News tagged with web attacks

The structural insecurities underlying the internet

Most people would agree with the principle that good foundations are essential to any structure that is intended to last. But what if when you started building, you didn't envisage how large, complex or essential ...

Mar 13, 2014
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Shape Security develops world's first "botwall"

(Phys.org) —Newly created company Shape Security has announced new technology aimed at combating botnets. Called the ShapeShifter, the product helps protect website owners against website breaches, most s ...

Jan 23, 2014 weblog
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Dutchman appears for 'biggest ever' cyberattack

A Dutchman arrested in Spain last month in connection with an unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly slowed down the Internet, has been extradited to the Netherlands where he appeared before a judge on ...

May 08, 2013
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A new kind of pub crawl

Web­sites like Face­book, LinkedIn and other social-​​media net­works con­tain mas­sive amounts of valu­able public infor­ma­tion. Auto­mated web tools called web crawlers sift through these ...

Aug 24, 2012
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China's main microblog restricts user posts

China's best-known microblogging site has introduced new terms and conditions punishing those who post comments deemed offensive, as it comes under government pressure to clamp down on bloggers.

May 29, 2012
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Web security start-up receives $1.1 million

A technology start-up created by a graduate of the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering that focuses on helping web site owners prevent, detect and recover from hacker attacks has raised $1.1 ...

Feb 22, 2012
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