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InMotion Web Hosting Chooses Corero Network Security for Protection

January 13, 2016
The company made the decision to ensure their network centers were not compromised in these attacks as well as offering protection to their web hosting customers who rely on those data centers.
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Information Age magazine

The 2016 cyber security roadmap

January 12, 2016
The ever-growing number of tools for automating DDoS attacks means that companies will have the threat of several different attacks happening at once, or in rapid succession.
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InMotion Hosting Selects Corero Network Security’s SmartWall Threat Defense Solution To Defeat DDoS Attacks

January 11, 2016
With the Corero solution in place, InMotion Hosting is safeguarding its networks from these attacks and extending that protection to its customers as part of its hosting services.
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DDoS attack, Vigilance Security Magazine

Impact on BBC suggests inadequate DDoS security

January 5, 2016
While it appears that all BBC web services are back to normal operations at this time, the incident highlights two key benefits of automatic in-line DDoS protection.
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Linode DDoS Attack SC Magazine

Series of DDoS attacks plague Linode data centers, infrastructure

January 4, 2016
Cloud hosting company Linode reported that a set of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have caused service interruptions at DNS infrastructure and data center locations in the U.S. and the U.K., including Dallas, London, Atlanta, Frankfurt, Newark, N.J., Tokyo, Singapore and Fremont, Calif.
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DDoS News | DDoS increasingly used as a smokescreen

DDoS increasingly used as a smokescreen to distract victims

December 30, 2015
So-called ‘Dark DDoS’ distracts IT teams from network infiltrations to steal sensitive data, experts warn
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Beta News DDoS News

2016 will see the rise of DDoS-as-a-service

December 28, 2015
We've already seen a big increase in DDoS attacks in the past year and according to the latest predictions these are set to continue and become more sinister in nature as we move into 2016.
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DDoS news | threats to down Xbox Live, PSN at Xmas

'Phantom' menace threatens to down Xbox Live, PSN at Xmas

December 17, 2015
Hackers reveal plans to make children cry
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Dark DDoS Corero warns of DDoS smokescreen

Corero warns of DDoS smokescreen

December 15, 2015
Corero Network Security has predicted that 2016 will see a surge in DDoS attacks to act as a smokescreen while hackers attack other parts of the network.
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Proactive Investors Corero DDoS Win

Corero chief hopes tier one customer win will be first of many

December 14, 2015
Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero Network Security hopes the firms latest deal, with a tier one internet service provider, will be the first of many large orders.
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IT Pro Portal DDoS attach takes down thousands of Moonfruit sites

Moonfruit takes down thousands of sites after a DDoS attack

December 14, 2015
Moonfruit, a free website builder, has taken thousands of business and personal websites offline following a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
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DDoS attacks are more than disruptions to service

December 3, 2015
While security teams are distracted by DDoS attacks, hackers are infiltrating networks with malware.
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Block Communications Commercial Telecom Teams Up with Corero to Reinforce Network Security

December 1, 2015
The integrated communications provider forms strategic partnership to offer first line of defense against DDoS attacks to customers.
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Contrarisk Security Podcast #0033: DDoS and information security

November 30, 2015
For a long time, the trends in DDoS have been towards a higher frequency of attacks and larger aggregate attacks. But more recently, there has been a significant trend towards the use of DDoS as part of multi-vector attacks, as a masking agent or enabling vector, where the intent has not been to take a target organisation offline but to carry out more sinister and potentially damaging activities.
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News websites offer bitcoin bounty over DDoS attacker

November 30, 2015
CryptoCoinNews and Hacked offer bounty of five bitcoins to catch blackmailer who is holding them to ransom with DDoS threat
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The Evolution of DDoS

November 27, 2015
The World Wide Web is only 25 years old, but it has overseen countless advances in the way it is written and manipulated. Look at DDoS attacks – once simple volumetric attacks have now become deceptive and capable of carrying out several functions at once.
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DDoS Attacks Will Continue Smacking Video Games, Email Providers, And It's Not Just Lizard Squad

November 19, 2015
Distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS attacks, are the cyber equivalent of a cannon: loud, brutal and effective.
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"Onion-Layered" Attacks on the Rise, IBM Says

November 19, 2015
"Onion-layered" security incidents have been on the rise throughout 2015, according to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly report for Q4 2015.
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Want to take a long-term investment bet on the cyber-security sector? These four small caps are set to capitalise on their mastery of the dark arts...

November 16, 2015
In the world of investment, one person’s problem is another’s opportunity. So it is with the hacking scandal that has hit the reputation and the share price of TalkTalk.
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Armada Collective: Who are the hackers extorting bitcoin ransoms and what can we do?

November 11, 2015
Extortionist hackers blackmailing businesses for bitcoins are on the rise - here's what we know about Armada Collective
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MySQL database servers hit by SQL injection exploit – widespread DDoS risk could follow

November 3, 2015
A Trojan named Chikdos has begun infecting MySQL servers by taking advantage of a SQL injection exploit, with the potential to launch a widespread epidemic of DDoS attacks.
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Held to ransom

November 3, 2015
After a spate of DDoS attacks on UK e-tailers, Jack Gilbert investigates what the best responses are and asks whether there’s an opportunity here for the channel
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TalkTalk breach: a comedy of security errors

October 27, 2015
TalkTalk has been breached; we know that much. What else we know about it is, in actual fact, very little indeed at this stage.
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TalkTalk Downplays Data Breach

October 26, 2015
The recent data breach has not affected core systems and the exposed financial data cannot be used to steal money from customer accounts, U.K.-based phone and broadband services provider TalkTalk said on Sunday.
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Paying for bad traffic – DDoS denial

October 26, 2015
Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Dave Larson, CTO of Corero Network Security speaks to analyst Teresa Cottam on the topical issue of DDoS security.
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