Pro-democracy Hong Kong sites DDoS’d with Chinese cyber-toolkit

Hacking attacks against organisations promoting democracy in Hong Kong were run using the same infrastructure previously linked to Chinese cyber-espionage attacks, according to new research from security firm FireEye. Sites promoting the Occupy Central Pro Democracy movement, including Next...

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As cyber-criminals innovate and develop new techniques to tackle defensive methods, it has never been more important for information security professionals to have strong, proactive defense and remediation strategies in place. During this webinar, the speakers will share insight...

The DDoS Protections Services Landscape

As the Director of Sales for DOSarrest Internet Security I have the opportunity to speak with many prospects looking for DDoS protection service for their corporate website. What I have learned is that there are many competitors offering what I would...

Surging DDoS Amplifications Use Millions of Connected Devices

Device vendors, internet service providers, and enterprises are all at risk of massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks involving the harnessing of millions of universal plug and play (UPnP) devices, according to Akamai’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response...

Chinese internet hit by largest ever DDoS attack

China’s internet service was disrupted on Sunday as it was hit by the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack ever seen in the country. The China Internet Network Information Center (CINIC) reported that the state domain name system...

The real cyber threat

The announcement by prosecutors that charges had been filed against suspected cyber thieves believed responsible for stealing $45 million in a matter of hours from ATM’s in two dozen countries should send a stark message to governments around the...