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Dutch IT security consultancy/service provider Fox-IT has revealed on Thursday that it has suffered a security breach, which resulted in some files and emails sent by the company’s customers to be intercepted by an unknown attacker.

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What a timely way to end this series on Threat Modeling the Internet of Things (IoT). An advanced thingbot, nicknamed Reaper (or IoTroop), was recently discovered infecting hordes of IoT devices. Reaper ups the ante for IoT security. It has a sophisticated C2 channel system and a Lua code execution environment (to deliver much more […]

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Fast Flux, a DNS technique first introduced in 2006 and widely associated with the Storm Worm malware variants, can be used by botnets to hide various types of malicious activities – including phishing, web proxying, malware delivery, and malware communication. The technique allows the botnet to “hide” behind an ever-changing network of compromised hosts, ultimately […]

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