Stuart Scholly

DDoS-for-hire preying on SaaS apps such as Joomla
Akamai is alerting enterprises and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers of attackers using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
iOS and Android targeted by Man-in-the-Middle attacks
Akamai has issued an alert on the Xsser mobile remote access trojan (mRAT), which targets iOS and Android devices and which may involve cellphone tower eavesdropping for location-specific attacks.
Akamai warns banks of new ‘crime kit’
Akamai Technologies Inc is alerting banks and enterprises to the use of Yummba webinject tools in banking fraud, and making banks even more vulnerable to malware.
Universal PnP devices being harnessed for massive DDoS attacks
Akamai Technologies Inc’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert) is warning the security community, device vendors, Internet service providers (ISPs) and enterprises of the risk of massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks involving Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) devices.
DDoS attacks grow, era of botnets: Akamai’s Prolexic report
DDoS attacks are continuing in high numbers, backed by more insidious botnets, according to the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report.
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