Stories by Tim Greene

Was the Dyn DDoS attack actually a script kiddie v. PSN?

The massive DDoS attack that disrupted the internet address-lookup service Dyn last week was perhaps pulled off by a script kiddie targeting PlayStation Network and using Mirai malware to assemble a massive IoT botnet, according to research by Flashpoint.

How the Dyn DDoS attack unfolded

The attacks that overwhelmed the internet-address lookup service provided by Dyn today were well coordinated and carefully plotted to take down data centers all over the globe, preventing customers from reaching more than 1,200 domains Dyn was in charge of.

Waratek upgrades Java protection

Waratek is introducing a feature to its Java-protection platform that enables upgrading to the current version of Java without having to install Java updates or touch the apps running within the Java virtual machine.

Can you hack the vote? Yes, but not how you might think

With Donald Trump already talking about the presidential election being rigged, Symantec has set up a simulated voting station that shows how electronic systems might be hacked to alter actual vote tallies for just a few hundred dollars.

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