A number of UK and international IP-based communications services have been affected by a distributed denial of service attack, according to the industry body, Comms Council UK.
Microsoft's Windows operating system is the target of a massive majority of the malicious software that abounds these days. And it has adopted the same strategy for avoiding blame as it did with the problem of viruses and worms: presenting itself as part of the solution, not the problem.
Australia's eastern states have been hit by an outage on Sunday morning after the country's biggest telecommunications provider Telstra was hit by a massive distributed denial of service.
Global cloud security and content delivery network provider Akamai will set up a "scrubbing centre" in Melbourne later this year, to handle the increasing load of customers and also serve as a back-up for the existing centre in Sydney.
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.
A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack at its most basic level is where a website is flooded with traffic to bog it down so much that it cannot respond. Competitors may use a DDoS to drive traffic from a site. A DDoS can be hired as a service on the dark web. When a site is under attack, companies can't maintain stakeholder communications.
There’s been an increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the Bitcoin extortionist group DD4BC, according to a new security report.
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.
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