Though the Spamhaus DDoS attack showed the potential devastation of increasing bandwidth, DDoS attack trends show DDoS type to be just as important.
The software giant's May 2013 Patch Tuesday update permanently fixes the IE8 zero-day flaw found in the Dept. of Labor website attack.
10 May 2013 Eight hackers charged with $45m cyber fraud (ComputerWeekly.com)
US federal authorities have charged eight hackers in connection with a $45m debit card fraud scheme
The IE8 zero-day attack planted in the U.S. Labor Department's website highlights how few organizations can ward off never-before-seen attacks.
Microsoft released a temporary fix to mitigate attacks using the most recent Internet Explorer 8 zero day vulnerability.
McAfee has announced an agreement to acquire next-gen firewall maker Stonesoft for $389 million.
The Chinese government's alleged cyber-espionage arm remains active after a quiet period, using the same tactics revealed in Mandiant's APT1 report.
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Verizon data breach report 2013: Data shows need for risk awareness SearchSecurity.com | 22 Apr 2013
Verizon's annual breach report indicates outsiders still cause most breaches, and despite no one-size-fits-all defense, better risk awareness can help.