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2014-04-18 08:23:12

Business leaders share insights at "Distributed Denial of Service - An Industry Update" forum on current information security climate SAN JOSE, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexusguard's CTO Reggie Yam and Researcher Frank Tse sat down with a group of C-level executives to discuss key issues in today's information security landscape at a roundtable hosted by CIO Matrix. These business leaders gathered at the "Distributed Denial of Service - An Industry Update" forum to share...

2014-02-20 08:36:51

Nexusguard introduces two new tiers to its ClearDDoS security solution, which will now appeal to businesses and organizations of any size and in any industry. The new Unlimited package is designed for medium sized organizations, while the Proactive package will be attractive to SMBs. SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexusguard, a leading anti-DDoS security service provider, today announced two new service plans for its ClearDDoS security service. The new packages are...

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...

2013-07-09 12:33:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, more and more organizations are being affected by DDoS attacks. Governments, financial institutes, corporations--all organizations are at risk. Whereas stereotypical DDoS attacks mainly use bandwidth flooding techniques that target layers 3 and 4 of the OSI model--roughly 80 percent--and are relatively simple to mitigate, there is a sharp increase in the number of DDoS attacks that target layer 7, the application layer....

2013-05-31 23:00:36

Nexusguard's information security researchers outline recent large-scale DDoS attacks and conclude that they are quickly becoming as threatening and sophisticated as APT attacks. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 In the quest to reduce required resources and increase effectiveness, newer techniques that DDoS attackers have developed no longer emphasize on bandwidth flooding–the latest DDoS attacks are organized, targeted and more sophisticated than ever. Speaking at Defcon and HTCIA 2012, Tony...

2013-05-24 23:04:05

Nexusguard takes a closer look at the Spamhaus incident and finds that the bandwidth flooding was the least of their problems. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 In March, non-profit anti-spam organization Spamhaus was the victim of a DDoS attack, which grew to have more than 300 Gbps flood traffic sent to their servers. The attack was widely reported in international media as the largest attack in the history of the Internet. However, the real focus should not be the scale of the attack, but rather the...

2013-05-16 23:03:51

The recent dispute between Taiwan and the Philippines sparked a cyberwar between the two countries' hackers, defacing and disrupting service for thousands of websites. Nexusguard advises organizations on how to handle such emergencies when affected. (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 On May 9, the Philippine Coast Guard shot and killed Taiwanese fisherman Hung Shih-Cheng in disputed waters. Taiwanese hackers quickly launched cyber attacks as a show of protest, successfully defacing and disrupting service...

2013-04-19 08:29:14

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporations suffer severe losses when web services are disrupted, and denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become a legitimate concern for any corporation that relies on the Internet to deliver services to its customers. In recent years, an increasing number of corporations have seen loss of sales, damaged reputations and sometimes ugly litigation due to DDoS attacks. Just last month, Wells Fargo became the latest major US bank to be the...

2013-03-29 23:02:17

Nexusguard, the premium anti-DDoS service provider, warns that Distributed Denial-of-services (DDoS) attacks towards governmental bodies will become more frequent and robust in 2013, posing a significant threat to public services and security. Hong Kong (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 DDoS attacks have become a highly popular means of protest in recent years. In January 2013, the hacker group Anonymous submitted a petition to the White House's "We the People" Web site, requesting President Obama to...

2013-02-14 23:00:21

Targeted DDoS attacks have become increasingly common against Mission Critical Web Companies. In-house researchers from Nexusguard observe that half of these attacks are evolving towards targeted attacks at Mission Critical Web Companies. Hong Kong (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 According to a recent media report, an increase in online retail sales is expected in 2013, especially in China. Business-to-consumer (B2C) transactions may even double the amount seen in 2012. E-business giants- such as...