Risk Overview Recently, over 20,000 PCs in China have fallen victim to WeChat Pay ransomware. Files on the affected devices are encrypted by the ransomware. To regain access to the files, users are asked to scan a WeChat QR code that appears in a pop-up window and pay 110 yuan […]
1 Background In early November 2018, NSFOCUS discovered that some of its financial customers had been infected with a worm virus FT.exe that could affect both Linux and Windows platforms. Like the ransomware Satan, the virus spreads itself by exploiting multiple application vulnerabilities. However, this virus, after breaking into the […]
Security Risks and Challenges — Vulnerability and Security Risk Analysis Vulnerability and Security Risk Analysis As a specific implementation of the container technology, Docker is getting more and more popular in recent years. To some extent, Docker has become a typical representation of the container technology. Docker is based on […]
Case AnalysisCase Analysis If files are stored in the hard disk, they may be read by others stealing the computer. If files are put in an encrypted disk, others obtaining this disk must type the encryption password before viewing the files. This effectively prevents disclosure of important files. Security Tips/Takeaways […]
At the end of September 2014, MalwareMustDie discovered XorDDoS, which builds a botnet that can be used for launching DDoS attacks. The main characteristic of the XorDDoS family is that it compromises the target host by brute-force guessing against weak SSH passwords and executes corresponding shell scripts to install the […]
Container Basics – Container Management and Application Container Management and Application The container technology has been widely applied in microservices and cloud computing not only because it is lightweight but also owing to such important factors as flexible and agile management as well as orchestration system support.
Case AnalysisCase Analysis When finding a bogus Wi-Fi hotspot with the same name as a legitimate one, smartphones also try to connect to it with the stored password. This gives hackers access to legitimate Wi-Fi networks. Security Tips/Takeaways Disable WLAN on smartphones and laptops when Wi-Fi is not used, in […]