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What to Do When You Are Under DDoS Attack

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A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is no laughing matter; they flood your network with malicious traffic, bringing your applications down and preventing legitimate users from accessing your service. DDoS attacks frequently result in lost sales, abandoned shopping carts, damage to reputation, and unhappy users. The first part of this blog series discussed some […]

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5 Steps to Prepare for a DDoS Attack

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It’s inevitable almost as death and taxes: somewhere, at some point, you will come under a DDoS attack. The reasons for DDoS attacks can vary from cyber crime to hacktivism to simple bad luck, but eventually someone will be out there to try and take you down. The good news, however, is that there is […]

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The Emergence of Denial-of-Service Groups

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Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks are cyberattacks designed to render a computer or network service unavailable to its users. A standard DoS attack is when an attacker utilizes a single machine to launch an attack to exhaust the resources of another machine. A DDoS attack uses multiple machines to exhaust the resources of a single machine. DoS […]

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How to Choose a Cloud DDoS Scrubbing Service

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Buying a cloud-based security solution is more than just buying a technology. Whereas when you buy a physical product, you care mostly about its immediate features and capabilities, a cloud-based service is more than just lines on a spec sheet; rather, it is a combination of multiple elements, all of which must work in tandem, […]

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Healthcare is in Cybercriminals’ Crosshairs

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The healthcare industry is a prime target of hackers. According to Radware’s 2018-2019 Global Application and Network Security Report, healthcare was the second-most attacked industry after the government sector in 2018. In fact, about 39 percent of healthcare organizations were hit daily or weekly by hackers and only 6 percent said they’d never experienced a […]

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Understanding DDoS Mitigation with Next-Gen Testing Platforms

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DDoS attack testing and comprehensive DDoS mitigation can be a daunting task. In order to truly understand the effectiveness of your mitigation fabric, you need two things: All of the instrumentation necessary to observe how a mitigation platform behaves in real-time against real-world threats; and A next generation testing platform that provides the flexibility and […]

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DerpTrolling in prigione per gli attacchi DDoS

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Austin Thompson, 23enne dello Utah, dovrà trascorrere 27 mesi in prigione per gli attacchi DDoS ai servizi di gaming risalenti al 2013. The post DerpTrolling in prigione per gli attacchi DDoS appeared first on Punto Informatico.

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Why You Still Need That DDoS Appliance

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More and more organizations are adopting cloud-based DDoS defenses and substituting them for their old, premise-based DDoS appliances. Nonetheless, there are still a number of reasons why you might want to keep that DDoS appliance around. The Rise of Cloud Protection More and more organizations are deploying cloud-based DDoS mitigation services. Indeed, Frost & Sullivan […]

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Cities Are Under Attack. Here’s Why.

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Greenville, North Carolina. Imperial County, California. Stuart, Florida. Cincinnati, Ohio. These are just a handful of cities and counties across the U.S. that have experienced crippling cyber attacks in recent months. In 2019, local governments across the country have become the focus of attacks and face a growing threat of cyber attacks and escalating ransom […]