Ireland: Health service IT systems forced to shut down after ‘fairly sophisticated’ cyber attack

Health service IT systems have been shutdown today following a cyber attack that the HSE believes was carried out by international criminals seeking to extort money . The HSE said the main attack began at around 4.30am on Friday and Read More …

New TsuNAME DNS bug allows attackers to DDoS authoritative DNS servers

Attackers can use a newly disclosed domain name server (DNS) vulnerability publicly known as TsuNAME as an amplification vector in large-scale reflection-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks targeting authoritative DNS servers. In simpler terms, authoritative DNS servers translate web Read More …