Top of Page
In this report, we discuss the discovery of a series of OpenSSL vulnerabilities that have had a significant impact, and examine the Vawtrak malware that steals authentication information for online banking, etc. We also take a look at auditing systems for cloud computing security.
Looking at broadband traffic over the past year, we can see that traffic volumes have increased steadily, with download volumes up 27%, and upload volumes up 13%. Also, due to elevated awareness of the importance of protecting privacy there was a shift toward the use of HTTPS in Web traffic that accounts for the majority of traffic. We expect the ratio of HTTPS usage to continue to increase in the future.
DNS is used in many applications, serving as an important Internet service. Here we discuss name collision issues that have arisen with recent TLD additions, and examine the latest trends in the environment surrounding DNS.
End of the page.