NSFOCUS in the News

DHCP servers must be patched against denial-of-service attacks

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

TechTarget Search Security The internet systems consortium released a critical patch for DHCP servers that fixed a flaw that could lead to DDoS attacks. However, the experts were split on whether this issue should lead organizations to switch to IPv6. Stephen Gates, principal sales engineer and technical expert from network security firm NSFOCUS IB said […]

Faulty database makes information public for 191 million American voters

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Fox News Dave Martin, Director & Security Expert at NSFOCUS had an interview with FOX in regards to 191 million American voters’ personal information wen publicity by faulty database. Even though it has been claimed that the voters’ information included is already publicly available from each government stage. There is no new or private information […]

Anti-terror hackers tested their capabilities on the BBC with a DDoS attack

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

The Inquirer The BBC has been victim of a testy hacker group that used the media outfit’s systems to test their own capabilities. They said “The reason we really targeted [the] BBC is because we wanted to see our actual server power.” Our security expert and director Dave Martin pointed out that a worrisome trend […]

Anti-ISIL Hackers Claim Responsibility for Massive Cyber Attack on BBC

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

eSecurity Planet: All of the BBC’s websites were taken offline for several hours on the morning of December 31, 2015 as result of a massive 660 Gbps DDoS attack. The hacking group, named New World Hacking claimed the responsibility and addressed that to use the attack as a test of its capabilities for planed attacks […]

BBC Services Suffer DDoS Attack on New Year’s Eve

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

Softpedia According to the incident of BBC services suffer the massive DDoS attack on New Year’s Eve, our security expert and director Dave Martin responded to Softpedia.com that after a DDoS attack, it is very important to perform a comprehensive forensic analysis of the incident. The analysis should cover not only the targets of the […]

Security a top concern for holiday shoppers, retailers

January 29, 2016 | NSFOCUS

The Green Sheet The National Retail Federation and security analysts are urging merchants and consumers to remain vigilant during the high-peak shopping season, noting that high-volume sales may provide additional opportunities for cybercriminals to attack vulnerable POS infrastructures. The articles also listed the security best practices for merchant and consumer. Our security specialist Vann Abernethy […]