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2014-07-22 08:36:41

Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services,...

2014-06-26 23:00:41

Major DDoS Protection company ClearDDoS today launches its new Protection Datacenter in San Jose. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on computers are becoming more widespread and today are running at the rate of 28 every hour. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Major DDoS Protection company ClearDDoS today launches its new Protection Datacenter in San Jose. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on computers are becoming more widespread and today are running at the rate of 28 every...

2014-06-04 08:39:05

Elite antivirus provider can collaborate on botnet mapping, reverse engineering of malware, botnet takedowns and more BUCHAREST, Romania, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, the innovative antivirus software provider, is offering its years of private research and experience at the cutting edge of the fight against cyber crime to help CERTs and other organizations that may be overwhelmed by the rapid growth of cyber crime in an era of fuzzy borders and dizzying technological...

2014-05-28 08:38:04

BlueCat Threat Protection adds an additional layer of security for all devices across all applications to defend against malware, botnets and other attacks TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Recent well-publicized attacks have demonstrated that both traditional mobile devices and non-traditional devices such as Point of Sale (POS) systems are increasingly being targeted by malware, botnets and other attacks. To combat these growing threats that are pervasive to all devices,...

2014-05-21 12:26:38

LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Global Military IT, Data and Computing Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/global_military_it_data_computing_market_2012_2022_major_programs_market_profile.htmlProduct SynopsisThis report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the global Military IT, Data and Computing industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic...

2014-04-25 12:25:23

Leading Ad Management Platform Conservatively Estimates Bots Cost the Market Over $300M Annually NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading ad management platform Vindico, announces that it has identified six malicious and highly aggressive botnets and crawlers, used to commit impression fraud, through its highly sophisticated bot detection technology. In Q1, these six fraudulent software applications are responsible for nearly one billion fraudulent video ad 'bot' impressions,...

2014-04-17 08:31:28

Attackers chose reflection versus infection techniques to achieve larger DDoS attacks CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Prolexic Q1 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection...

Black Markets For Hackers Continue To Expand
2014-03-27 13:01:26

RAND Corporation Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study. One dramatic example is the December 2013 breach of retail giant Target, in which data from approximately 40 million credit cards and 70 million user accounts was hijacked. Within days, that data appeared — available for...

Computer Malware Helping Thieves In Bitcoin Mining Operations
2014-02-25 13:57:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malware-ridden computers are being used to help mine Bitcoins, according to computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego. Researchers from the university looked at over 2,000 pieces of malware used by Bitcoin mining operations and were able to estimate how much money operators made off their operations. They found that the revenue of 10 of the mining operations studied reached at least 4,500 Bitcoins over two years,...

2014-02-11 23:29:14

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially increasing the number of attacks. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader...


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