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‘Biggest ever’? Massive DDoS attack hits EU, US

A massive DDoS attack hit EU- and US-based servers, with security companies reporting it to be even more powerful than last year’s Spamhaus attacks. While the method of the attack was not new, CloudFlare warned there are “ugly things to come.” Only scant details about the attack were released by US-based web performance and security …

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DDoS attack considerations for healthcare organizations

Recent discussions of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threats in healthcare have mainly been in connection with a supposed DDoS attack on Healthcare.Gov that failed last fall. However, the conversation shouldn’t be limited to the government’s polarizing healthcare insurance website. As healthcare organizations begin to implement new, cloud-centric technologies, they need to be at least aware of DDoS …

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