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The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
IoT botnets: Perspectives from a residential router
Surprisingly, a vast volume of malicious traffic can reach a residential device, writes Radware head of research Daniel Smith.
Akamai named leader for DDoS mitigation solutions in The Forrester Wave
“As opposed to other 'all in one' solutions that can be vulnerable to platform outages, our distinct, purpose-built DDoS solutions are architected to ensure multiple levels of resilience."
Extortion, ransom-related DDoS attacks surged in 2020
There was a 154% increase in the number of cyber attacks between 2019 and 2020, with growth in ransom-related DDoS.
Financial watchdog slams NZX as being ill-prepared in face of DDoS attacks
“A DDoS attack was foreseeable, and an attack of sufficient magnitude to take down servers — and with them NZX’s market announcement platform — was at least possible and should have been planned for,” the FMA says in its review.
DDoS ransom attacks flare up again after brief hiatus
The second wave of attacks in December and January targeted organisations that were hit the first time and did not respond or pay the ransom.
Online gaming a 'hotbed' for DDoS attacks — report
The latency and availability issues present in online gaming, in particular, presented an attractive target to attackers, in addition to the enduring popularity of gaming in the era of COVID-19.
The best DDoS protection depends on the use case
On-demand, always-on and hybrid models provide different services for different needs, writes Radware product marketing manager Eyal Arazi.
Holistic web protection market to reach $3.63bn by 2025
Retail, banking and technology sectors are driving the global holistic web protection market, according to new findings from Frost and Sullivan.
Bad Bots and DDoS fuel record cyber risk
"How many attackers are going to hide within this expected traffic spike?"
DDoS campaigns, BEC scams & Emotet: CERT NZ reports top security threats
It has been yet another tumultuous quarter for New Zealanders and their wallets, with almost $6.4 million in reported financial losses due to cybersecurity incidents.
DDoS attacks surge, becoming more sophisticated
After doubling from Q1 to Q2, the total number of network layer attacks observed in Q3 doubled again — resulting in a 4x increase in number compared to the pre-COVID levels in the first quarter.
The retailer safety guide for the world of online shopping
Are you an online retailer? This guide details the threats that you need to be aware of to keep safe in the biggest ever year of online shopping.
Radware expands DDoS prevention support for AWS
e are pleased to support Radware as they integrate their DefensePro Virtual Appliance for AWS with AWS Gateway Load Balancer,” says AWS spokesman.
Ransom DDoS attacks can be defeated with proactive prevention - Penta Security
Ransom DDoS combines a ransom demand with the threat of a DDoS attack. Those who don’t pay the ransom are then subjected to an attack.
Cloudbric's pandemic response recognised at 2020 Golden Bridge Awards
Cloudbric, which offered free cybersecurity services to several vulnerable industries, was honoured for its work to keep businesses safe.
Cloudflare updates Spectrum with DDoS analytics & trends
Enterprises that use Cloudflare’s reverse proxy offering Spectrum will notice a few more things on their Network Analytics dashboard this week.
Corero Network Security lands customer wins in Asia, Australia, US
Corero Network Security is reporting strong growth in 2020, which has been propelled in part by a ‘record’ order intake in Q3.
Claroty adds remote incident management to OT security capabilities
Claroty updated its platform to help cybersecurity teams detect, investigate, and respond to security incidents within OT networks - no matter where team members are located.
Fortinet announces latest network firewall appliance
“In this complex environment, deploying enterprise-class security anywhere is essential.”
DDoS attackers exploited COVID-19 'lifelines' in 1H 2020 - NETSCOUT report
The first half of 2020 was littered with multivector distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks - with more than 4.8 million recorded attacks over the period.
Neustar acquires Verisign's public DNS service
Those using the Verisign Public DNS will be migrated to Neustar’s infrastructure ‘in a process that will be fully transparent to them’, Neustar states.
Cloudflare rolls out zero trust security for distributed workforces
"After decades of building legacy corporate networks, organisations are left with clunky systems designed to protect their now empty offices.”
Microsoft: Digital transformation doesn't make SMEs immune to cyber threats
Ricky Kapur warns that despite digital transformation every business is at risk - no matter how large or small they are.