A DDoS attack on an Internet Service Provider (ISP) earlier this week crippled Internet service throughout Mumbai, India, which clearly demonstrated why it’s so important for ISPs to have DDoS protection.
There is no shortage of cyber threats, but there is a shortage of trained IT security personnel to guard against them. With automated DDoS mitigation in place, IT security staff would have more time to handle other cyber security threats.
The popularity of the online game Pokémon GO has exploded like wildfire in a matter of days (as anyone who does not live under a rock knows). It took only a few days for cyber hackers to find a way to cripple the online game with two apparently separate DDoS attacks that caused service disruptions and outages.
New anti-DDoS technology is not only more effective than ever, it’s also more affordable. Here's a list of five tips to guide hosting providers in their strategy to protect their networks and their customers’ networks from DDoS.
From historic DDoS attacks against the PlayStation Network to the recent sustained attacks against Blizzard, DDoS attacks have become such a regular occurrence in the gaming industry that it has almost become an accepted part of the culture. This blog looks at a few commonalities that indicate how and why these attacks occur.