Corero Network Security, the First Line of Defense for enterprises globally against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and other unwanted traffic at the perimeter, has announced the appointment of David Ahee as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales.
A couple of years ago, a 17 year old was arrested for his part in a denial of service attack against gamers playing the online multiplayer version of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Another online game, Battlefield 3, was taken offline by a DDoS attack earlier this week.
The absolute perfect proof that the spirit of Aethelred yet lives and breathes can be seen in a comment from Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero Network Security. He was talking about the DDoS attack on Battlefield 3, “yet another in a long line of attacks aimed at disrupting gamers.”
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have been prevalent for quite some time, but as corporations are owning up to the fact that they've been attacked and reporting them, they're beginning to get major headlines around the world.
SEATTLE – So far it appears to be business as usual for most, if not all, of the handful of government agencies and 130 U.S. banks and credit unions targeted for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)attacks today.
A collective of hacker groups plans to attack the websites of major government agencies and banks on Tuesday to protest American foreign policy.
The hackers group Anonymous had apparently not made good by late Tuesday afternoon on its promise to take down nine major government websites and 133 financial institution sites – including 12 large credit unions – in what it called “OpUSA.”
SEATTLE — It appeared to be business as usual for most, if not all, of the handful of government agencies and 130 U.S. banks and credit unions targeted for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks Tuesday.
So far it appears to be business as usual for most, if not all, of the handful of government agencies and 130 U.S. banks and credit unions targeted forDistributed Denial of Service (DDoS)attacks today.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation warns that distributed-denial-of-service attacks waged against leading U.S. banking institutions are changing as attackers perfect their techniques.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are a widespread problem in the iGaming industry with hackers betting that they can make money from online gambling merchants by threatening to take down their primary revenue source, the gambling website.
It's the last thing organizations want to hear: Hackers are putting more punch in their distributed denial of service attacks, and they're using more of them to try and shut down their targets.
Failure to heed the most basic security advice has made tens of thousands of WordPress servers vulnerable to a massive brute force attack that ultimately could result in the creation of a botnet of Incredible Hulk proportions.
A recent spate of targeted denial of service attacks on organisations such as Spamhaus and Bitcoin serve as a reminder that such attacks are widely used.
IT managers are ‘highly or extremely' concerned about being the victim of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
New independent research commissioned by Corero Network Security (CNS: LN) shows that businesses are more stressed than ever about being the target of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.
New independent research shows that businesses are more stressed than ever about being the target of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. A survey of UK organisations commissioned by Corero Network Security found that 41 percent of IT managers were ‘highly or extremely’ concerned about being the victim of an attack compared to 29 percent in 2012.
The "lulz" in LulzSec is a version of the "laughing out loud" meme, but it was a serious scene in a British courtroom when four LulzSec hackers pleaded guilty to a 2011 cybercrime spree that included some A-list names like Sony, PBS, and the UK's National Health Service.
Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox added its name to the list of organizations stung by distributed denial-of-service attacks in recent weeks.
With Internet speeds slowing for users all over the world, it emerged yesterday that one of the largest cyber attacks ever seen had severely hit our online infrastructure, raising fears over the wider impact of DDoS assaults.