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Lizard Squad Strikes Again: Why Can't Sony And Microsoft Protect Themselves?

February 23, 2015
The cybervandals known as Lizard Squad struck again on Feb. 15, disrupting Microsoft's Xbox Live network.
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LAD deploys Corero to protect gaming customers from DDoS attacks

February 20, 2015
LAD faced the same challenge many hosting providers of scale encounter – if one of its customers was targeted by a significant DDoS attack, this would affect network connectivity for all customers.
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Los Angeles Dedicated Deploys Corero’s First Line of Defense In-Line Solution to Protect Gaming Customers from DDoS Attacks

February 18, 2015
(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of First Line of Defense® security solutions against DDoS attacks, today announced that Los Angeles Dedicated (LAD), a cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider with a strong focus on the gaming industry, has deployed the Corero SmartWall® Threat Defense System (TDS) with SecureWatch® Analytics.
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Los Angeles Dedicated Deploys Corero’s First Line of Defense In-Line Solution to Protect Gaming Customers from DDoS Attacks

February 18, 2015
With the Corero solutions in place, LAD has eliminated service disruptions caused by the continuous and escalating nature of DDoS attacks against its hosted gaming companies.
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Dutch Government DDoS attack: Analysis and opinion

February 12, 2015
Reports have emerged that the Dutch Government was hacked earlier this week, resulting in widespread disruption across a range of its sites.
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Cyber attack takes down Dutch government sites

February 12, 2015
A cyber-attack took down most of the Dutch government's websites on Tuesday, it has been confirmed.
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Dutch government websites KO'd by 10-hour DDoS

February 12, 2015
The Netherlands government’s websites were taken offline for around 10 hours on Wednesday following a DDoS attack.
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A Hybrid Approach: Rewriting the Rules for DDoS Defense

February 9, 2015
The dilemma for organizations when implementing an effective DDoS defense is whether to deploy on-premises DDoS protection or subscribe to a cloud-based provider. These decisions are not taken lightly, as the threat landscape is wide ranging and increasingly sophisticated.
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Anthem Hack: What Can We Learn From The Healthcare Industry’s Biggest Ever Breach?

February 6, 2015
Insurance firm, Anthem, allowed hackers to access 80m customers’ records, but could it have been avoided? And how can you ensure you don’t suffer a similar fate?
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Sony’s £9.8 million security investment ‘a painfully small amount’

February 6, 2015
News emerged this morning from Sony that it plans to spend $15 million (£9.8m) on cyber security defences, only months after suffering a devastating cyber attack.
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UK cyber attacker faces jail for targeting public services sites

February 6, 2015
A Merseyside man faces a jail term after admitting to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaign against children’s social services, social housing and crime prevention websites.
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Sony spends $15 million on security – industry views

February 4, 2015
News emerged this morning from Sony that it plans to spend $15 million on cyber security defences, only months after suffering a devastating cyber attack.
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On-premise or cloud? Rewriting the rules of DDoS defence

January 28, 2015
How organisations can take a hybrid approach to DDoS protection
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Overcoming the DDoS Challenge in 2015

January 28, 2015
By Stephen Gates, Chief Security Evangelist, Corero Network Security, Pages 30 - 31
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Terrorisme et attaques DDoS : la France face aux menaces Adrian Bisaz, Corero Network Security

January 27, 2015
Les attaques informatiques font actuellement des ravages en France. La motivation de leurs auteurs varie du cyber-terrorisme aux représailles, en passant par la conviction religieuse, politique ou la radicalisation…
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French DDoS attacks spike after terror protest

January 22, 2015
"Whatever the motivation – cyber-terrorism, retaliation, religious incitement, radicalisation… It is clear that modern conflicts will be fought in the cyber-world as well as the real world,”
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How the Internet of Things has been breeding a Botnet Army while runnning your life

January 8, 2015
The Internet has revolutionised the way we live, the way we do business, the way we stay “connected”. Since the birth of the Internet, technological advances have allowed us to mobilise our communications, automate everyday activities, enhance user experience and create an interconnected world in which we have come to rely on the Internet of Things.
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9 Enterprise Security Trends for 2015

January 7, 2015
Hackers find new twists for some of their favorite tools, like malware and DDoS, which means organizations need to get even more serious about security in 2015.
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Is DDoS Blurring the Real Risk?

January 6, 2015
DDoS attacks taking aim at the financial services industry should be expected, especially when there is more at stake than just the denial of service itself. DDoS attacks are more commonly utilised as a distraction for a much larger and more damaging attempt at data exfiltration or breach.
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How DDoS Attacks Work, and Why They're So Hard To Stop

December 31, 2014
A group called Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for the attack, though the "who" doesn't seem as important as the how: Just how did this happen? What knocked the PlayStation Network offline for so long? Why was Sony so unprepared? How can they prevent this from happening again?
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DDoS : les hébergeurs doivent prendre d’urgence des mesures pour défendre leurs clients, Par Adrian Bisaz, Vice President Sales EMEA de Corero Network Security.

December 24, 2014
Faisant chaque jour la une des journaux, les attaques par DDoS se multiplient. De ce fait, de nombreuses entreprises s’interrogent : leur stratégie de mitigation des DDoS les protège-t-elle suffisamment ?
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6 Issues Surrounding IoT Security in 2015

December 17, 2014
CBR looks at what the industry experts think 2015 has in store for the Internet of Things and security.
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DDoS : les hébergeurs doivent prendre d’urgence des mesures pour défendre leurs clients

December 17, 2014
Faisant chaque jour la une des journaux, les attaques par DDoS se multiplient. De ce fait, de nombreuses entreprises s’interrogent : leur stratégie de mitigation des DDoS les protège-t-elle suffisamment ? Aujourd’hui, elles se tournent vers leurs fournisseurs de cloud et leurs hébergeurs pour avoir la bonne réponse.
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Channel mis-selling firewalls leads to DDoS attacks

December 12, 2014
Corero CTO: ‘Vast misunderstanding’ among channel and customers about DDoS attacks
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DDoS - The Petty Crime of IT Security

December 11, 2014
Those that rely on traditional IT security infrastructure as a means for DDoS defence or resort to cloud-based anti-DDoS solutions will be unprepared or, in the very least, slow to defend themselves properly.
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