Giant DDoS attack lasted for 150 hours
Incapsula announced that they noticed an unusual DDoS attack on its own infrastructure. The attack was aimed at one of their clients, who remain unnamed. Although this type of attack is quite common, the characteristics of the attack are somewhat interesting. Unknown assailants carried out the DDoS attack for a period of 150 hours, and the used over 180,000 different IP addresses.
Yahoo! starts a formal Bug Bounty program
Bug Bounty programs have become a popular way of motivating the public to find vulnerabilities and/or errors in their applications. Large organizations such as Google, Facebook and Mozilla have their own Bug Bounty programs for quite a while now. The amount of the reward depends on the type of bugs or vulnerabilities that are found. The rewards for Yahoo's new Bug Bounty program ranges from $150 to $15.000.
Copying Primus keys
Students from MIT published the source code of their application that lets you create 3D models of Primus keys.