Weekly Executive Summary for Week September 15, 2017

What is it? Botnet What has it been dubbed? Mirai What does it do? The malware was designed to infect vulnerable IoT devices, which would later be used to launch enormous DDoS attacks. Mirai launches large scans of IP addresses to detect which IoT devices are Continue Reading

HSBC online banking hit by DDOS attack

Source: The Independent – HSBC Down due to cyber attack HSBC was surprised with a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) last week that targeted their customer’s online banking. No mention was made as to which region(s) of the world were affected as HSBC does business internationally. HSBC worked Continue Reading