National Lottery website brought down by cyber hack attack leaving thousands unable to buy tickets

A cyber attack brought down the the National Lottery website last night, Camelot has admitted. The website was down for more than an hour-and-a-half yesterday evening, due to a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack – when hackers flooded the website with online traffic. Read More …

Researchers promise demo of ‘God-mode’ pwnage of Intel mobos

Security researchers say they’ve found a way to exploit Intel’s accident-prone Management Engine, and will reveal the problem at Black Hat Europe in December. Positive Technologies researchers say the exploit “allows an attacker of the machine to run unsigned code Read More …