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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...

2013-10-01 23:34:54

Save the date: October 3rd Complimentary webinar viewing for CompTIA Continuing Education Unit. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Learn about new features of botnets, malware, and certified ethical hacking at NetCom Learning's upcoming free interactive webinar to be held October 3, 2013 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM PDT. Entitled: “CompTIA CEU Activity: Botnets & Precision Targeted Malware: Certified Ethical Hacking”, the complimentary webinar will be given by Security Expert,...

China Blames 'Denial of Service' Attack For Crashing Internet
2013-08-26 12:38:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese government is blaming the largest denial-of-service (DoS) attack it has ever received for bringing down part of its Internet. The attackers disrupted service to many sites with the .cn domain shortly after 2 a.m. local time. A second, more intense attack was launched against the Chinese Internet two hours later. According to a PCWorld report, the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) issued an apology during...

2013-07-31 23:24:52

Integrates Global Threat Intelligence, Analysis, Traffic & Trend Reports, Industry-wide News and Social Media Activity Burlington, Mass. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Arbor Networks Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today launched a new advanced threat portal that combines Arbor’s unique threat intelligence and analysis with industry-wide news and social media content. The new ATLAS Threat Portal features...

2013-07-30 23:20:30

NetFlow Logic Corporation announces solutions for real-time cyber threat detection and forensic investigations at Black Hat USA 2013. Visit our website to register for a free trial or contact us for a personalized demo at: http://www.netflowlogic.com Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Cyber Threat Detection Solutions NetFlow Logic launches its Cyber Threat Security Suite. The suite includes real-time threat detection of Botnet Command and Control (C&C) Hosts, APT1, and Malicious...

2013-07-29 23:03:59

Average DDoS Attack Size Growing Dramatically in 2013, 2.7Gbps in June Burlington, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Arbor Networks Inc., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today released data on distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack trends for the first half of 2013. The data shows that DDoS continues to be a global threat, with a clear increase in attack size, speed and complexity. “ATLAS gives us tremendous...

2013-07-17 23:21:44

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 two of many findings contained in the company’s Quarterly...


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