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BotNet Report: Threats and Analysis.

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released an interesting report on the increasingly sophisticated threat of botnets – groups of computers and/or computerized devices that can be used for malicious purposes, such as large-scale DDoS attacks or spamming messages.  The report makes 6 specific notes worth chewing on: 1.  Automated, distributed attacks are a global … Continue reading

Protecting Your “Internet of Things”

The WannaCry/Crypt attacks were a major wake-up call to the IT world that we are highly vulnerable when we’re careless. The ransomware attack should theoretically have failed, because the most recent Windows updates released a full month or two before the attack contained fixes which prevented WannaCry from working. So of course, in theory, everybody’s … Continue reading

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