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2018-03-06 | The terabit attack era is upon us, When to report a breach, and Kali Linux in the Windows App Store
Tuesday, March 6
A 1.7 tbps DDoS attack was reported by NETSCOUT which tops the previous record of 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack GitHub experienced this past week. NETSCOUT is not reporting the name of the company being targeted but did say that “the reflection/amplification attack targeted a customer of a U.S. based Service Provider”.
TWEET OF THE DAY
Someone did this. I am in awe. - @IanYorston
OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
New York Times looks at when are companies required to report a breach?
Kali Linux is an official app in the Windows App Store. Yes, you read that right.
Today’s word of the day is... 'Dumpster Fire'
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In 2017, only 24 companies reported breaches to the S.E.C., according to Audit Analytics, a firm that tracks securities law filings. Since 2011, when the S.E.C. issued its initial cyber guidance, only 106 companies have reported incidents to the S.E.C. But during that same period, there were 4,732 cyberattacks on American businesses, researchers for the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse found.