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Blizzard Entertainment reported a crippling DDoS attack over the weekend creating chronic latency and connection issues for players of games Overwatch, World of Warcraft and others. The DDoS attack has since subsided, according to Blizzard, but users are still grousing on Twitter over lingering connection issues and feature unavailability within some games.

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It used to be so simple. Attack campaigns were relatively simple to determine, for example when we detailed the recent Shamoon campaign it was clear that this was intended to disrupt the victim. In this case the target was clearly Saudi Arabia, and the use of a wiper component indicated the objective of the perpetrators of the attack.

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Researchers have demonstrated that it’s possible to create synthetic DNA strands containing malicious computer code that, if sequenced and analyzed, could compromise a computer. The main goal of their research was to test open-source bioinformatics software commonly used by researchers to analyze DNA data for security flaws;

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