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IoT attack leads to massive recall, security concerns

A huge Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack that brought down “half the Internet,” according to alarmist headlines, is being blamed in large part on Internet of Things (IoT) devices. And it’s leading to a big recall of vulnerable products. 

Half of IT pros make these critical mistakes when deleting data

Wiping hard drives, laptops, servers and other hardware may not be high on your list of priorities. But a new study indicates it probably should be – and that when it comes to clearing data, many IT pros are making big mistakes.

Not skeptical anymore: IT has serious concerns about connected devices

Wearables and other connected devices that make up what’s known as the Internet of Things (IoT) have long been more hype than substance. But now most IT pros agree these devices could pose serious security risks.

Hacked corporate servers selling for as little as $6 a pop

Reminder: Check your security settings on your server now before it’s too late.

$10 routers led to multi-million dollar attack

Here’s an important reminder to never skimp on hardware.

Gov’t slams hardware manufacturer with lawsuit

The security of routers, network appliances and other connected devices takes center stage once again. 

Data center outages approaching the $9,000/minute mark

In a few short years, data center outages have nearly doubled in cost. One big part of this trend: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. 

Researchers name and shame default password offenders

Companies that have default passwords for equipment and software are being called out by researchers. And the list of offenders has some big names on it. 

Dell’s (entirely foreseeable) security mistake

Dude, you’re getting hacked. Dell is catching heat for a program designed to make remote-support of its users much easier that in fact made hackers’ jobs a whole lot easier, too. 

Combating DDoS attacks: Hardware and software solutions

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are not a new threat in the realm of cybersecurity. In fact, the threat of DDoS goes back decades. However, these days DDoS attacks are more common and more sophisticated.