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Juniper stiffens DDoS defence

Denial of service attacks are among the most frustrating that IT security pros can face. On the one hand, no...

July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Juniper, VeriSign to fight DDos attacks

A networking equipment maker has teamed with a security solutions provider to create cloud-based protection for denial of service attacks....

March 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Five tips on fighting DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) are among the toughest problems IT administrators have to face. On the one hand, they...

February 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Behind the Spamhaus DDosS attack

Behind the Spamhaus DDosS attack

Massive DDoS attack shakes InternetLast week details emerged about a huge distributed denial of service attack that started with targeting...

August 14th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Allstream to lure customers with DDoS promotion

Allstream to lure customers with DDoS promotion

Distributed denial of service attacks can be described in many ways: At the very least they are annoying – they...

May 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Financial services under more frequent DDoS attacks

Financial services under more frequent DDoS attacks

SYDNEY - The financial services industry saw nearly triple the number of distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks during the first three...

April 12th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Security-as-a-service is growing

Security-as-a-service is growing

When you ask IT professionals if they use cloud computing or software-as-a-service, most start by saying "no". But if you...

September 1st, 2010 Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Prototype security software blocks DDoS attacks

Prototype security software blocks DDoS attacks

Researchers have come up with host-based security software that blocks distributed denial-of-service attacks without swamping the memory and CPU of...

October 5th, 2009 Tim Greene

Why were Twitter and Facebook attacked?

Why were Twitter and Facebook attacked?

Security analysts Thursday scrambled to find a motive behind the distributed denial-of-service attacks that brought down Twitter for several hours,...

August 7th, 2009 Gregg Keizer