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2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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."

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,

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

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

Google has launched a service called Shield to protect the web from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks which aim to bring down politically-minded sites.


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