Cisco warns of attacks targeting high severity router vulnerability

Cisco warned of attacks actively targeting the CVE-2020-3118 high severity vulnerability found to affect multiple carrier-grade routers that run the company's Cisco IOS XR Software. The IOS XR Network OS is deployed on several Cisco router platforms including NCS 540 & 560, NCS 5500, 8000, and ASR 9000 series routers. The vulnerability impacts third-party white … Continue reading Cisco warns of attacks targeting high severity router vulnerability

US Counterintelligence Director & Fmr. Europol Leader Talk Election Security

The US counterintelligence lead joins a former Europol cyber chief to discuss modern election threats and the benefits of public-private collaboration. Nations worldwide have faced the challenge of maintaining trustworthy elections in the face of evolving cyberthreats. As the United States rapidly approaches its 2020 presidential election, officials are concerned about how to best protect … Continue reading US Counterintelligence Director & Fmr. Europol Leader Talk Election Security

Nation-state actor hit Google with the largest DDoS attack

In an overview of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) trends targeting its network links, Google revealed that in 2017 a nation-state actor used massive firepower that amounted to more than 2.54 terabits per second. The actor targeted thousands of Google IP addresses at the same time and used several attack methods in a campaign that span across … Continue reading Nation-state actor hit Google with the largest DDoS attack

How to Pinpoint Rogue IoT Devices on Your Network

Researchers explain how security practitioners can recognize when a seemingly benign device could be malicious. A Raspberry Pi floating on your network may not be cause for concern – at first. But when did it join the network? What is it doing? Is it the only Raspberry Pi? These questions can help discern a benign … Continue reading How to Pinpoint Rogue IoT Devices on Your Network

New HEH Botnet Targets Exposed Telnet Services

Latest threat is one in a growing list of malware developed in the Go programming language. A potentially destructive peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet has surfaced and is targeting a broad variety of Internet of Things (IoT) devices with exposed or weakly protected telnet services. Researchers at China-based 360NetLab, who recently discovered the so-called HEH botnet this … Continue reading New HEH Botnet Targets Exposed Telnet Services