Latest Denial-of-service attacks Stories

2014-07-22 08:36:41

Malicious actors switch tactics to build, deploy and conceal powerful botnets CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 22, 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 Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies, now part of Akamai, is a recognized leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services,...

2014-07-15 23:09:16

GigeNET a leader in innovative DDoS Protection Solutions and Cloud services is making headlines as they emerge as one of the "Top 20 Most Promising Networking Companies" by CIOReview. With more than 15 years of hosting expertise, GigeNET has separated themselves from the competition by offering epic support and a unparalleled network. Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 GigeNET, an innovator in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) security and cloud services has recently...

2014-07-15 08:33:22

Anti-DDoS System and Web Application Firewall Solution Achieves VerAfied Security Mark SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSFOCUS Inc., a global provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation solutions and services, today announced its Anti-DDoS System and Web Application Firewall Solution have achieved the VerAfied security mark from cloud-based application security company, Veracode. The independent, third-party assessment provides NSFOCUS customers with proof...

Gameover Zeus Botnet Reanimated By Cyber Criminals
2014-07-14 10:09:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security researchers have warned that cyber criminals have begun to resurrect the Gameover Zeus botnet. This attempt to reanimate the botnet, which is essentially a collection of zombie computers that can be activated to perform denial of service (DoS) attacks on banks and other financial organizations, reportedly began even as malware experts had been dismantling the previous version of the network. In early June the United States...

2014-07-09 08:34:11

Large Japanese ISP Monitors Network Traffic and Makes Intelligent, Automated Decisions in Real Time with Fast Data Security Application BEDFORD, Mass., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB today announced that SAKURA Internet is using the in-memory NewSQL database to meet the specialized fast data processing demands of the ISP's new Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) mitigation solution. SAKURA's application enables the ISP to rapidly analyze immense volumes of incoming network data...

2014-07-09 00:21:39

In the news release, Nexusguard: The Internet as a Platform for Free Speech Should Not Be Tampered With, issued 08-Jul-2014 by Nexusguard over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "...condemn the practice of censoring..." rather than "...condone the practice of censoring..." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Nexusguard: The Internet as a Platform for Free Speech Should Not Be Tampered...

2014-07-08 08:38:23

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexusguard, the leader in premium DDoS mitigation, has released a statement to condone the practice of censoring and inhibiting free speech on the Internet. In light of recent attacks on a Hong Kong-based media outlet, Nexusguard reiterates its mission to "enable the Internet the way it's meant to be." The media outlet's websites were taken down by a DDoS attack that commanded 20 Gbps of malicious traffic at its peak, with more than...

2014-07-01 23:11:53

ZCorum sat down with Paul Ferguson to discuss denial-of-service attacks, and talk strategy on how best to prevent networks from being used in attacks. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, released a new installment in their Ask a Broadband Expert series entitled Mitigating DDoS Attacks with Ingress Filtering. The article features an interview with Internet security expert Paul Ferguson, who co-wrote BCP38, the...

2014-06-30 23:03:03

GigeNET releases new video today that clearly and concisely explains DDoS attacks and how to stop them. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 GigeNET, a pioneer and leader of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection and mitigation services as well as managed hosting announced the release of a new DDoS explainer video today. In just two minutes, this video explains what a DDoS attack is and how they can be stopped before they cost your business revenue and reputation. GigeNET is...

2014-06-30 08:35:32

One-in-five organizations have had their systems taken down for an entire working day IRVING, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disruptive cyber-attacks are becoming more effective at breaching security defenses, causing major disruption and sometimes bringing down organizations for whole working days, according to a new global study from BT. The research reveals that 41 percent of organizations globally were hit by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks over the past year,...

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