IT disaster recovery, cloud computing and information security news

Long-lasting DDOS attacks make a return

The second quarter of 2017 confirmed that long-lasting DDoS attacks are back in business. The longest attack in the quarter was active for 277 hours (more than 11 days) – which is a 131 per cent increase compared to Q1.

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Phishing hacker tactics uncovered

Imperva has published a new research report, ‘Beyond Takeover – Stories from a Hacked Account.’ The report reveals common patterns in phishing attacks and how hackers find and use data in compromised accounts.  

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