DDoS Archive

eNom taking their customers for stupid

I guess everyone knows by now about the major DDoS attack perpetrated by a botnet of zombie IoT devices and as it seems the folks at eNom learned about it too. So they thought that using the attack they could take their customer for fools and upsell SSL certificates, because why not? Didn’t you know

Let’s talk about DDoS

I’ve been reading today a bunch of articles concerning the most recent DDoS attack with references to previous attacks like the one on Krebs Security, but I didn’t see anywhere a discussion about the actual responsibility behind the proliferation and severity of these attacks. I remember that back in the days when DDoS wasn’t this

Basic security tips for Sentora

It’s pretty common for people to consider Sentora as an insecure control panel just based on the fact that it runs on port 80 while other panels run a separate webserver and thus use a different port. However, running a separate webserver for the control panel only has it’s cost and that cost is taken

DDoS protection or ransom payment?

I followed an ad earlier today which was referencing some sort of DDoS protection as I was curious to see what solutions could one offer that would help prevent major DDoS attacks like the record one that got Brian Krebs kicked of Akamai for taking around 620 Gb/s, especially since some believe that someone is systematically

Who saw this coming?

According to an article from ADSL Zone [ES], the HTTP/2 protocol has severe security flaws that put up to 85 million sites at risk. I must admit that I didn’t see this coming given that following extensive patches in the standard HTTP protocol you’d expect the next generation one to be much more secure. Fortunately