ViewQwest launches DDOS protection service in Singapore

April 26, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Datacenter Dynamics Singapore-based Internet service provider (ISP) ViewQwest has launched a DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) protection service that it says is the most affordable in the country. The underlying technology behind ViewQwest’s service comes from security specialist NSFOCUS, which has more than a decade of experience in enterprise network security solutions and services. To read the full […]

93.4 million Mexican voters exposed in massive database leak

April 26, 2016 | NSFOCUS

SC Magazine All of Mexico’s voters have had their personal information leaked online. The details of 93.4 million voters, the entire voting age population of Mexico and 73 percent, the large majority of Mexico’s 119 million citizens, were exposed online late last week. Alex Cruz Farmer, our VP of Cloud told SC that the data wasn’t even […]

ViewQwest and NSFOCUS launch Singapore’s most affordable clean pipe solution with DDoS protection at $699 per month

April 26, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Singapore (26th April, 2016) – ViewQwest today launched their DDoS Protection Service that defends the networks of banks, e-commerce vendors, telcos and just about any business with an online presence against the increasingly malicious and debilitating DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attacks. Powered by enterprise security specialist NSFOCUS, the new service aims to make premium-grade Internet security […]

Bug hunter finds backdoor in Facebook left by another bug hunter

April 25, 2016 | NSFOCUS

SC Magazine  A security researcher has managed to gain access to one of Facebook’s corporate servers only to discover a backdoor left by another security researcher. According to Orange Tsai, a penetration tester at Devcore, a security consultancy in Taiwan,  the backdoor was discovered after the researcher started mapping out Facebook’s infrastructure beyond its social media […]

Millions of Mexican voter records ‘were accessible online’

April 25, 2016 | NSFOCUS

BBC News  A massive database of Mexican voter records was made publicly accessible on the internet, a US security researcher has discovered. The names, addresses, dates of birth and voter ID numbers of 87 million Mexicans appeared to be listed in the cache. Alex Cruz Farmer, our VP of Cloud Service, said: “This is a significant breach, […]

The latest data breach involves the voting records of 93.4 million Mexican citizens

April 23, 2016 | Adeline Zhang

Yahoo Tech  Yet another data breach has grabbed international headlines, and this one involves the voting registration records of some 93.4 million Mexican citizens. On April 14, Chris Vickery of MacKeeper discovered that he was able to access a tome of information, including names, birth dates, home addresses, ID numbers, and more, all on an unprotected Amazon […]

Mexican voter database containing 93.4 million records leaks online

April 22, 2016 | NSFOCUS

International Business Times A database reportedly containing roughly 93.4 million Mexican voter registration records was discovered on an Amazon cloud server without any password protection and includes everything from home addresses to ID numbers, a security researcher has disclosed.”This is a significant breach, and what makes it worse is that the data was being held […]

Police take DDoS attacks more seriously as they cover for something more sinister – expert comment

April 22, 2016 | NSFOCUS

CCR Magazine  To date, police have generally considered distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to be a low-level crime. However, they are now starting to take them much more seriously. Alex Cruz Farmer,  our VP of cloud said: “Having dealt with the National High Tech Crime Unit in the past, now known as the Serious Organised Crime […]

DDoS attacks now a priority with UK law enforcement, says Cybercrime Unit chieff

April 21, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Information Age Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are often quite unsophisticated, brute force attempts to disable a website or network by barraging it with traffic, but the damge they can do to victims can be considerable. To date, police have generally considered DDoS attacks to be a ‘low level’ crime, but now Mike Hulett, head […]

Wheat a moment: Multigrain malware uses DNS to steal POS data

April 20, 2016 | NSFOCUS

SC Magazine A new variant of malware has been discovered that uses DNS to evade antivirus measures, security researchers have warned. Dubbed Multigrain, the malware is a variant of the NewPoSThings family of malware. It infects Windows processes that process credit card data and collects financial information before sending it off to a C&C server.Alex Cruz […]


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