GitHub Hit with Largest DDoS in History

GitHub Hit with Largest DDoS in History

On February 28th, 2018, GitHub reported that it experienced the largest DDoS attack on record, with a maximum volume of 1.35Tbps. The GitHub Attack Process Many applications use a memory caching system called “memcached”. Administrators set up a memcached...
A Quick Intro to chaiOS

A Quick Intro to chaiOS

Sometimes, we at SCS like to make our posts short and sweet. With chaiOS, we have a great time to do so. The researcher has already removed his exploit on Github. Apple’s actively working on a fix. The best part, it causes no lasting damage. But researchers...
Meltdown and Spectre: What We Know

Meltdown and Spectre: What We Know

Last Wednesday, researchers from Google’s Project Zero and various universities released two potentially earth-shattering vulnerabilities with Intel processors. The attacks, named Meltdown and Spectre, allow for a given process to steal information from memory....
Major Vulnerability Reported in High Sierra

Major Vulnerability Reported in High Sierra

Yesterday morning, a researcher named Lemi Ergin disclosed a major bug in macOS High Sierra. On Twitter, he reported that when making changes to Users and Groups preferences, a login prompt appears. By typing in “root” with no password and clicking...