Stop DDoS Attacks Archive

Stay vigilant — cyber threats not over yet

Local companies should remain alert and continue to constantly update their cyber security measures as more “innovative” hacking activities are expected this year. LGMS Services Sdn Bhd CEO Fong Choong Fook said the public and local corporations should be...

CISO Challenges in 2018

To stay ahead of threats, CISOs will need to enter 2018 in steep learning mode. Their priorities will include integrating artificial intelligence, protecting against increasingly advanced Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, pressuring IoT vendors to build enterprise-class devices and deciding...

The time to deal with IoT security is now

The Internet of Things is already too big to put off security concerns. In most cases, I try to turn a skeptical eye on hyperbole. So when a cybersecurity expert tells me that IoT security is a “ticking time...

Bitfinex restored after DDoS attack

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex says its systems have been restored after the company was hit by a second denial of service attack in just over a week. Bitfinex, which claims to be the world’s largest and most advanced cryptocurrency exchange,...

Bitcoin industry enters top 10 DDoS targets

The bitcoin industry has become one of the top 10 industries most targeted by distributed denial of service attacks, a report has revealed A spike in the number of bitcoin-related sites targeted by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks...

Rutgers suffers “data breach,” of 1,700 students’ info

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The ​academic information of 1,700 Rutgers students was exposed during a “data security incident” on November 8 and 9, university officials confirmed. No one’s Social Security number, address or financial information was leaked, according to university spokesperson...

Cybersecurity and Privacy Predictions for 2018

The past year in cybersecurity has been one of combating ransomware extortion attacks, bracing systems against DDoS attacks and securing internet of things (IoT) systems. Looking to next year, cybersecurity experts at McAfee Labs laid out their predictions for...