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US Warns About North Korean Hacker Group’s 8-Year-Long Attack Spree

June 21, 2017
Recent reports of the way in which North Korea’s has been executing DDoS attacks, is completely in line with the types of attacks Corero sees on a regular basis – most attacks are relatively small, and often surgically crafted, aiming to complete their mission without triggering detection mechanisms or raising suspicion that an attack might be in progress.
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Bigger & smaller - DDoS threats here to stay with conflicting trends

June 15, 2017
The noise created by distributed denial of service attacks is higher than ever - with vendors and attackers complicating the picture - but what do enterprises need to worry about?
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Pressure mounts on ISPS

June 9, 2017
More and more security professionals are demanding additional help from their ISPs to block DDoS traffic before it reaches them
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How To Protect Yourself From DDoS Attacks

June 9, 2017
For this piece, I spoke with Ashley Stephenson, the CEO of Corero, to get a sense of where his company’s products fall into the larger security portfolio offerings currently on the market.
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Short, Stealthy, Sub-Saturating DDoS Attacks Pose Greatest Security Threat to Businesses

June 7, 2017
According to new Corero research, which highlights DDoS attack attempts against its customers, short, frequent, low-volume DDoS attacks continue to dominate. Despite several headline-dominating, high-volume DDoS attacks over the past year, the vast majority (98%) of the DDoS attack attempts against Corero customers during Q1 2017 were less than 10 Gbps per second in volume. In addition, almost three quarters (71%) of the attacks mitigated by Corero lasted 10 minutes or less.
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Operators beware: DDoS attacks—large and small—keep increasing

June 6, 2017
New DDoS Trends and Analysis Report warns of “Trojan Horse” DDoS Attacks intended to disrupt and distract network operators from more destructive security threats
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Stealthy DDoS attacks distract from more destructive security threats

June 6, 2017
Despite several headline-dominating, high-volume DDoS attacks over the past year, the vast majority (98%) of the DDoS attack attempts against Corero customers during Q1 2017 were less than 10 Gbps per second in volume. In addition, almost three quarters (71%) of the attacks mitigated by Corero lasted 10 minutes or less.
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DDoS 'Trojan Horse' distracting network operators from destructive threats

June 5, 2017
A new DDoS trends and analysis report warns of “Trojan Horse” DDoS attacks intended to disrupt and distract network operators from more destructive security threats
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Majority of DDoS Attacks are Short, Low-Volume Bursts

June 5, 2017
DDoS attacks largely fall into the camp of short, low-volume sieges, but large-volume attacks are sharply on the rise, according to a study released today.
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Short, Stealthy, Sub-Saturating DDoS Attacks Pose Greatest Security Threat to Businesses

June 5, 2017
According to new Corero research, which highlights DDoS attack attempts against its customers, short, frequent, low-volume DDoS attacks continue to dominate. Despite several headline-dominating, high-volume DDoS attacks over the past year, the vast majority (98%) of the DDoS attack attempts against Corero customers during Q1 2017 were less than 10 Gbps per second in volume. In addition, almost three quarters (71%) of the attacks mitigated by Corero lasted 10 minutes or less.
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Mini but mighty: Beware minor DDoS attacks that mask graver threats, warns report

June 5, 2017
Despite detecting an increase in large distributed denial of service attacks in the first quarter of 2017, Corero Network Security has reported that the greatest DDoS threat currently comes from smaller attacks designed to either hide other malicious activities or set the stage for future malicious actions.
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Report: Short, Stealthy, Sub-Saturating DDoS Attacks Pose Greatest Business Security Threat

June 5, 2017
A new report released by Corero Network Security warns of Trojan horse DDoS attacks that are intended to disrupt and distract network operators from more destructive malware security threats
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Short, Stealthy, Sub-Saturating DDoS Attacks Pose Greatest Security Threat To Businesses

June 5, 2017
New DDoS Trends and Analysis Report warns of “Trojan Horse” DDoS Attacks intended to disrupt and distract network operators from more destructive security threats
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DDoS Mitigation Becomes Key Managed Security Service

May 26, 2017
For service providers, in terms of the importance of providing DDoS mitigation in relation to other types of security services for customers, 93% see it as a high priority.
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82% of carriers eye DDoS protection opportunity

May 26, 2017
A study into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has found that 82% of services providers see a “clear business opportunity” in providing premium DDoS protection services to their customers.
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DDoS opportunity

May 26, 2017
Corero Network Security has published the results of the second-annual study of service providers, with the objective uncovering the drivers, benefits, and barriers to enhanced DDoS protection with providers offering services like VoIP, UC, transit, public and private cloud services and E-Line and E-LAN functionality.
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10 minute DDoS raid

May 25, 2017
The vast majority of ‘distributed denial of service’ (DDoS) cyber-attacks are over before most organisations even realise they are happening, experts say.
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GTT introduces DDoS mitigation service

May 17, 2017
The leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has launched its Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Mitigation service, a new capability within the company's Managed Security suite.
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GTT introduces DDoS Mitigation service

May 16, 2017
GTT uses Corero’s SmartWalll Threat Defense System as the platform for its DDoS Mitigation service, delivering visibility into IP traffic and attack information, with access to detailed reporting via GTT’s client portal.
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Securing the Internet of Things against DDoS threats

May 2, 2017
Despite its advantages, the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with a host of security disadvantages. As a whole, IoT devices are poorly managed, patched, and secured; they are sitting ducks for hacker infiltration and takeover.
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DDoS Attacks Surge, Organizations Struggle to Respond

May 2, 2017
Despite heightened awareness of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, organizations are taking longer to detect and respond to them.
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More than 400 DDos attacks identified using new attack vector - LDAP

April 27, 2017
Since its discovery in October 2016, researchers at Corero Network Security have observed a total of 416 CLDAP DDoS attacks, most of which are hosting and internet service providers.
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‘One in five’ British firms hit by cyber attack in 2016

April 18, 2017
Cyber attacks are a growing threat to global business operations. This was confirmed by research from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), which surveyed 1,200 companies, revealing that one in five British businesses experienced a cyber attack last year.
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CLDAP Protocol Allows DDoS Attacks with 70x Amplification Factor

April 14, 2017
According to Akamai, during October 2016, the company started detecting DDoS attacks carried out via an unfamiliar protocol, which was CLDAP. This was happening at the same time when DDoS mitigation firm Corero announced it also discovered DDoS attacks leveraging LDAP.
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CLDAP reflection attacks may be the next big DDoS technique

April 14, 2017
The CLDAP reflection attack method was first discovered in October 2016 by Corero Network Security and at the time it was estimated to be capable of amplifying the initial response to 46 to 55 times the size, meaning far more efficient reflection attacks using fewer sources.
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