Cyberwar is today’s reality. We’ve moved from a world of cyber-criminal threats to an interconnected arena where any malicious activity is feasible. Cyber-Kinetic attacks that destroy, kill, and massively disrupt civil society are part of our new security threat landscape reality. Geography will not help. The massively interconnected Internet means that you are a cyberwarrior’s
Birthday Wish – Three Cybersecurity Precautions
Thank you for remembering me on my birthday. I hope the year will be prosperous and loving for all. Some people ask what is my birthday wish. This year I’m going to try something different. I’m going to ask all my friends and family to take a minute and invest to protect themselves to cybersecurity Read More
Loading Spoofer to Fight DDoS
Do you run a network? Do you secure an organization? Do you build applications? Do you want DDoS Attacks to be easy? Of course not! Everyone running, securing, or building something on the Internet does not want it easy to attack that service. We’re asking people to load the Spoofer application to Fight DDoS. Loading Read More
Hybrid Warfare Lessons from Ukraine – Though Provoking
Hybrid warfare is a global reality. The global supply chain means that any war will have cyber-attacks happening everywhere along the supply chain. In this holiday “Security Catchup,” list John Deni facilitates, Vishwa Padigepati, Dr. Sarah J. Lohmann, & Vytautas Butrimas in their report – What Ukraine Taught NATO about Hybrid Warfare. Get a cup Read More
Are your Customers a victim of the Zimbra Exploit?
We have an active Zimbra exploit, in the wild, with espionage and “others” trying to get into +22: vulnerable systems. Everyone using Zimbra Collaboration (ZCS) who has not recently patched is at risk. Volexity Threat Research responsibly disclosed this risk on August 10th, 2022. Zero-Day exploitation was active on the disclosure day. Shadowserver is tracking Read More
Why are you leaving your SNMP ports open to the world?
Too many organizations are ignoring the risk of SNMP abuse and leaving their SNMP ports open to the world. Simple Network Manage Protocol (SNMP) is one of our core networking building blocks. We – the community who build and run networks – use all types of networks. It is a powerful tool for monitoring, managing, Read More
DDoS Resiliency Workshop – 2022
Revised, Updated, and Enhance DDoS Resiliency Workshops for Today’s Internet In the late 1990s, several people started teaching ISPs how to protect their networks from attack. These early “DDoS Resiliency Workshops” evolved in a consistent theme and method that eventually curated best common practices for DDoS resiliency. Unfortunately, the threats from attacks to Communications Services
You are now part of the Russian-Ukrainian Cyberwar’s “Battlespace”
It is 2022 and you are now part of the Russian-Ukrainian Cyberwar’s “Battlespace.” There is no escaping the “packets” flying through, at, and over your network. If you live on planet Earth, you are now part of the Russian-Ukrainian cyber-battle space. What is a cyber warfare “battlespace?” A “battlespace” is the location of the warfighting. Read More
1 Yottabyte DDoS Attack – The Biggest DDoS Attack in History!
No, a yottabyte DDoS attack has not happened. Someday we will have a yottabyte DDoS, just not today. Tomorrow we will have another press release on “the largest DDoS attack ever.” Will that be important? No, bragging about the size of DDoS Attacks is a distraction to the realities of the Internet and the real Read More
The History of DDoS and DoS
Version 0.2 History repeats itself. The History History of DDoS and DoS illustrates how an attack vector from 1997 would reappear as “new” in 2007 and “never seen before” in 2017. History of DDoS and DoS is a living document is a tool to document (look for updates). Does not focus on the “biggest” or