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Yahoo Attacked!

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I think most of us probably noticed Yahoo.com being down today. I didn't believe it until I did three seperate traceroutes from three different hosts with Internet backbone connections. Johnathan Dube writes ... "Yahoo! came under attack today and . . .

Improve Security At the Kernel Level

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Many Linux administrators often think about securing their systems from the top down (or perhaps the outside in). Significant focus is placed on Firewalls, packet filtering, limiting or denying dangerous services and controlling available programs and local permissions. . . .

NCSC in DNS Warning as Hijackers Focus on Home Routers

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Have you heard that the NCSC has warned about DNS hijacking threats focusing on home routers? These attacks aim to modify the settings on home routers, potentially via cross-site request forgery (CSRF) web-based attacks, so that they use rogue DNS servers. The end goal is to secretly redirect the user to a phishing page or one capable of installing malware on their machine.

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