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2011-08-17 00:00:31

ThreatSTOP is Layer B of the service that drops "dirty traffic" from malware and botnet sites at the IP level, a very efficient approach to increase clean traffic for the network. ThreatSTOP uses only 2-8% of the comparable bandwidth to filter inbound traffic compared with other spam filters and proxies based on deep packet inspection. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 ThreatSTOP, the leading provider of real-time IP reputation service that prevents data loss from botnet attacks and...

2011-08-16 03:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperva, a pioneer and leader of a new category of data security solutions for high-value business data in the data center, today released the latest research from its Hacker Intelligence Initiative (HII). The August 2011 HII Report details how hackers are leveraging the power of search engines, like Google, to successfully carry out automated cyber attacks against vulnerable websites. Dubbed "Google Hacking," hackers armed with a...

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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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