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Cyberattacks skyrocket: Arbor releases global DDoS attack data for 1H 2016
Arbor Networks recently released global DDoS attack data for the first six months of 2016 that paints a pretty grim picture.
Secure the NEXT – Mitigate DDOS attacks
There are more than 3.4 billion internet users globally with an estimated 6.4 billion IoT devices being connected, a burgeoning exchange ecosystem.
Akamai discovers new DDoS threats, issues medium risk level
A potentially malicious DDoS vulnerability has been discovered by Akamai's Security Intelligence Response team.
Endace targets DDOS-backed security breaches
It’s essential to ensure network monitoring infrastructure can record without loss, even under the of loads you would experience during a DDOS attack.
Big data drives uptake of analytics solutions in the enterprise
"The extensive data generation is resulting in enterprises looking for business analytics solutions that automate key processes."
Kiwi companies aren't prepared for DDoS attacks
“Surviving a DDoS attack is about getting your planning right. You can never eliminate the chance of an attack happening, but you can mitigate it."
Arbor Networks earns top overall effectiveness in NSS Labs DDoS test
Arbor Networks' has garnered the highest overall security effectiveness score for its AP 2800, in NSS Labs' first DDoS Prevention Test.
DDoS attacks creating opportunity for vendors
“Vendors must continue research & development to provide DDoS mitigation solutions with higher efficacy, scalability, and supporting cloud services."
DDoS attacks on the rise, Android more vulnerable than iOS
Businesses are continuing to face distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, and the size of these attacks targeting businesses are getting bigger.
Threat of DDoS and web application attacks more real than ever
"Malicious actors aren't backing down. They're hammering away at the same targets over and over again."
Google: shielding the world's news from digital attacks
"These kinds of attacks threaten free expression and access to information, two of Google’s core values."
Why NZ retailers need to be wary of attacks in the last week before Christmas
New Zealand retailers are entering the busiest week of the year ahead of Christmas and the number of DDoS attacks continues to rise.
DDoS suspicions run rampant in enterprise space
A number of companies have accused their competitors of staging Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against them, according to new research.
DDoS attacks target IT, telecoms and finance companies
"The days of DDoS attacks being an operational frustration that just resulted in some downtime are long over.”
DDoS attacks on the rise in New Zealand
“Extremely large attacks grab the headlines, but it is the increasing size of the average DDoS attack that is causing headaches for enterprises."
Five top security threats to data centres – and how to counter them
"To counter these threats, organisations need a solution that can lock down their data centres. Otherwise they risk significant damage."
Huawei unveils APT big data security solution
Huawei has released a new solution designed to protect against Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) and denial-of-service (DdoS) attacks.
State of the internet: DDoS attack activity soaring
New findings from Akamai technologies show Q1 2015 set a record for the number of DDoS attacks observed.
"Pay or your network gets it" threat to Kiwi organisations
An unknown international group has begun threatening several NZ organisations with DDoS attacks, according to the New Zealand Internet Task Force.
DDoS attacks being used as a smoke screen
Hackers are using short-burst DDsS attacks to discover vulnerabilities to plan longer attacks.
Damaging DDoS attacks on the rise in New Zealand
“Operators in New Zealand absolutely should take note. On-premise DDoS protection is essential for both detection and mitigation of attacks."
DDoS attack volume triples
The volume of DDoS attacks are becoming more and more frequent, with the average packet volume for attacks increasing 340% to 4.36 Mpps.
DDoS attacks on the rise, how will you respond?
Arbor Networks latest infrastructure security report has found the size, complexity and frequency of DDoS attacks continues to rise, with customer infrastructure and data centres prime targets.
Was Facebook hacked last night?
Rumours began swirling around various sites that hacking group Lizard Squad were responsible for the takedown, after a tweet on the group's Twitter account read: "Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, AIM, Hipchat #offline #LizardSquad."