Displaying items by tag: DDoS attack

Cyber security defenders face "increasing threats from organisations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service attacks".

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Cloud and data centre services provider Micron 21 has issued a challenge to IT professionals – can you breach our multi-level security with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack?

Australian companies are too slow to take the necessary action to mitigate and manage their cyber security risks, according to a newly published report that reveals that cyber crime is expected to cost the world in excess of $6 trillion annually.

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DDoS attacks are on the increase with an average of 124,000 attacks per week over the last 18 months reported by one security solutions provider who warns that there is a continuing escalation in both the size and frequency of attacks.

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Network protection vendor Arbor Networks says DDoS attacks in Australia don't last as long as those elsewhere in the region, but they are bigger.

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A newly published global security threat report warns that companies may have been taking the wrong security measures in the face of growing threats from increased malware traffic within encrypted (https) web protocols as well as twice the number of attacks on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

Published in Security
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:16

DDoS is the new spam: F5

F5 Networks sees DDoS attacks as the new spam, and - as with spam - multiple layers of defence are needed.

Published in Security
Monday, 03 November 2014 14:09

Botnets breeding by Bash bug

Akamai's security operation has warned that it has detected the use of the Shellshock security flaw to co-opt systems into botnets that are then used for DDoS attacks.

Published in Security
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:24

UPnP failings implicated in DDoS attacks

Akamai's Prolexic security operation has warned that home and office devices such as routers and media servers are being co-opted into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

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New Zealand web hosting and domain names provider Web Drive has selected Arbor Networks’ cloud DDoS solution to protect its own and customer networks from Distributed Denial of Service attacks.

Published in Web Hosting
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 23:58

Akamai closes deal to acquire Prolexic

Global cloud services security vendor Akamai Technologies has completed its acquisition of Prolexic, finalising an agreement to acquire all the outstanding equity in the security company.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 06:14

Chinese report massive DDOS attack

China has reported what it says is one of the largest DDOS attacks in history, against .cn domain names.

Published in Security
Sunday, 24 February 2013 11:40

A quarter of DDoS attacks ‘to be apps based’

eCommerce and financial services companies to be hit by increasingly sophisticated attacks and attackers in 2013.

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SYDNEY, May 14. Imperva, the data security leader, has uncovered a new DDoS attack that appears to be more powerful, more efficient and less traceable than traditional methods.

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