4 sectors vulnerable to IoT attacks in 2017

2017 is set to feature new attacks on internet infrastructure and advancements in Internet of Things security One of 2016’s key events in the tech world was the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in October that brought...

European Commission Hit By DDoS Attack

A cyber-attack took the European Commission’s services offline on Thursday, although it is thought hackers didn’t gain access to any systems and no data was compromised. According to Politico, internet services at the EC were down for several hours on...

DDoS often used as a diversion tactic

While businesses are preoccupied solving DDoS attacks, hackers go in the back door to do some looting. Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks make a lot of noise, and according to a new Kaspersky Lab report, that’s exactly what hackers are...

Why you should have a DDoS defence

Duncan Hughes explains the best methods to use to effectively protect businesses and ensure networks can stand up to a DDoS attack. The latest headlines have shown that distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have been growing in both size and...

Could a DDoS wipe out Black Friday online sales?

Don’t miss out on Black Friday sales: why retailers must prepare for DDoS threat to online shopping. The recent spate of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks should be a call to action for online retailers to prepare their...