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TalkTalk Hackers Demand Ransom from CEO

October 26, 2015
U.K. telecom TalkTalk, still reeling from a break-in reported last Wednesday, tried to cushion the blow over the weekend by telling those affected that the number of records stolen was smaller than originally thought.
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TalkTalk hackers demand ransom: User bank details stolen?

October 23, 2015
A ransom demand has been received by ISP TalkTalk following a major cyber attack in which hackers may have seen sensitive customer data.
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TalkTalk criticised for poor security and handling of hack attack

October 23, 2015
Security experts say telecom firm let down customers with slow and poor reaction, and failure to encrypt and secure data
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How to stop hackers leveraging DDoS activity to cause more damage

October 23, 2015
DDoS attacks are being used as a smokescreen to camouflage other malicious activity - a big threat to businesses in the UK and beyond.
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Hivelocity Set to Double Tampa Footprint with 30,200-Square-Foot Data Center

October 20, 2015
Web hosting provider Hivelocity is breaking ground on a new data center in Tampa, marking its second data center in the Florida city.
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Researchers find remote code execution vulnerabilities in Huawei 4G modems

October 7, 2015
The modem flaw could have enabled hackers to take over PCs and launch DoS attacks
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DDoS attacks have grown by a third in just three months

October 7, 2015
Some companies get attacked as many as four times a day
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Report: Attackers Primarily Leverage Lower-Bandwidth DDoS Attacks to Infiltrate Networks

October 6, 2015
Corero Network Security Finds Organizations Demand DDoS Protection from Internet Service Providers
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Attackers using lower bandwidth DDoS attacks to escape detection

October 6, 2015
The recently released mid-year report by Corero Network Security has identified some worrying trends in the cyberthreat landscape.
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DDoS Attacks Jump by a Third in Q2

October 5, 2015
The volume of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in Q2 increased by almost a third (32%) on the previous quarter, according to the latest stats from security vendor Corero Network Security.
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Corero Network Security Trends and Analysis Report Finds Attackers Primarily Leverage Lower-Bandwidth DDoS Attacks to Degrade and Infiltrate Networks

October 5, 2015
Corero Network Security, a leading provider of First Line of Defense® security solutions against DDoS attacks, today announced the findings of its Trends and Analysis Report for the first half of 2015.
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DDoS attacks continue to increase

October 5, 2015
Today, Monday 5 October, Corero Network Security launched its detailed mid-year report on the current state of DDoS attacks based on its global customers' experience.
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End users demand DDoS protection from ISPs

October 5, 2015
According to the report, in the first half of the year, the vast majority of the attacks that Corero protected its global customer base against were less than 1 Gbps.
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Shorter DDoS Attacks Harder to Mitigate with Traditional Security Methods: Report

October 5, 2015
Shorter DDoS attacks are more difficult to mitigate in carrier or service provider network environments, according to a new report by Corero Network Security released on Monday.
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Massive traffic attack: botnet-powered Layer 7 HTTP flood

September 29, 2015
Previously 'only-theoretical' attack made real; impact consumes server resources to make websites implode
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The evolution of DDoS and how ISPs can respond

September 16, 2015
Today’s DDoS attacks are almost unrecognizable from the simple volumetric attacks of old. They are far more sophisticated, deceptive and frequent. As the attacks evolve, so must the response. This article will examine the best approaches for mitigating the risk and outline how ISPs and carriers are uniquely positioned to protect businesses from DDoS attacks right at the internet edge.
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AirGate picks Corero for DDoS protection

September 8, 2015
Corero Network Security, a leading provider of First Line of Defense security solutions against DDoS attacks, today announced that AirGate, provider of Secure Network Services to Canadian enterprises, has begun implementing the Corero SmartWall Threat Defense System (TDS) to meet customer demands for real-time DDoS mitigation.
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National Crime Agency site hit by revenge hack

September 1, 2015
The ‘Lizard Squad’ hacking group behind cyber attacks on companies including Sony and Microsoft has claimed
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DD4BC are DDoS attack driving force, new report claims

August 31, 2015
A new report on DDoS trends points the finger at one group as the driving force behind many attacks. So, who is DD4BC?
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GitHub seeks to contain DDoS attack

August 26, 2015
Second DDoS attack this year against GitHub code repository - site offline for several hours.
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Mumsnet: The Next Attack

August 24, 2015
Comment from Corero in response to the Mumsnet attack
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Portmapper Helps Hackers Leverage Web Hosts to Amplify DDoS Attacks

August 19, 2015
Web hosts, gaming web hosts, and Internet infrastructure providers are becoming unknowing participants in a new type of amplified Distributed-Denial-of-Service attack that has been used to amplify DDoS attacks to around 20 times their original size on average.
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Hackers hid Carphone Warehouse breach with DDoS smokescreen – report

August 11, 2015
Crims aim to cause just enough chaos to get in and out
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Critical Bind vulnerability could snuff out large parts of internet

July 31, 2015
Hackers could take advantage a newly-discovery flaw in the Bind DNS server software to disrupt the internet.
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Quick DDoS Attacks Emerge

July 31, 2015
Distributed Denial of Service attacks result in damaging consequences, perhaps most notably lowered customer confidence and lost revenue. And this year, a new DDoS trend has emerged that is making them even scarier – they’re going undetected, with 96% of attacks taking place in less than half an hour and some lasting just a few minutes.
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