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2013-12-16 23:22:51

Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a webcast titled, “How to Survive a DDoS Attack,” featuring Gartner analyst Lawrence Orans, Research Director, Prolexic President Stuart Scholly and SpaFinder Chairman and CEO Pete Ellis. Hollywood, Florida USA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a webcast titled, “How to Survive a DDoS...

While We Spend A Lot Of Time On The Net, Most Traffic Is Non-Human
2013-12-13 08:10:49

[ Watch the Video: Bots Surf The Web More Than Humans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly two-thirds of all Internet traffic originates from non-human sources, 60 percent of which are malicious in nature, according to a new report released by online security and bot-tracking firm Incapsula on Monday. According to the report, 61.5 percent of Web traffic is non-human and just 38.5 percent originates from actual people. Thirty-one percent of the non-human...

Microsoft, FBI, Int'l Law Agencies Work Together To Disrupt Botnets
2013-12-06 13:04:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software giant Microsoft is working with international law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Europol, in an effort to disrupt the ZeroAccess botnets. ZeroAccess, a nefarious network of computers that are infected with malware to trigger online fraud, remains one of the world’s largest botnets in the world and is used to hijack web search results and redirect users to potentially dangerous...

2013-11-25 23:31:26

Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a new video that offers an overview of DDoS attacks and the DDoS threat landscape, as well as a guided tour of Prolexic’s industry-leading approach to DDoS mitigation. Hollywood, Florida USA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today released a new video that offers an overview of DDoS attacks and the DDoS...


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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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