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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...

2014-09-24 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...

2014-09-23 08:36:33

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., Sept. 23, 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...

2014-09-09 08:39:48

Arbor's DDoS mitigation products benefit service providers and enterprises alike MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the market for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Arbor Networks with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Leadership. The company has consistently proven its ability to adapt to evolving DDoS attack techniques and outperforms traditional network security models. Its...

2014-09-03 08:38:34

Linux systems infiltrated and controlled in a DDoS botnet CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 3, 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 & Research Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on...

playstation network ddos attack
2014-08-25 05:28:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online Monday following a weekend cyberattack that affected its servers, as well as those of fellow video game companies Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and Grinding Gear Games. According to Brett Molina of USA Today, Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley originally confirmed the outage on Sunday, stating that both the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network online...

2014-08-21 08:33:29

Micron21 Detects and Mitigates DDoS Attack Using NSFOCUS Anti-DDoS System SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks plaguing enterprises and data centers worldwide, NSFOCUS announced that its Anti-DDoS System (ADS) was instrumental in assisting Australian Data Center Micron21 in detecting and mitigating a sophisticated DDoS threat, named by Micron21 as a Combination Distributed Reflective Denial of Service...

2014-08-21 08:32:58

Increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has driven the need to mitigate risk, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are growing in scale and sophistication, becoming a top tool for hackers. As these attacks are difficult to stop without purpose-built platforms, DDoS mitigation solutions are rapidly gaining traction among businesses of all sizes. Government and industry regulations that mandate...

2014-08-14 16:30:15

DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have expanded their DDoS protection cloud into Asia, with a new DDoS mitigation node in Singapore. VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have expanded their DDoS protection cloud into Asia, with a new DDoS mitigation node in Singapore. The new node will work in conjunction with their existing nodes in New York, Los Angeles and London and will have the same...

2014-08-05 12:35:55

The number of DDoS attacks on WEB resources is growing daily, especially in politically unstable countries. VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDoS-Guard has introduced a series of secured solutions and servers which guarantee automatic real-time protection to our customers against any type of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. The number of ddos attacks on WEB resources is growing daily, especially in politically unstable countries. That poses a risk to the...


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