A week in security (May 13 – 19)

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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4 lessons to be learned from the DOE’s DDoS attack

The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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Compromising vital infrastructure: communication

In the series about vital infrastructure we look at communication. How vital is it? How is malware a threat and even how does malware show us the way to secure communication?

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DDoS attacks are growing: What can businesses do?

How do DDoS attacks work? And how do we protect our organizations from the growing size and number of attacks?

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Massive DDoS attack washes over GitHub

We take a look at the colossal DDoS attack on GitHub, the largest-ever on record. How did threat actors do it, and what can companies do to protect against it?

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