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2014-10-23 08:41:19

DDoS attacks surge: Four-fold year-over-year increase in DDoS attack size and volume; Thriving criminal industry taps into Internet devices, spreads easy-to-use tools CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced availability of the Q3 2014 State of the Internet - Security Report. Akamai's Prolexic Security...

2014-10-21 08:41:16

Cloud-based service actively detects and mitigates DDoS attacks to protect against online service disruptions VANCOUVER, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Integra(TM), a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, has introduced DDoS Mitigation Service. Using proven, industry-leading technologies from Arbor Networks, Integra's DDoS Mitigation Service automatically monitors network traffic to detect and mitigate distributed...

2014-10-15 08:36:05

ADS 8000 Series DDoS Mitigation Solution Provides Layered DDoS Protection To Enable Secure Ecosystem SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid bandwidth expansion of network infrastructure, combined with significant innovations in hardware technology capabilities, have enabled ever more powerful server processing performance - and more invasive Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack tactics and methods. NSFOCUS, Inc. today announced the launch of the ADS 8000 series, an...

2014-10-15 08:35:36

Four million Universal Plug and Play devices may be vulnerable to use by attackers CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts the security community, device vendors,...

2014-10-14 23:13:49

Upgrades to the infrastructure will help with routing, increase speed and protect against attacks. RESTON, VA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 DNS Made Easy, the world leader in IP Anycast DNS services, recently completed an infrastructure upgrade in its San Jose point of presence (POP). The upgrades were finalized last week, and increased the company’s core routing and network infrastructure. The upgrade was necessary to support the company’s Layer 2 network that runs across DNS Made...

2014-10-09 12:32:50

Attack-Ready Web Application Security and DDoS Mitigation Platform to Guard Against Shellshock, Heartbleed and Other Attacks SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born out of the need for a stronger Web Application Security infrastructure, Zenedge today announced a $3.5 million Series A funding round. Investors in Zenedge's $3.5 million Series A funding include serial entrepreneurs Yehuda Neuberger, Fred Sorkin and Needham & Company Chairman Andrew Malik. This round of funding...

2014-10-07 08:35:45

NSFOCUS Reveals ISPs, Enterprise and Online Gaming Sectors High on the Target List While the Majority of DDoS Attacks are Short in Duration and Repeated Frequently SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NSFOCUS 2014 Mid-Year Threat Report, released today, reveals a continuing trend of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that are short in duration and repeated frequently. In parallel, high-volume and high-rate DDoS attacks were on the upswing in the first half of 2014....

2014-10-02 08:34:16

LONDON, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost a quarter of European companies (23 per cent) consider DDoS ( Distributed-Denial-of-Service) attacks one of their top three business threats, according to a survey [http://media.kaspersky.com/en/IT_Security_Risks_Survey_2014_Global_report.pdf ] conducted by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ]. As one of the most commonly used money-making techniques by cybercriminals, the number and strength of...

2014-09-30 08:38:26

- Global average connection speed above the 4 Mbps "broadband" threshold for the first time CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released its Second Quarter, 2014 State of the Internet Report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform(TM), the report provides insight into key global...

2014-09-24 08:31:49

New denial of service attack toolkit was used in large DDoS campaigns this summer CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of powerful...


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