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Apr

Hackers steal casino database exploiting fish tank smart thermometer

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Genius Hack: Hackers steal casino database by exploiting fish tank’s “smart thermometer” Cyberthieves got into the unnamed casino’s network via the “smart” thermometer monitoring water in the lobby aquarium, located the database and sucked it back over the network and out into the cloud via the thermostat https://mashable.com/2018/04/15/casino-smart-thermometer-hacked/ More work to do on the notoriously insecure […]

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21
Oct

Massive Internet-wide DDoS attack October 21 2016

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Internet-wide DDoS attack October 21 2016 Today’s (October 21, 2016) wide spread global DDoS attack was a big event, and a bad one: An attack on the Internet, not just on a website. A DDoS attack is when bad actors flood a server with redundant or duplicate requests to freeze it up and make it […]

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