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Investigating Online Botnets

INVESTIGATING MALICIOUS BOTNETS ONLINE (A botnet is a number of Internet-connected devices, each of which is running one or more bots. Botnets can be used to perform distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS attack), steal data,send spam, and allow the attacker access to the device and its connection. The owner can control the botnet using command and control (C&C) software.) From Dublin to Austria …

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Cyber security: an important issue for small businesses

We examine why companies are continuing to fall victim to cyber attacks despite increased awareness of such threats, and gives us some proactive steps companies can take to avoid such security breaches. Why informed companies continue to get hacked Recent UK Government statistics found that nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber breach …

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Cloud Security: Challenge your assumptions

Recent UK Government statistics found that nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber breach or attack in the past 12 months. Firms holding personal data and processing money are top targets. With an average cost to the business of £3,000 for medium business and £19,000 for larger ones, the most common attacks were fraudulent …

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