‘Trial’ DDoS Attacks on French Sites Portend Greater Olympics Threats

July 15, 2024 at 05:11PM Russian hacktivists have claimed denial-of-service attacks on French websites ahead of the Paris Olympics, raising concerns about cyber threats to the Games. The attacks, linked to groups like HackNeT and the People’s Cyber Army, have targeted tourist attractions’ websites. Experts warn that such nuisance attacks could serve as distractions for … Read more

Palo Alto Networks Patches Vulnerabilities Allowing Firewall Disruption

April 11, 2024 at 06:12AM Palo Alto Networks’ recent updates for PAN-OS operating system patch multiple high-severity vulnerabilities, including flaws that can lead to firewall disruptions. The vulnerabilities, like CVE-2024-3385, can be exploited for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, impacting specific models and configuration settings. The company has also addressed medium-severity issues in various products, including Panorama … Read more

178K+ SonicWall Firewalls Vulnerable to DoS, RCE Attacks

January 16, 2024 at 11:51AM Two unauthenticated denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities, CVE-2022-22274 and CVE-2023-0656, threaten the security of SonicWall next-generation firewall devices. Attackers can exploit these flaws to crash devices or execute remote code. Vulnerable SonicWall series 6 and 7 firewalls are at risk. Administrators are urged to update to the latest firmware to mitigate potential … Read more

CISA Says SLP Vulnerability Allowing Amplified DoS Attacks Exploited in the Wild

November 9, 2023 at 05:30AM The US cybersecurity agency CISA has warned of threat actors using a Service Location Protocol (SLP) vulnerability to conduct denial-of-service (DoS) attacks with a high amplification factor. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-29552, allows unauthenticated remote attackers to register arbitrary services and use spoofed UDP traffic to amplify the magnitude of … Read more