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Internet Society Attacks State of Global Online Security

International non-profit the Internet Society (ISOC) has taken a long look at global online security, and it does not like what it sees. In a new report, prompted by a ...

November 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

John McAfee Points Finger over Massive DDoS Attack

On Friday (21st October), a malicious party was responsible for a huge DDoS attack on Managed DNS infrastructure provider Dyn, taking out sites like Twitter, SoundCloud, ...

October 23, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

“Great Firewall of Britain” Proposed

A proposal by the UK internet watchdog National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to filter internet content at the DNS level has been dubbed the “Great Firewall of Great ...

September 19, 2016 at 4:09 pm by

Banking Malware ‘Dridex’ is Back!

We’ve all had that moment, those unwanted pop-ups and advertisements on your computer that make you suddenly realise “I’ve got a virus”. It’s one ...

January 20, 2016 at 3:17 pm by
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Netflix Debates Geoblocking and VPN Use

Following its global rollout to over 130 countries, Netflix has been discussing the reality of its users bypassing geoblocked content via VPN services, admitting that it’s ...

January 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

Anonymous Claims They Are Responsible for Crippling Turkey

Anonymous has made recent news with taking part in and claiming hacks against several large groups, their latest campaign being targeted against ISIS (now more commonly known ...

December 27, 2015 at 10:00 am by
DDoS Attacks

Large Scale DDoS Attempted Take Down of DNS Root Servers

Someone actually tried the impossible on two separate occasions, to take down the internet’s backbone. They did ultimately fail for multiple reasons, but at the same ...

December 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

Exploit Found In Netgear Routers

So we’ve all had those periods where we come home and think our stuff has been moved around, you know when you think you’ve put your keys down beside the door and ...

October 9, 2015 at 8:39 pm by

Roaming The Open World Of GTA V Money Generator Scams

Grand Theft Auto is a franchise which has captured the imagination of fans with an engrossing open player world and also regular updates which never fail to entertain. But, ...

September 23, 2015 at 9:58 am by

Popcorn Time Vulnerability Leaves Users Open to Attack

A security engineer has found a vulnerability in popular pirate movie application Popcorn Time that could leave users’ devices open to being hacked by a ...

August 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

New Router Malware Said to Inject Porn into Webpages

Security experts are said to have found a new type of malware that attacks routers and injects unwanted ads and pornography into websites by modifying the router’s DNS ...

March 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Nubem Start to Offer a Free Dynamic DNS Service

Nubem, an emerging service providers in cloud computing technologies, has announced that it will start offering a Free Dynamic DNS service to all customers. For those who do ...

March 21, 2015 at 5:58 pm by

Latest Sony Leaks Reveals How MPAA Want To Change DNS

It’s no secret that the MPAA are wanting to take stronger measures against piracy, but recent Sony leaks suggest they’re pushing to crack down even harder than ...

December 17, 2014 at 10:58 pm by

Craigslist Knocked Offline

Craigslist was knocked offline yesterday (Sunday) and at the time of writing, it still hasn’t come back. The suspected DNS hijack was previously redirecting visitors to ...

November 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm by

Virgin Media Customers Lose Service After Internal Error

A number of Virgin Media customers found themselves starved of internet access last weekend, as a bug crashed the ISP’s child filtering system. The Websafe ...

November 11, 2014 at 1:01 pm by

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