After an almost one-month hiatus, five U.S.-based banks, U.S. Bancorp, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, PNC Financial Services Group, and SunTrust, are again being targeted for a series of denial of service (DoS) attacks.
For the past 25 years, the firewall has been the bastion of cyber security. It used to function like a charm, creating the definitive divide that separated the unknown (the Internet) from the known (the network), preventing any malicious entrants and keeping networks safe from all harm.
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Defending against cyberattacks accounts for a significant portion of the $25 billion banks worldwide spend annually on security technology
The types of distributed denial of service attacks launched recently against banks including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bancorp are hard, but not impossible, to thwart, experts say.
UK-based Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Defence Systems (DDS) specialist Corero Network Security has selected Malaysia for its regional office and announced a deal with local distributor Spectrum Edge.
71 per cent rise in practice drills over past two years a reflection of increasing security threats, according to EU
It's been a month of crippling denial-of-service attacks on websites operated by U.S. banks and financial services firms. A terrorist organization called Al-Qassam takes credit online, but now the attacks are being blamed on Iran.
Corero Appoints Spectrum Edge Distributor
Corero Network Security (CNS:LN), a leading global provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Defence Systems (DDS), has officially appointed Spectrum Edge Sdn Bhd as its value added distributor for Malaysia.
A group affiliated with Anonymous has taken credit for the attack on HSBC last week when it experienced a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack Oct. 18 that disrupted a number of its Websites as hackers continue their cyber-attack campaign against financial institutions.
The recent round of massive distributed denial of service attacks that have hit Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, U.S. Bancorp, Capital One, SunTrust, Regions Financial and more recently HSBC and Ally Financial are unusually hard, but not impossible, to thwart.
We are learning more about the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that hit eight U.S. banks in September and October.
For years, it was common for e-commerce site hosting service Applied Innovations to deal with one to three site-crippling DDoS attacks every month. And its approach was always reactionary, after the fact.
Bots can be used to generate fake site visits and deceive advertisers, leading them to be overcharged for ads that are not viewed by humans. In addition, systems in Asia-Pacific are more vulnerable to such attacks due to its higher software piracy rate.
Corero Network Security, a provider of network and application layer DDoS defense products, has announced its First Line of Defense solution, which blocks L3-L7 DDoS and advanced targeted server attacks.
It's been nearly three weeks since the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center issued its warning about new online threats facing U.S. banking institutions (see High Risk: What Alert Means to Banks).
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