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DDoS – The Greatest Tool of Hackers in 2015

Internet – One of the greatest technological gifts to humans in the modern era. On top of this, the introduction of World Wide Web transformed the way we connected with each other in the real world. In addition, there has been a rise in businesses with e-commerce portals. We no longer need to step out …

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DDoS-for-hire cyberattacks are effective and cost-effective

DDoS-for-hire is a growing business for cybercriminals, and continues to prove effective Read more at http://www.tweaktown.com/news/43708/ddos-hire-cyberattacks-effective-cost/index.html Distributed denial of service (DDoS) cyberattacks have plagued consumers and businesses for quite some time, but the rising number of DDoS attacks available as a paid service is troubling. Clients can pay from $2 up to $5 per hour …

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10 Steps To Mitigate A DDoS Attack In Real Time

Gary Newe, systems engineer, F5 Networks, recommends taking 10 decisive actions when you come under DDoS attack The frequency and size of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is ever-growing and continues to be a priority issue for many businesses. With the ongoing work to shut-down or neutralise botnets, a cyber-arms race has started with …

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Ensuring security in your IT transformation

With social networking, mobile devices and cloud computing solutions being used more pervasively, we will see a transformational change in how service providers and large organizations deploy and enable security in their revenue generating network infrastructure. Recent security breaches, amongst even security conscious companies worldwide, have put an uncomfortable spotlight on corporate security and compliance …

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DDoS-attack takes Dutch government sites offline for 10 hours

A sophisticated distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) blocked Dutch government and privately run commercial sites from the public for more than 10 hours Tuesday. The ministry of General Affairs, the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), website hosting company Prolocation and services provider Centric are working to determine the specific methods used in the attack and who was …

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