Cloudflare rushes to repair nasty bug

Data lost Cloudflare got its skates on to fix a bug which could have exposed shedloads of user data. For those not in the know, Cloudflare helps optimise the security and performance of more than 5.5 million websites so...

Interpol Tests Global Cops with IoT Simulation

Interpol last week held a simulated training exercise for global investigators designed to help overcome Internet of Things (IoT) skills shortages. The international police organization’s annual Digital Security Challenge saw 43 cybercrime investigators and digital forensics experts from 23...

DDoS: Defense or Devastation

Your money or your data. Cybercriminals are forcing some companies to make the choice: Either send money or risk a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which can take down company IT systems, disrupting infrastructure or services and resulting...

The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything

DDoS attacks bring significant risk to organisations that depend on their networks and websites as an integral part of their business. And these days, that’s just about everyone. Think about online banking, retailing, travel reservations, medical patient portals, telecommunications, B2B...

Let’s Not Make the Distributed Internet Insecure

We built the internet to be fast and efficient, but made mistakes that have led to the security problems we see today: DDoS attacks, massive breaches, thefts of huge amounts of data, and tampering with systems for either profit...