Government-backed hackers unlikely to be behind hitchhike on Internet of Things devices, says Flashpoint business intelligence firm.
The Department of Homeland Security said its National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center was working with companies, law enforcers and researchers to cope with attacks such as the one on Friday.
Israel's military computer systems are well protected, but civilian infrastructures are still quite vulnerable to cyberstrikes.
Analysis No Ordinary Attack: With Flawed Security, Cyberthreat Posed by Internet of Things Will Only Grow
The attack that brought down leading websites such as Twitter and Netflix is further proof that every time firms try to link up other products to the web, security always takes a back seat.
The three-pronged attack that brought down Twitter, Paypal Netflix and many top sites was waged through hundreds of thousands of common devices found in unsuspecting people's homes, including camcorders and baby monitors.
Users of many other services reported outages as well; The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating 'all potential causes' for attack.
James Cartwright was questioned over malicious computer software program 'Stuxnet,' designed to disrupt Iran's nuclear program and allegedly co-developed by Israel.
Threats by U.S. officials to retaliate against Russian hackers are just campaign rhetoric, says Russian leader.
Obama's accusation of Moscow is unprecedented, but the real question is what the U.S. can do to retaliate for hacking its democracy. The answer? Not much.
Latest data breach allegedly carried out by worker at the firm that employed Edward Snowden when he leaked intel.