DDoS attackers increasingly strike outside of normal business hours

DDoS attack volumes have increased by 50% to an average of 3.3 Gbps during May, June and July 2018, compared to 2.2 Gbps during the previous quarter, according to Link11. Attacks are also becoming increasingly complex, with 46% of incidents using two or more vectors. While attack volumes increased, researchers recorded a 36% decrease in …

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The complete guide to understanding web applications security

MODERN businesses use web applications every day to do different things, from interacting and engaging with customers to supporting sales and operations. As a result, web applications are rich with data and critical to the functioning of the company – which means, special precautions must be taken in order to protect them from hackers. However, not …

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DDoS Attacks Target Partypoker, PokerStars

Major online poker sites partypoker and PokerStars have been disrupted in recent days by apparent DDoS attacks, launched by party or parties unknown at present. Two of the world’s largest online poker sites, partypoker and PokerStars, have endured periods of downtime and forced cancellations of tournaments in recent days after being targeted by confirmed or …

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