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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on August 22, 2014

August 21, Softpedia – (International) 38-day long DDoS siege amounts to over 50 petabits in bad traffic. Incapsula reported that a video game company client experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that lasted 38 days between June 21 and July 28, used several attack vectors, and peaked at over 110 Gbps. The attack used techniques separately or at the same time and was mitigated by Incapsula using a scrubbing server. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/38-Day-Long-DDoS-Siege-Amounts-to-Over-50-Petabits-in-Bad-Traffic-455722.shtml

August 21, Help Net Security – (International) Most popular Android apps open users to MITM attacks. FireEye researchers conducted an analysis of the 1,000 most popular free Android apps in the Google Play store and found that many contain one or more vulnerabilities that could leave users vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17279

August 20, Securityweek – (International) Graphic library flaw exposes apps created with Delphi, C++ Builder. Researchers with Core Security reported identifying a security vulnerability that can affect software with a specific version of Embarcadero C++ Builder XE6, Embarcadero Delphi XE6, and possibly other versions. Embarcadero products are used by organizations and companies in industries including healthcare, financial services, and other industries to develop in-house applications. Source: http://www.securityweek.com/graphic-library-flaw-exposes-apps-created-delphi-c-builder

 

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