Posts Tagged ‘attack’

Browser-based attacks up

An interesting article, that shows why using a better browser is an important way to keep your computer secure. Perhaps we need to tell these people to stop using IE and start using Firefox. Nudge, nudge, [elbow in the ribs]. First downloads were the big risk. Then email became the big target. Now it’s the […]

Akamai taken out by bot network

Doesn’t this creep you out? Akamai, an extremely robust network, designed for those who need intensive server-side power, taken out by a bot network. 14,000 servers in 1,100 networks in 65+ countries. Just makes you wonder how vulnerable the internet really is. Yea, it’s a web, and not based on a central hub. But it […]