Ramesh has previously worked at companies such as TechCircle, The Economic Times and The New Indian Express, writing and editing stories on enterprise technology, consumer technology, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.
Scientists from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado Boulder say they have discovered a new way that attackers could launch reflected denial-of-service amplification attacks over TCP by abusing middleboxes and censorship infrastructure.
The Malwarebytes threat intelligence team has discovered a remote access Trojan apparently designed to target Russian speakers that may have combined a social engineering technique with a known exploit to maximize chances of infecting targets.
Europol says the "No More Ransom" project, a portal launched five years ago, so far has helped more than 6 million ransomware victims worldwide recover their files for free so they could avoid paying almost 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in ransoms.
Malware developers increasingly are relying on "exotic" programming languages - such as Go, Rust, DLang and Nim - to create malicious code that can avoid detection by security tools and add a layer of obfuscation to an attack, according to a report released Monday by BlackBerry.
Google will soon release a security update to address eight vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, including a high-severity zero-day flaw that's being exploited in the wild. It also plans to upgrade all Chrome page loads to HTTPS.
Some security experts are questioning the findings of a recent report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a London-based think tank, that concludes China is 10 years behind the United States in "cyber capacity."
Some 700 million records of LinkedIn users have reportedly been offered for sale on a hacker forum. The social media platform, and several security experts, say that the offering stems from the "scraping" of records from websites and not a data breach.
The daily peak of DDoS attack traffic increased 100% from January 2020 to May 2021, reaching 3 Tbps, with most of the high-bandwidth, high-intensity attacks originating from fewer than 50 hosting companies, Nokia Deepfield reports.
The Microsoft 365 Defender research team says it has “disrupted a large-scale business email compromise infrastructure hosted in multiple web services.” It describes in a blog post how the BEC fraud scheme worked.