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RCMP involved in closing of world’s biggest DDoS-for-hire site

The RCMP was involved in action by several police forces this week who shut down what they say was the world's...

April 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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DDoS trends, DNS survey signal warnings to infosec pros

Two vendor reports out this week may be of interest to CISOs in planning their defensive strategies. --Imperva, a supplier...

October 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Admins warned to filter ports with new DDoS attacks increasing

Administrators are being warned – again – to make sure only necessary ports on network devices are open now that...

April 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Reports offer more detail on Mirai IoT botnet, Locky ransomware

Ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are increasingly giving CISOs headaches as criminals find the former lucrative and...

November 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Some firewalls vulnerable to BlackNurse DDoS attack, says report

CISOs often worry about high volume distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) using Webcams and other consumer Internet-connected devices to...

November 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Is government regulation the way to blunt DDoS attacks?

Government regulation is a sticky issue in any industry, perhaps even more in cyber security. Every time the government creates...

November 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Ontario literacy test abandoned due to DDoS attack

There's no shortage of conspiracy theories when it comes to guessing who's behind cyber attacks. So when it was announced...

October 27th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Insecure security cameras, DVRs behind huge DDoS botnet

Content delivery network Akamai has been under the microscope lately for seemingly abandoning security writer Brian Krebs, whose site suffered...

October 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Defenders gear up for DDoS fight

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can compromise up to 10 per cent of a country’s total Internet traffic, according...

June 13th, 2016 Danny Bradbury