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We Need to Address These Preventable IoT Security Problems

“On July 3, Cloudflare’s global DDoS protection system, Gatebot, automatically detected and mitigated a UDP-based DDoS attack that peaked at 654 Gbps. The attack was part of a ten-day multi-vector DDoS campaign targeting a Magic Transit customer and was mitigated without any human intervention. The DDoS campaign is believed to have been generated by Moobot, a Mirai-based botnet. No downtime, service…

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Microsoft Gives Linux and Android a Significant Security Upgrade

Microsoft’s Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Microsoft Defender ATP) is now available on Linux servers and various Android devices. Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux currently provides real-time protection for Linux servers, using various system types including: btrfs ecryptfs ext2 ext3 ext4 fuse fuseblk jfs nfs overlay ramfs reiserfs tempfs udf vfat…

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Is DNSSEC Adoption Worth It

The Domain Name System (DNS) is essentially the phone book of the Internet. It is what makes sites like antonmcclure.com, google.com, facebook.com, oracle.com, linkedin.com, medium.com, and the many other sites and web applications we use on a day-to-day basis resolve to their domain names. As more and more people use the Internet, more and more…