AdBlock or uBlock? Neither!

Block ads directly from the hosts file Browser extensions for Ads blocking usually works well, but in some cases they use a lot of memory and CPU, especially with really complex web pages. A really god solution for ads blocking, with a minimal footprint on browser performances was developed by Dan …

The Internet is still broken

BGP Hijacking is an actual problem that we need to solve Yesterday i have read a brief but interesting article about BGP Hijacking written by Johannes B. Ullrich, published on SANS ISC InfoSec Forum. About BGP Hijacking i have already written something about, you can read on https://andreafortuna.org/bgp-hijacking-current-state-and-future-developments-d4077c215d12. Essentially, BGP Hijacking …

The great DDoS against Dyn: my personal selection of best articles

Continuously updated… Last Friday a sizable DDoS attack was launched against Dyn’s “Managed DNS” infrastructure using a Mirai-Fueled IoT Botnet, making unreachable services of some companies such as Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, GitHub, Amazon and Reddit. All sites that deal with technology and cybersecurity have already broached the subject, I think …