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2011-07-28 00:01:02

Company believes attack indicates escalating magnitude of attacks in next 6-8 months. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation services, today announced it successfully mitigated another major DDoS attack of unprecedented size in terms of packet-per-second volume. Prolexic cautions that global organizations should consider the attack an early warning of the escalating magnitude of similar DDoS threats...

2011-06-22 07:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated ((TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704)), a global leader in Internet security solutions, today announced the public beta release of Trend Micro(TM) Titanium(TM) Maximum Security 2012. Customers who download the 2012 beta version today will be eligible to receive an exclusive discount for the finished product via email when it's launched later this summer. Users may access the beta www.TrendMicro.com/TitaniumBeta The Titanium...

2011-06-21 00:00:29

Nemesis 2.0 improves protection and management capabilities of next generation anti-malware solution. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Defence Intelligence has launched an update to its flagship Nemesis compromise protection solution. Nemesis 2.0 is a cloud based SaaS security solution designed to combat the threat of viruses, trojans, botnets, and new zero day malicious software. Nemesis can protect devices regardless of operating system and requires no additional hardware or...

2011-05-21 00:01:24

Leading IT firm Spiceworks.com publishes independent evaluation of OpenDNS Enterprise, deems the service a "potent counter to appliance-based solutions." San Francisco (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 OpenDNS, the world's largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced that leading IT firm Spiceworks.com published an independent evaluation of OpenDNS Enterprise. The review is thorough in its...

2011-05-11 00:00:27

Blocks Application-Layer DDoS Attacks That Threaten Availability Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) May 10, 2011 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and network management solutions for next-generation data centers and carrier networks, today announced the Arbor Pravail Availability Protection System (APS) appliances, a new product family focused on securing the Internet data center (IDC) edge from threats against availability"” specifically, protection against application-layer...

2011-03-31 11:20:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today released results from its annual X-Force 2010 Trend and Risk Report, highlighting that public and private organizations around the world faced increasingly sophisticated, customized IT security threats in 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110331/NY74978-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110331/NY74978-b )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Based on the intelligence...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

ThreatSTOP IP Reputation Service Combines with Vyatta Open Networking to Combat Advanced Persistent Threats San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 ThreatSTOP, the leading provider of real-time IP reputation service that prevents data loss from botnet attacks and improves network performance, announced today that it has integrated its award-winning service with Vyatta products to provide Vyatta customers with advanced protection against botnets and criminal malware. This solution adds an...

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2011-03-25 12:35:00

According to an early analysis, two or three people might have been behind the Rustock botnet. The analysis, which follows raids to knock out the spam network, suggests that it was the work of a small team. Rustock was made up of about one million hijacked PCs and employed a series of tricks to hide itself from scrutiny for years. Global spam levels have dropped and remain relatively low since the raids on the network's hardware. "It does not look like there were more than a couple of...

2011-02-15 05:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA CONFERENCE -- New defense architecture designed to protect customers from increasing frequency and size of distributed denial of service (DDoS)attacks Cloud firewall enhancements include advanced vulnerability scanning and custom rules for additional protection against application layer attacks (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO ) Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud...

2011-02-03 00:00:44

Black Lotus launches new MitigationPro website showcasing DDoS protection network appliances and DDoS protection services for data centers, hosting companies, and service providers. Virginia Beach, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 Black Lotus, a leading distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection services company, announced today the launch of a new website, MitigationPro (http://www.mitigationpro.com). MitigationPro provides detailed information to hosting providers, data centers,...


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