DDoS Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

DDoS attack almost crashes children's hospital website

Boston Children's Hospital's website almost went down earlier this week in what appears to be a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.Although officials haven't confirmed whether the attack was a DDoS scheme, they did say that attackers hit the ... [Published SC Magazine US - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Cyber attack study

A US network security firm released a data breach investigations report. It looks into cyber espionage and denial-of-service attacks, and features nine common incident patterns for most confirmed security incidents.About 92 percent of the 100,000 security ... [Published Professional Security - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Risk of follow-up DDoS attack rises to one in three, Akamai report finds

Organisations have a roughly one in three chance of a follow-up DDoS attack after a first incident, Internet giant Akamai has calculated using figures from the final quarter of 2013. This was a significant spike compared to the rest of the year.Although ... [Published Techworld.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 7 reports

Peak broadband connection speeds hit 35.2 Mbps in Australia: Report

Average peak broadband connection speeds were recorded at 35.2 megabits per second (Mbps) in Australia during Q4 of 2013, up 46 per cent on the same period in 2012, according to a new global report.Akamai Technologies’ Q4 2013 report analysed broadband ... [Published Computerworld Australia - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 8 reports

Akamai Reports Denial of Service Attacks Increasing

Akamai, a leading Internet content delivery network company, released its Fourth Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet Report. The good news is that the global average Internet connect speed keeps getting faster. The bad news is Distributed Denial of Service ... [Published GigaLaw.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Report: DDoS up in Q4 2013, vulnerability scanners leveraged to exploit sites

Distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) saw a significant uptick among Akamai customers in the fourth quarter of 2013 — the number of attacks growing 23 percent over the previous quarter and 75 percent over the same quarter in 2012, according to ... [Published SC Magazine US - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

DDOS Attacks Increasingly Used as a Smokescreen for Data Theft

Real-time information and analytics provider Neustar has released a new report on distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks and their impact on businesses.The figures in the 2014 “DDOS Attacks and Impacts Report” show that more than 90% of respondents ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Data breaches on the rise as attacks get more complex

The networking firm's 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report also found that there were over 63,000 security incidents during the quarter, up from 47,000 a year earlier.Verizon Australia senior solutions consultant Aaron Sharpe said the reason data breaches ... [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Internet turning into a ready-to-use botnet for cybercriminals

Innovation in the DDoS marketplace has given rise to tools that can create greater damage with fewer resources, according to the ProlexicQ1 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report. Prolexic Technologies is now part of Akamai.The first quarter’s high-volume, infrastructure-based ... [Published Upgrade Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 15 reports

Cybercrime on the increase with companies failing to keep up

The 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report has found that 92 percent of all security incidents over a ten-year period can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry.“After analysing 10 years of data, we realise most organisations ... [Published Start Up Smart - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 4 reports

DDoS Attacks Prove Costly: Research Finds

The amount of distributed denial-of-service attacks jumped significantly in 2013, and dealing with them was not cheap, according to a new report from Neustar .In a survey of 450 companies in North America across various verticals, 60 percent reported ... [Published Security Week - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Neustar 2014 ‘DDoS Attacks and Impact Report’ Finds Unpredictable DDoS Landscape

Attacks Becoming Quicker and More Concentrated, Pointing to Growing “Smokescreening” Trend as 55 Percent of DDoS Targets Report Theft STERLING, Va.--( “Businesses should look out for shorter, more intense attacks without the traditionally expected extortion ... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Apr 22 2014]

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Principal Analyst for Optical at Infonetics and co-author of the report  Andrew Schmitt  adds: "Coherent 100G is well on its way to completely taking over the core, growing to nearly 80% of all wavelengths by 2016, effectively shutting down competing 10G and 40G deployments."
"As we've all been painfully reminded recently (Heartbleed, #gotofail) correct code in TLS libraries is crucial in today's Internet and we want to make sure this code is rock solid before it ships to millions of Firefox users" blogged Daniel Veditz , security lead at Mozilla
...not just in France, but also in wide areas of Africa, nearby European countries, Canada, and various islands around the world," Payet said. "As such, French speakers present a large pool of potential victims who may not have been targeted as heavily as English speakers."
"Organisations need to realise no one is immune from a data breach. Compounding this issue is the fact that it is taking longer to identify compromises within an organisation - often weeks or months, while penetrating an organisation can take minutes or hours" he said

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The emergence of managed business continuity an... [Published Gulf News - 25 mins ago]
DDoS attack almost crashes children's hospital ... [Published SC Magazine US - 1 hour ago]
What’s Hiding Behind that DDoS Attack? [Published Security Bloggers Network - 1 hour ago]
DDoS Attacks an Increasing Cover for Theft, Fraud [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - 2 hours ago]
Networking ports hit $39 billion; 40G booming i... [Published FierceTelecom - 3 hours ago]
DDoS attack almost crashes children's hospital ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine News - 3 hours ago]
Mozilla Creates $10K Bug Bounty Program for New... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - 3 hours ago]
DDoS Attack Targets 123-reg Customer, Slows Dow... [Published Web Host Industry Review - 4 hours ago]
DDoS Prevention: Time for "Defense in Depth" [Published SearchCIO.in - 4 hours ago]
Mitigating the Risk of Distributed Denial-of-Se... [Published JD Supra - 4 hours ago]
Infonetics: Policy Management Now a $1 Billion ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 4 hours ago]
HK cybercrimes climbed 70% in 2013 [Published Computerworld Hong Kong - 4 hours ago]
'Francophoned' cybertheft operation reportedly ... [Published Computerworld Norge - 5 hours ago]
Akamai Notes Increase In Hacker Attacks In Q4... [Published Red Orbit - 6 hours ago]
Risk of follow-up DDoS attack rises to one in t... [Published Techworld.com - 6 hours ago]
Cybercriminals Behind Operation Francophoned St... [Published Softpedia - 6 hours ago]
Risk of follow-up DDoS attack rises to one in t... [Published Techworld.com Security - 6 hours ago]
Research shows 83 percent of businesses are not... [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 6 hours ago]
DDoS Attack Simulation Available In The UK, Ma... [Published PRWeb - 7 hours ago]
Cyber attack study [Published Professional Security - 7 hours ago]
Electronic Warfare Market and Cyber Security Se... [Published Business Technology - 8 hours ago]
Study: Hacker Attacks on Websites Up 75 Percent... [Published Virtualization Journal - 8 hours ago]
Applying 'big data' principles reveals three ma... [Published Out-Law.com - 8 hours ago]
Tech Titans Launch 'Core Infrastructure Initiat... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - 8 hours ago]
Major cyber threats to business highlighted [Published Ontrack Data Recovery - 8 hours ago]
Data breaches could have been avoided: Verizon ... [Published CUNA News Now - 9 hours ago]
Thursday Trends: Cybercrime Effects and Practic... [Published Hack Surfer - 9 hours ago]
Security Roundup: Q1 2014 sees surge in Bitcoin... [Published PCRetail - 9 hours ago]
Bank of England to simulate cyber war attacks i... [Published ITProPortal.com - 10 hours ago]
Organizations Should Expect DrDOS Attacks That ... [Published Softpedia - 10 hours ago]
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What’s Hiding Behind that DDoS Attack? [Published Security Bloggers Network - 1 hour ago]
Multi-vector patterns of DDoS attacks are becoming more commonplace in the world of cyber warfare. From the volumetric attacks aimed to fill your pipe and squeeze your Internet bandwidth down to nothing, to the low and slow application layer attacks that ...
DDoS Attacks an Increasing Cover for Theft, Fraud [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - 2 hours ago]
DDoS attacks are growing in scale and volume, and experts say attackers are also using them as a cover for secondary attacks resulting in financial fraud or loss of intellectual property. ...
DDoS attack almost crashes children's hospital ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine News - 3 hours ago]
Officials haven't confirmed a DDoS scheme, but noted the attackers hit the hospital's website with large attacks designed to overwhelm it with traffic. ...
Mozilla Creates $10K Bug Bounty Program for New... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - 3 hours ago]
Mozilla has announced a new bug rewards program for security researchers that find flaws in the new certificate verification library it plans to use in the upcoming Firefox 31 release. As part of the program, the company will offer researchers $10,000 ...
Risk of follow-up DDoS attack rises to one in t... [Published Techworld.com Security - 6 hours ago]
Organisations have a roughly one in three chance of a follow-up DDoS attack after a first incident, Internet giant Akamai has calculated using figures from the final quarter of 2013. This was a significant spike compared to the rest of the year. ...
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Radware and VimpelCom Introduce a Joint Compreh... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Mar 31 2014]
High-Bandwidth NTP Amplification DDoS Attacks E... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 12 2014]
Prolexic Publishes Infographic on Largest Attac... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 13 2014]
Prolexic Issues High Alert Threat Advisory for ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 11 2014]
Prolexic Sponsors RSA Conference 2014 Mobile Ap... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Feb 05 2014]
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