DDoS Protection Blog

Recent DDoS Attack Impacts Swedish Transit Site

On Friday, August 16, the Sweden Stockholm Public Transport was hit by a powerful DDoS attack that affected the company's website and apps for purchasing tickets and planning routes for approximately 6 hours. This attack is a clear example of how critical infrastructure is vulnerable to DDoS attacks and why always-on DDoS mitigation and detection is needed.

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Meet the Team: Mike Powell, Senior Security Services Engineer

Take a look into the life of one of Corero's Senior Security Services Engineer, Mike Powell!

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Expansion of the Internet Necessitates Network-Based DDoS Defense

The continued expansion of Internet access, backbone and cloud connections will ultimately drive a fundamental shift to DDoS defense to more network-integrated solutions that are enabled by advanced next-generation networking technologies.

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On the 20th Anniversary of DDoS, Prepare for the Future

July 22, 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the world's first DDoS attacks. Since then, the nature of DDoS attacks has changed dramatically, and DDoS mitigation defenses have responded in turn. As the 5G era continues to expand, one thing we know for sure today is that DDoS attacks are a damaging problem that won’t go away in the foreseeable future.

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Mirai Botnet Code Targets Corporate Networking Gear

Last month a report from Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 revealed that cyber criminals have now evolved the infamous Mirai botnet code to target corporate SD-WAN gear and recruit those assets into harmful botnets. To defend against such attacks, a security system must include comprehensive automated protections against Mirai type attack vectors.

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