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Akamai has observed three new reflection DDoS attacks in recent months: NetBIOS name server reflection, RPC portmap reflection, and Sentinel reflection. In a reflection DDoS attack, also called a DrDoS attack, there are three types of participants: the attacker, victim servers that act as unwitting accomplices, and the attacker’s target. The attacker sends a simple […]

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Just like earthquakes, tsunamis and Justin Bieber screw ups, the birth of a royal baby in London in the UK provides spammers with a good hook to land their social engineering or malware on unsuspecting victims’ PCs. The AVG Web Threats Research Group found this one this morning. It’s a fake “live update” gimmick: You […]

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Cybercriminals in Brazil appear to have come up with a new tactic to lure users into giving up their login information. A few days ago, we found a post on a Brazilian forum offering a browser that could access the website of the Banco do Brasil without using the needed security plugin.Figure 1. Homemade browser […]

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