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Akamai dealt with an 800Gbps ransom DDoS against a gambling company

Akamai has recently involved in the mitigation of two of the largest known ransom DDoS attacks, one of them peaked at 800Gbps. CDN and cybersecurity firm Akamai warns of a worrying escalation in ransom DDoS attacks since the beginning of the year. The company recently mitigated three of the six biggest volumetric DDoS attacks it has ever dealt, two of
Publish At:2021-04-01 08:15 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime DDoS gambling Hacking h

DRBControl cyber-espionage group targets gambling, betting companies

The DRBControl APT group has been targeting gambling and betting companies worldwide with malware that links to two China-linked APT groups. Security researchers from TrendMicro have uncovered a cyber espionage campaign carried out by an APT group tracked as DRBControl that employed a new family of malware. The attackers aimed at stealing databases and so
Publish At:2020-02-19 19:52 | Read:1483 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

Gambling Apps Sneak into Top 100: How Hundreds of Fake Apps Spread on iOS App Store and Google Play

By Todd Han and Junzhi Lu (Mobile Threats Analysts) Google Play and iOS App store are no strangers to fake apps trying to trick users into downloading ad- or malware-ridden versions. We have previously reported on fake Android voice apps on Google Play, which were observed to be impostor apps for voice messenger platforms. Recently, we also uncovered counter
Publish At:2019-09-26 08:20 | Read:2703 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile App Store fake apps gambling google play IOS

Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay

Michael FribergJohn Kane was on a hell of a winning streak. On July 3, 2009, he walked alone into the high-limit room at the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas and sat down at a video poker machine called the Game King. Six minutes later the purple light on the top of the machine flashed, signaling a $4,300 jackpot. Kane waited while the slot attendant verified
Publish At:2014-10-07 14:01 | Read:8739 | Comments:0 | Tags:Magazine Threat Level computer fraud fraud gambling Hacking