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What Is DNS Security? Everything You Need to Know

eSecurity Planet

How DNS Security Works DNS security protects against compromise through layers of security and filtering similar to the way next generation firewalls (NGFW) protect communication data flows. For example, DNSSEC improves resistance against DNS cache poisoning, but does not address DNS tunneling or any of the DNS DDoS attacks.

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What Is Stateful Inspection in Network Security? Ultimate Guide

eSecurity Planet

The state and context information saved by the firewall or other device performing stateful inspection provides the context used to block DNS spoofing and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Network Security Stateful inspection improves general network and cloud security for all assets screened by the feature.

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October 2023 Patch Tuesday Includes Three Zero-Days Flaws

eSecurity Planet

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday for October 2023 covers a total of 103 CVEs, including three zero-day vulnerabilities affecting WordPad, Skype and the HTTP/2 “ Rapid Reset ” DDoS vulnerability. CVE-2023-41763 , an elevation of privilege vulnerability in Skype for Business with a CVSS score of 5.3

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5 Linux malware families SMBs should protect themselves against

Malwarebytes

There’s no shortage of reasons why an SMB might use Linux to run their business: There are plenty of distros to choose from, it’s (generally) free, and perhaps above all — it’s secure. But unfortunately, there’s more to Linux security than just leaning back in your chair and sipping piña coladas. Cloud Snooper. How it works.

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How Secure Is Cloud Storage? Features, Risks, & Protection

eSecurity Planet

Cloud Storage Security Risks Despite its obvious benefits, cloud storage still faces common challenges, including misconfiguration, data breaches, insecure interface, unauthorized access, DDoS attacks, insider threats, lack of control, encryption problems, patching issues, compliance, and monitoring issues.

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Complete Guide to the Types of DDoS Attacks

eSecurity Planet

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks occur when attackers use a large number of devices to attempt to overwhelm a resource and deny access to that resource for legitimate use. The very first DDoS attacks occurred when network engineers misconfigured networks and overwhelmed components by accident. Volumetric DDoS Attacks.

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Weekly Vulnerability Recap – October 16, 2023 – DDoS, Microsoft, Apple & Linux Lead a Busy Week

eSecurity Planet

The past week has been an eventful one for cybersecurity vulnerabilities, from record DDoS attacks and three Microsoft zero-days to vulnerabilities in Linux, Apple, Citrix, and other widely used technologies. The botnet compromises these devices and enlists them in its DDoS swarm by exploiting several vulnerabilities in them.

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