our weekly video to keep up to date.

Last Friday’s episode covered an ironic story about a “grey hat” security company getting hacked, leaked Adobe Flash 0day, an important software update, and much more. Watch last Friday’s video to learn the details, or peruse the reference section if you prefer to read.

Show Note: This week I’m traveling to the UK for some WatchGuard events. I’ll try my best to post some videos, however, I may miss a few days and have to post at non-typical hours.

(Episode Runtime: 11:18)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPmCm0eepxQ

EPISODE REFERENCES:

EXTRAS:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Lizard Squad Drama – Daily Security Byte EP.113

A Finnish teenager was convicted of 50,000 incidents of cyber fraud while part of the Lizard Squad; yet he’s not going to jail. One of his victims, and the ex-chief of Sony Online Entertainment (SOE), is not happy and vents to the world. Watch Friday’s video to learn all about this InfoSec drama.

(Episode Runtime: 2:31)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4RReNpK_0U

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

VM Venom, MS Patches, & GTA V Malware – WSWiR Episode 152

Last week was full of a wide range of information security news; from the latest critical Microsoft updates, to a new virtualization system vulnerability, and finishing off with malware targeting a popular video game. If you find yourself falling behind with the latest security intelligence, you’re not alone. Don’t worry though, we’re here to pick up the slack.

Press play below to hear the highlights from last week, and subscribe to our YouTube Channel to get regular updates. If you’re hungry for more security news, also check out our References section for links to other stories.

(Episode Runtime: 8:37)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLIL0Yxnkn8

EPISODE REFERENCES:

EXTRAS:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

SOHO Router DDoS – Daily Security Byte EP.82

Have you ever wonder what consumer routers are doing when they sit at home and everyone is at work? Well, it turns out they may be acting as zombies in a DDoS attack. Watch the video to learn more and hear what to do to protect your SOHO networks.

 

(Episode Runtime: 1:42)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oceIW8lY0Xw

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

China’s Great Cannon – Daily Security Byte EP.65

Two weeks ago experts blamed China for a DDoS attack against Github. This week, researchers describe the Great Cannon tool that China allegedly uses for these sorts of attacks. Press play to learn more, and to hear how I think we should combat this threat.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:30)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stx9IRTcUBo

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

The Dyre Wolf Bites – Daily Security Byte EP.59

The Dyre trojan has been stealing banking credentials for awhile now, but IBM has discovered a new campaign that adds a human element to this digital attack. Watch the video to learn what to look out for, and how to protect your bank account from getting drained.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:51)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3_jjP3gL3M

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

Chinese GitHub DDoS – Daily Security Byte EP.56

Github has suffered a heavy distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for over four days. Researchers say the attack comes from China, and is related to the political site GreatFire.org. Watch the video to learn about man-on-the-side attacks, and what to look for in DDoS protection.

 

(Episode Runtime: 2:04)

Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imoPp5DmFrE

EPISODE REFERENCES:

— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)

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