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2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially...

2014-02-04 12:32:36

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today shared an analysis of nearly a dozen global DDoS attacks that indicates cyber attackers are using DDoS attacks in an attempt to influence market values and interfere with exchange platforms. The Prolexic Security and Engineering Team (PLXsert) details the findings in a white paper, DDoS Attacks Against Global Markets,...

2014-01-31 23:31:32

Visitors to the new gigenet.com will find extensive resources, increased product offering and best in class performance. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 GigeNET, broadly recognized as a leader in managed hosting and DDoS protection solutions, is headquartered just outside of Chicago, where it owns and operates a world-class 17,000 sq. ft. datacenter. GigeNET’s new site welcomes visitors with a clean, uncluttered and intuitive design that enables them to quickly and easily find the...

2014-01-30 08:37:32

Partnership aims to protect Phillipine businesses from most costly form of cybercrime attacks, pairing Nexusguard's industry-leading technology along with IPC's recognized high-tech security services for online gaming sector to provide world-class anti-DDoS solution with critical localized support SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC® (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.) today announced a partnership with Nexusguard, an industry-leading anti-DDoS services provider. The...

2014-01-29 08:34:39

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Napatech, the world's leading supplier of network analysis adapters, today commented on reports from both Cisco and McAfee predicting a sharp rise in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in 2014. Napatech is focused on addressing the security challenges facing enterprises today and proposes a holistic solution based on analysis of a combination of network and security information. HIGHLIGHTS: -- As the use of cloud computing,...

2014-01-28 08:26:12

- Observed attack traffic originating from Indonesia drops; China returns to top of list CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 28, 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 Third Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet Report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform(TM), the report provides insight into key global...

2014-01-27 23:27:37

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today announced that UK industry analyst firm OVUM has published a white paper sponsored by Prolexic. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today announced that UK industry analyst firm OVUM has published a white paper sponsored by Prolexic. A complimentary copy of...

2014-01-27 12:33:28

Analyst offers 10 criteria for evaluating DDoS protection solutions FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today announced that UK industry analyst firm OVUM has published a white paper sponsored by Prolexic. A complimentary copy of "Delivering Effective DDoS Protection," authored by OVUM Principal Analyst, Security, Andrew Kellett, can be downloaded at...

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

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The ShapeShifter network security appliance prevents website breaches by immediately disabling the capability of malware, bots and other...

2014-01-21 16:27:28

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today published its top 10 attack trends for 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/MN49706) Throughout the year, metrics were collected from all DDoS attacks launched against the company's global client base by the Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert) using proprietary techniques and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.