Microsoft patches nine critical bugs as part of December Patch Tuesday roundup.
Every year we see an increase in website attacks during the holidays. While business owners see their sales go up due to promotional Black Friday and Cyber Monday campaigns, hackers are in the background working nonstop to create malicious, fraudulent websites as well as take advantage of legitimate ones. Main Cyber Monday Threats Phishing Pages One
Microsoft’s November Patch Tuesday fixes include mitigation against a zero-day vulnerability leaving Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 open to attack.
There are currently no mitigations for the Firefox attack, a researcher told Threatpost.
Microsoft’s September Patch Tuesday release tackles three vulnerabilities actively being exploited in the wild.
Denial of Service (Dos) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are unforgiving. They test the limits of your web server and application resources by sending spikes of fake traffic to your website. It is also notoriously difficult to conduct forensics on a DDoS attack, making the source of the attack a mystery. DDoS attacks
As we have previously discussed on this blog, surreptitious cryptomining continues to be a problem as new methods emerge to both evade and hasten the ease of mining at the expense of system administrators, website owners, and their visitors. Another Way Hackers are Tricking Website Visitors into Stealth Cryptomining The latest of these new techniques