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2013-07-17 16:29:17

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today announced that the average packet-per-second (pps) rate reached 47.4 Mpps and the average bandwidth reached 49.24 Gbps based on data collected in Q2 2013 from DDoS attacks launched against its global client base. These metrics, representing increases of 1,655 percent and 925 percent respectively compared to Q2 2012, are just...

2013-07-09 23:19:14

Innovative African Telecom Company Selects Arbor’s Peakflow SP DDoS Protection Platform Burlington, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that Liquid Telecom has selected Arbor’s Peakflow SP DDoS Protection platform for its comprehensive network visibility and reporting capabilities as well as its ability to detect and understand availability threats,...

2013-06-27 23:27:41

Many existing devices aren't built to deal with today's DDoS attacks. With this device - built specifically for today's DDoS attacks - financial institutions are able to protect themselves against attacks. Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 InfoSight Inc, provider of Managed Security, IT Compliance and Vulnerability Management services for regulated industries, announced a new partnership with Corero Network Security, a leading provider of network and application layer...

2013-06-27 23:26:10

With Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit and the FBI liberating over 2 million PCs earlier this month from a cyber-crime ring using them as a botnet believed to be responsible for siphoning over $500 million from bank accounts across the globe, there can be no doubt that botnets and organized cyber crime continue to exact a high toll on businesses everywhere. Global Digital Forensics founder, Joe Caruso, discusses how botnets are created and used, and what steps businesses should take to...

2013-06-24 23:16:45

Helps Block Application-layer DDoS Attacks That Threaten Availability Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today announced that Bezeq International Ltd., Israel's leading Internet and international telecommunications provider, has selected Arbor’s Pravail Availability Protection System (APS) and Peakflow SP platform to protect their network and...

2013-06-05 20:24:20

Microsoft works with financial services industry leaders, other industry partners, and law enforcement to disrupt a global cybercrime operation responsible for over half a billion dollars (USD) in financial fraud. REDMOND, Wash., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a coordinated operation, Microsoft Corp., in cooperation with leaders in the financial services industry - including the Financial Services - Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), NACHA - The Electronic Payments...

2013-06-03 23:21:30

Canadian Web Hosting expands its Secure IT Botnet and Malware Prevention Services by adding industry leading provider into its existing security services. Customers can get fully managed malware prevention and removal services to protect their business that include network scanning, server side scanning and continuous reputation management. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Canadian Web Hosting, the leading provider of web hosting and cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)...

2013-05-15 23:24:54

Firmware Release 7.8 Integrates Client Fingerprinting, CAPTCHA Challenges, New Browser Controls, and Enhanced IP Reputation Security Features plus Support for Increased Platform Throughput. Campbell, Calif. (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, today announced the latest Barracuda Web Application Firewall, version 7.8, specifically aimed at reducing the impact of automated attack attempts from botnets. Automated botnet attacks...

2013-04-30 16:37:27

The Australian Web Hosting Site Praised iPage for Stopping the Botnets' Hacking Attempts and Placed them at the Top of Their Rankings SYDNEY, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Web Hosting Reviews, an Australian web hosting comparison website that features in-depth information about various web hosting services, recently announced that iPage is at the top of their rankings. The founders of the website have been extremely impressed with iPage's ability to stop the recent attacks on...

2013-04-25 08:41:30

TaaS(TM) NetAnalyzer(TM) Supports New Malware Attacker Intelligence Feed and Integration with HP ArcSight CUPERTINO, Calif., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TaaSERA, Inc., an information security technology company focused on advanced malware behavior detection, today announced significant new functionality for TaaS NetAnalyzer(TM), a real-time malware behavior detection solution that allows enterprises to identify attacks before they result in a breach. Based on run-time malware...