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Sony PlayStation online store latest to be hit by hackers

December 9, 2014
The Sony PlayStation online store was taken offline this morning, with visitors greeted with a message which read “Page Not Found! It’s not you. It’s the internet’s fault”.
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2015 to see further evolution of DDoS attacks

December 9, 2014
Corero Networks predicts the IT security landscape for 2015, forecasting more sophistication in DDoS attacks and the rise of Internet-of-Things threats
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Lizard Squard Hackers Hit Sony PlayStation Network

December 9, 2014
At 4:29pm on December 7, Lizard Squad tweeted, "PSN Login #offline #LizardSquad."
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Latest Sony attack: Reaction from industry experts

December 8, 2014
Organisations like Sony Playstation, Xbox and the like that rely on conducting their business online must respond to this escalating cyber threat proactively, with dedicated solutions for proper mitigation.
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Corero warns of firewall weakness

December 4, 2014
Resellers pitching firewalls need to be aware of the dangers of leaving users exposed to distrubuted denial of service (DDOS) attacks that are evading the current network security products.
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DDoS vendor accuses resellers of mis-selling firewalls

December 4, 2014
Firewalls not built to stop high-volume, high-bandwidth DDoS attacks, warns Corero
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EA online services allegedly taken down by Lizard Squad

November 25, 2014
EA’s online services have allegedly been hit by DDoS fire courtesy of Lizard Squad at the tail end of last weekend, and problems with services carried on yesterday.
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EA's Online Service Allegedly Brought Down By Hacker Group Lizard Squad

November 24, 2014
EA's online service is currently experiencing disruption due to a DDoS attack on Sunday.
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A hybrid approach – rewriting the rules for DDoS defense

November 4, 2014
INDUSTRY VOICE How to ward off future attacks
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Les attaques DDoS en hausse de 183% sur un an

November 3, 2014
Deux études réalisées par deux fournisseurs ont chacune mis en avant le risque croissant généré par les attaques par déni de service distribué.
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Adaptive DDoS Attacks Warrant Next Gen Defense

November 3, 2014
Many equate DDoS with only one type of attack vector – volumetric. It is not surprising, as these high bandwidth consuming attacks seem to frequent the headlines most often.
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Shellshock: Picking up the Pieces

November 3, 2014
4.1 million. That’s the number of news items, blogs, webpages, reports, and opinion articles related to the recently discovered ‘Shellshock’ (Bash) vulnerability that were matched via a quick Google search for ‘Shellshock bash bug’ this morning.
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DDoS : le cauchemar des responsables sécurité

October 29, 2014
Deux études réalisées par deux fournisseurs ont chacune mis en avant le risque croissant généré par les attaques par déni de service distribué.
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Corero Introduces DDoS Analytics App

October 10, 2014
Latest from Corero
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Secondhand DDoS: Why Hosting Providers need to Take Action

October 3, 2014
With no shortage of DDoS attacks overwhelming the news headlines, many businesses have been fast to question whether they are well protected by their current DDoS mitigation strategy, and are turning to their cloud and hosting providers for answers
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Contrarisk Security Podcast #0026: Evolving DDoS

September 29, 2014
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been with us for a long time. But is the nature of the attacks evolving, and how is this presenting new threats? We interview Dave Larson, CTO of Corero Network Security, who explains that DDoS is now commonly seen as part of hybrid attacks, with the denial of service often being just a cover for other, more worrying exploits.
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Facebook and WhatsApp rivals hit by DDoS attacks

September 29, 2014
Two technology start-up companies which are seen as more secure alternatives to Facebook and WhatsApp were hit by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks over the weekend.
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'Bash Bug' affects Linux, OS X, may be worse than Heartbleed

September 26, 2014
Worse than Heartbleed. That's what security professionals are saying about the newly discovered “Bash Bug,” a vulnerability in the Unix Bourne Again Shell (BASH) that makes it possible for attackers to exploit Linux and Apple OS X systems.
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Shellshock bug is bad and could take years to eradicate say experts

September 26, 2014
Ever since yesterday’s news of the Shellshock Bash bug broke cyber security experts have been lining up to make clear how bad it really is.
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Corero’s CTO: Why I left HP for a startup

September 26, 2014
Deciding to work for a startup or a big corporate can be a tough decision to make for some people as both have their pros and cons.
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DDoS Attacks: Why Hosting Providers Need to Take Action

September 17, 2014
With no shortage of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks overwhelming the news headlines, many businesses have been fast to question whether they are well protected by their current DDoS mitigation strategy and are turning to their cloud and hosting providers for answers.
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Connected Home: A Next-Gen Botnet Army?

September 12, 2014
We are now in an era where technological advances have allowed us to be "connected" more than ever before.
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DDoS attack downs Twitch on news of Amazon acquisition

August 27, 2014
Just hours after Amazon announced a $970m deal to acquire Twitch, the live video platform for gamers was taken offline temporarily by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
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'Sony doesn't understand security': Why PlayStation Network is such an attractive target for hackers

August 27, 2014
Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN) has once again been hit by cyber vandals, with the service - which serves as the backbone of the PlayStation 4 online ecosystem - recently brought down in a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
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DDoS attacks hit Sony’s PlayStation Network and other gaming services

August 26, 2014
Sony's PlayStation Network (PSN) was forced offline and other gaming services reported disruptions at the weekend in what appears to have been a co-ordinated cyber attack campaign.
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