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DDoS attacks in Q2, do not underestimate the cyber threat
21 July 2012

DDoS attacks in Q2, do not underestimate the cyber threat

A DDoS attack represents a nightmare for all those all companies that provide web services that could be blocked by similar offensive, let’s imagine the effect of a DDoS against a financial ...

CERT.GOV.AZ Became a member of "Trusted Introducer"
21 May 2012

CERT.GOV.AZ Became a member of "Trusted Introducer"

Computer Insident Response Team (CERT.GOV.AZ) continues partnerships with different CERTS of other countries as well as with International CERTS’ Communities and 22th of May in 2012 was listed as a ...

CERT.GOV.AZ joined to CAP program
15 May 2012

CERT.GOV.AZ joined to CAP program

CERT.GOV.AZ joined to CAP (CSİRT ASİSSTANCE PROGRAM) program on 15th of May 2012 to power its handling of the incidents for state organizations’ networks and systems.

CERT.GOV.AZ was listed as member of İnternational Community of GOV/CERTS
14 May 2012

CERT.GOV.AZ was listed as member of İnternational Community of GOV/CERTS

Computer Incident Response Team of Azerbaijan Special State Protection Service - providing incident coordination functions and handling with all incidents for all systems and networks located in state ...

Malicious use of subdomain services surges
22 Sept 2011

Malicious use of subdomain services surges

The malicious use of subdomain services by phishers nearly doubled in the second half of 2010, with phishing gangs using these services about as often as they register domain names, according to the ...

Akamai: Russia responsible for 12% of malicious attack traffic
20 Sept 2011

Akamai: Russia responsible for 12% of malicious attack traffic

Russia has bypassed the U.S. as the top source for malicious attack traffic in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to data from Akamai Technologies’ latest State of the Internet report. The ...

Full First member
20 Aug 2011

Full First member

Our Computer Incident Response Team CERT.GOV.AZ became a full FIRST member.

A bug in Chinese video streaming software leads to mass open proxies on the web
17 Aug 2011

A bug in Chinese video streaming software leads to mass open proxies on the web

A security blogger has uncoverd a flaw in the Chinese PPLive video streaming software. A new port, TCP port 9415, was appearing regularly on websites that list open proxies. Most of these open proxies ...

Sony PlayStation Network Data Breach Compromises 77 Million User Accounts
17 Aug 2011

Sony PlayStation Network Data Breach Compromises 77 Million User Accounts

The PlayStation Network has been down since last Wednesday when attackers walked off with personal information for 77 million members. Sony’s PlayStation Network has been down for nearly a week, and ...

Iran says it was attacked by second computer worm
16 Aug 2011

Iran says it was attacked by second computer worm

A senior Iranian commander said his country has been targeted by a second malware attack in addition to the Stuxnet worm that was designed to disrupt nuclear operations.Iranian security personnel are ...