Flood of malicious junk traffic makes Ukrainian websites unreachable

Enlarge Getty Images Ukraine's Defense Ministry and two banks were knocked offline on Tuesday by a flood of malicious traffic designed to prevent people from visiting the sites, Ukraine's information security center said. The distributed denial-of-service attacks targeted the websites for Ukraine's defense ministry, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and…

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Corsair 5000T RGB TG – PC chassis review – Introduction

Tweet Corsair 5000T RGB chassis review Corsair is back with a new kickass mid-tower chassis; this time, we're testing the Corsair 5000T RGB. It's a unique chassis with plenty of room, concealment choices, and clearance for a large amount of liquid cooling. It's quite the looker, with iCUE COMMANDER CORE XT…

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Zero-day in ubiquitous Log4j tool poses a grave threat to the Internet

Enlarge Getty Images Exploit code has been released for a serious code-execution vulnerability in Log4j, an open source logging utility that's used in countless apps, including those used by large enterprise organizations, several websites reported last Thursday. Word of the vulnerability first came to light on sites catering to users…

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Facebook’s outage likely cost the company over $60 million

Enlarge Getty Images In a major outage yesterday, Facebook, along with its sibling sites, WhatsApp and Instagram, became unreachable for hours. Real-time website status tracker DownDetector received over 14 million reports from users who couldn't use the social media giant's apps and services. Further Reading Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus are…

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Russia arrests cybersecurity expert on treason charge

Enlarge / KAZAN, RUSSIA - JULY 9, 2020: Group-IB CEO and founder Ilya Sachkov speaks during a panel discussion with representatives of the IT industry at Innopolis' Popov Technopark. Dmitry Astakhov | Getty Images The founder of one of Russia’s largest cybersecurity companies has been arrested on suspicion of state…

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WD Red SN500 NVMe SSD review – Introduction

Tweet Western Digital Red SN700 NVMe NAS SSD review 1DWPD/2000TBW 1TB, M.2 NVMe at 3430MB/sec Western Digital's latest NVMe SSD is intended to broaden out the company's product lineup, but it also starts to end their SATA solid-state drives (SSDs). Recent releases from WD include the all-new WD Red SN500…

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