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2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 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...

Botnet Blocker Startup Takes 'Shape' In Silicon Valley
2014-01-22 04:17:49

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next big line of defense against hackers is the web security company Shape Security which came out of stealth mode on Tuesday. The Silicon Valley startup revealed its ShapeShifter network security appliance, which will help websites and businesses block hacking attempts such as malware and bots. The ShapeShifter network security appliance prevents website breaches by immediately disabling the capability of malware, bots and other...

Hacker Infiltrates, Attempts To Sell Access To BBC FTP Server
2013-12-30 06:24:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online A hacker reportedly managed to gain access to a computer server at the BBC sometime on or before Christmas Day, and then tried to sell access to the public broadcasting station’s network over the holidays. The cyber attack was initially discovered by Milwaukee-based Hold Security and first reported by Reuters on Sunday. It is not known whether the individual responsible for the attack, a “notorious” Russian hacker...

Pony Botnet Steals Two Million Passwords From Social Network Users
2013-12-05 05:51:54

[ Watch the Video: Malicious Botnet Ripped Of Millions Of Passwords ] Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An internet security firm found more than two million stolen passwords for a number of social networking sites posted online. Internet security firm Trustwave detailed the findings in a blog series titled "Look What I Found." The finding included more than two million login credentials gleaned from the Pony Botnet Controller. In the post, Trustwave's Daniel Chechik...

2013-11-06 23:02:17

Exatel, the leading telecommunications operator in Poland, has deployed Arbor Networks to deliver distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack protection. Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that Exatel, the leading telecommunications operator in Poland, has deployed Arbor Networks’ Peakflow® SP platform to launch a managed...

2013-10-23 23:30:20

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today reported that DDoS perpetrators changed tactics in Q3 2013 to boost attack sizes and hide their identities. Hollywood, Florida USA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today reported that DDoS perpetrators changed tactics in Q3 2013 to boost attack sizes and hide their identities. This...

Google Shield Protects Web From DDoS Attacks
2013-10-22 10:36:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Further supporting their ideals of openness and free expression, Google has launched a service to protect web from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks which aim to bring down politically-minded websites. Project Shield acts as a protective barrier around these websites to prevent the rapid pinging of a DDoS attack. The online defense is a product from the Google Ideas team, a department of the search giant, which aims to...


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