Latest Stefan Savage Stories

2013-06-27 23:27:41

Many existing devices aren't built to deal with today's DDoS attacks. With this device - built specifically for today's DDoS attacks - financial institutions are able to protect themselves against attacks. Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 InfoSight Inc, provider of Managed Security, IT Compliance and Vulnerability Management services for regulated industries, announced a new partnership with Corero Network Security, a leading provider of network and application layer...

2011-11-17 14:05:00

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation services, today announced that it has created a data forensics and analysis group that will provide detailed pre-­Ã¢Â and post-­Ã¢Âattack data to clients as a subscription service. The new group and service is called Prolexic Security Engineering and Response Team (PLXSERT). Hollywood, Florida USA (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Prolexic Technologies,...

2011-05-21 06:45:00

Computer scientists have found a "choke point" that could greatly reduce the flow of spam email. Scientists at two University of California campuses set out for three months to receive all the spam they could, then systematically make purchases from the Web sites advertised in the messages. They found that just three financial companies handled 95 percent of the credit card transactions for the spam-advertised drugs and herbal remedies they bought. The scientists looked at nearly a billion...

2011-05-11 00:00:27

Important Evolution in DDoS Security for Today's Internet Data Center (PRWEB) May 10, 2011 Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and network management solutions for next-generation data centers and carrier networks, announced today the Arbor Pravail Availability Protection System (APS), a new product family focused on securing the Internet data center (IDC) edge. An important new capability introduced within the Arbor Pravail APS is Cloud Signaling, a protocol that bridges...

2008-11-02 10:07:19

UC San Diego computer scientists have built a software program that can perform key duplication without having the key. Instead, the computer scientists only need a photograph of the key. "We built our key duplication software system to show people that their keys are not inherently secret," said Stefan Savage, the computer science professor from UC San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering who led the student-run project. "Perhaps this was once a reasonable assumption, but advances in digital...

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