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By Warwick Ashford News 19 July 2016

DDoS attack size up 73% from 2015

Distributed denial of service attacks continue to be popular with attackers, increasing in size, complexity and frequency in the first half of 2016, according to the latest global report by Arbor Networks Continue Reading


Essential Guide 21 July 2016

How to attack DDoS threats with a solid defense plan

An anti-DDoS program requires solid understanding of the threat and a clearly thought-out strategy. This guide will help you launch your DDoS defenses. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Tip 14 July 2016

Create a cloud DDoS protection plan

Hackers don't just steal data; they can also crash applications with spam requests and traffic. Protect your cloud against DDoS attacks by employing these tools and techniques. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford News 23 May 2016

DDoS attacks openly on offer for $5 an hour, researchers discover

DDoS attacks have become a commodity, and are available openly on professional services online marketplaces for as little as $5 an hour, say security researchers Continue Reading


In Depth 29 February 2016

DDoS attack threat cannot be ignored

Criminal activity has become the top motivation for distributed denial of service attacks as the average attack become strong enough to down most businesses – so taking no action is not an option Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford News 26 April 2016

DDoS attacks hit three-quarters of global brands in 2015

DDoS attack tactics evolve from single, large attacks, intended to take a website offline, to multi-vector barrages – but organisations are fighting back Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford News 30 June 2016

LizardStresser IoT botnet launches 400Gbps DDoS attack

Attack groups using the LizardStresser botnet are exploiting IoT devices to mount massive DDoS attacks without using amplification techniques, say researchers Continue Reading


By Karl Flinders News 29 January 2016

HSBC online services hit by DDoS attack

HSBC was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which targeted its online personal banking services. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News 22 July 2016

DNS DDoS attack shuts down Library of Congress websites for three days

A DNS DDoS attack hit the Library of Congress, disrupting various Library services and websites for three days before IT staff was able to restore normal functionality. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Tip 22 July 2016

Preventing various types of DDoS attacks on your enterprise's systems

The types of DDoS attacks organizations face have grown and size of these attacks has increased. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to secure systems against common DDoS methods. Continue Reading