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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,...

2014-10-07 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...

2014-09-24 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...


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