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Computer World Australia
BitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacksBitTorrent applications used by hundreds of millions of users around the world
BitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks
Computer World Australia / Posted 11 days ago
BitTorrent applications used by hundreds of millions of users around the world could be tricked into participating in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, amplifying the malicious traffic generated by attackers by up to 50 times. DDoS... Read more
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PC Advisor
BitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacksBitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service...
BitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks
PC Advisor / Posted 11 days ago
BitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service... BitTorrent programs can be abused to amplify distributed denial-of-service... BitTorrent applications used by hundreds of millions of users around the world could be... Read more
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16d
CIO
Why SharePoint is the last great on-premises applicationAt the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month in Orlando, we heard many
Why SharePoint is the last great on-premises application
CIO / Posted 16 days ago
At the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month in Orlando, we heard many of the same grumblings we've been hearing about Microsoft for years now: They don't care about on-premises servers. They're leaving IT administrators in the dust and... Read more
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iTWire
Black Hat Conference 2015 – “Today is a good day to hack”I wish I had attended the conference because it has generated at least a dozen
Black Hat Conference 2015 – “Today is a good day to hack”
iTWire / Posted 20 days ago
I wish I had attended the conference because it has generated at least a dozen incredible headlines that should worry us all – and that is on a good day. Black Hat is really a misnomer – it is all about some 9000 white hat hackers coming together to... Read more
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CNET
August 07, 2015A new type of attack, “Man in the Cloud” (MITC), can quietly coopt common file
August 07, 2015
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
A new type of attack, “Man in the Cloud” (MITC), can quietly coopt common file synchronization services, such as Google Drive and Dropbox, to turn them into devastating attack tools, Imperva has revealed in a report released today at Black Hat USA... Read more
22d
The Register
Imperva demos cloudy man-in-the-middle attackDropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and Box can be turned into men-in-the-middle w
Imperva demos cloudy man-in-the-middle attack
The Register / Posted 22 days ago
Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, and Box can be turned into men-in-the-middle without an attacker needing access to users' plaintext credentials, according to security bods at Imperva. The problem, the paper says, is that the OAuth 2.0... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Man-in-the-Cloud Attacks Not Easily DetectedYou know about man-in-the-middle attacks, and you’ve heard of the man in the mo
Man-in-the-Cloud Attacks Not Easily Detected
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 22 days ago
You know about man-in-the-middle attacks, and you’ve heard of the man in the moon, but Imperva is warning of “man-in-the-cloud” attacks that can give hackers access to files stored in the cloud through popular synchronization services. Imperva... Read more
23d
PC Advisor
File sync services provide covert way to control hacked computers File synchronization services, used to accommodate roaming employees inside
File sync services provide covert way to control hacked computers
PC Advisor / Posted 23 days ago
File synchronization services, used to accommodate roaming employees inside organizations, can also be a weak point... Read more
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PC Magazine
Windows 10: Worth it for Business?Microsoft is betting big that Windows 10 is going to wash away the perceived pa
Windows 10: Worth it for Business?
PC Magazine / Posted 30 days ago
Microsoft is betting big that Windows 10 is going to wash away the perceived pain that was, and for many still is, Windows 8. The business world, both enterprise and SMB, was especially leery of Windows 8 and those few who did make the jump seemed... Read more

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