[SecurityWeek] Researchers Show How Censorship Systems Can Be Abused for DDoS Amplification

A group of security researchers has identified a new distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack vector over TCP, which allows for reflected amplification at previously unseen levels, with amplification ratios of up to 700,000:1.

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[HackerNews] Malware Attack on South Korean Entities Was Work of Andariel Group

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A malware campaign targeting South Korean entities that came to light earlier this year has been attributed to a North Korean nation-state hacking group called Andariel, once again indicating that Lazarus attackers are following the trends and their arsenal is in constant development. “The way Windows commands and their options were used in this campaign is almost identical to previous […]

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[ZDNet] Zoom vulnerabilities impact clients, MMR servers

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[TheRecord] Twitter suspends two accounts used by DPRK hackers to catfish security researchers

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