Hackers Are Amplifying DDoS Attacks By Abusing TCP Middleboxes

Threat actors are now abusing middleboxes for reflection and amplification using distributed denial-of-service (DDoS0 attacks. Researchers at the University of Colorado and the University of Maryland theorized the use of misconfigured network and censorship systems for DDoS reflection last year. They showed that threat actors could abuse the censorship infrastructure for the sake of amplifying a DDoS … Continue reading Hackers Are Amplifying DDoS Attacks By Abusing TCP Middleboxes

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Report: Nearly 75% of Infusion Pumps Affected by Severe Vulnerabilities

An analysis of data crowdsourced from more than 200,000 network-connected infusion pumps used in hospitals and healthcare entities has revealed that 75% of those medical devices contain security weaknesses that could put them at risk of potential exploitation.
“These shortcomings included exposure to one or more of some 40 known cybersecurity vulnerabilities and/or alerts that they had one or

U.S. Senate Passes Cybersecurity Bill to Strengthen Critical Infrastructure Security

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the “Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act” on Tuesday in an attempt to bolster the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure owners in the country.
The new bipartisan legislation, among other things, stipulates entities that experience a cyber incident to report the attacks within 72 hours to the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA),

A Boycotter’s Guide: 5 Ukrainian Alternatives to Russian Vodka

On Thursday, Feb. 24, a video posted to Twitter showed a Vermont bartender pouring Stolichnaya vodka down the drip tray, joining other US citizens, state governors, and countries who have initiated a boycott of imported Russian liquors.   “We don’t serve Russian products here,” the bartender says in the video.   Sorry @Stoli lovers. No more. 🇺🇦🇺🇸 […]