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Raspberry Pi got DDoS’d

March 7, 2013
Starting late on Tuesday the Raspberry Pi Foundation was taken down by a massive SYN flood attack. The Foundation is behind the credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computer, originally designed to promote the teaching of computer basics in schools.
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Raspberry Pi Foundation Fends Off DDoS Attack from Million Zombies

March 7, 2013
Attackers briefly knocked the website for the foundation behind the popular Raspberry Pi offline with a distributed denial of service attack late Tuesday.
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U.S. Banks Back Under DDoS Fire

March 6, 2013
After less than a six-week hiatus, attackers have resumed their distributed-denial of service attacks against U.S. financial institutions.
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Disrupting DDoS

March 4, 2013
Distributed-denial-of-service attacks are not new, but they are being taken more seriously as a threat to network security and data protection, especially by financial-services, says Ashley Stephenson of Corero Network Security.
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Corero Tears Down Channel Barriers With Programme Enhancements

February 21, 2013
With its SecureWatch partner programme rapidly approaching its first birthday, threat protection specialist Corero is targeting a new phase of channel and company expansion in the coming months.
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Security Firm Ramps Up Partner Program To Attack DDoS

February 21, 2013
Corero Network Security has rolled out a new partner program for its DDoS protection appliances, called SecureWatch Partner Program, with incentives for partners to sell those appliances with complementary products such as firewalls.
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Cybercrime Wave Gathers Force

February 18, 2013
Cybercrime is big business. It is costing consumers $110bn a year and affects almost 1.5m people a day, Symantec, the online security group, reported last year.
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DDoS Attacks: Lessons Learned

February 13, 2013
Some of the largest banks in the U.S. were unable to ward off sophisticated DDoS attacks, so what can smaller organizations do? Plenty, says Marty Meyer, President of Corero Network Security.
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Cyber Fighters’ DDoS Hits Two CUs

February 6, 2013
The bland name hides the lethal intent of DDoS when aimed at financial institutions, an event that has become increasingly common as dozens of large banks have recently found their online operations crippled, sometimes for days by highly skilled cyber-attackers.
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US Federal Reserve Admits It was Hacked on Super Bowl Sunday

February 6, 2013
The Federal Reserve confirmed that an internal site was briefly hacked on Sunday, but the US central bank was quick to assure the public that no information was compromised. Still, the success of the operation, such as it was, has some worried.
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Threat of the Week: DDoS Gets Real for Credit Unions

January 28, 2013
It came out of nowhere and then it took down the website of $1.5 billion University Federal Credit Union “for around two and one-half hours,” said a spokesperson.
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Big U.S. Banks Unprepared for Growing Wave of Cyber Attacks

January 28, 2013
Distributed Denial of Service attacks. Better known as DDoS attacks. That's geek speak for the kind of cyber assault that hits a web server with so many requests for service that the site becomes unavailable for use by anyone else. Quite literally information overload.
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Citizens Bank Website Brought Down by Iranian Hackers

January 25, 2013
Customers of Citizens Bank were denied access to online banking this week because of Iranian hackers.
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Majority of U.S. Banks Were Hit by DDoS Attacks in 2012

January 25, 2013
Sixty-four percent of banks suffered at least one DDoS attack, and 48 percent were hit by multiple attacks.
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Report: Banks Whacked By DDoS Attacks

January 24, 2013
Inadequate technology and insufficient personnel cited as the key obstacles to preventing attacks
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Two-thirds of Banks Hit by Distributed Denial of Service Attacks in 2012

January 24, 2013
Approximately two thirds (64 percent) of IT and IT security practitioners reported to a recent survey that their banks suffered at least one distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in 2012, according to independent research commissioned by Corero Network Security.
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'Most US Banks' Were DDoSed Last Year - Survey

January 24, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of retail banks experienced at least one distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in the past year, according to a new survey.
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Over 60% of Banks Hit by DDoS Attack in Last 12 Months: Research

January 24, 2013
About 64% (two-thirds) of banks have suffered at least one Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months, according to a new research.
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Bank Resources Stretched by Multiple DDoS Attacks

January 23, 2013
The current wave of DDoS attacks against primarily US banks is more widespread than generally believed, with more than two-thirds of banks attacked within the last 12 months.
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Most Banks Experienced DDoS Attacks Last Year, According to Ponemon Institute Survey

January 23, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of retail banks experienced at least one distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in the past year, according to a new survey.
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January 23, 2013 More Than Half of Banks Hit by DDoS Attacks Last Year, Study Finds

January 23, 2013
IT security in the financial sector was dominated by stories of DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks last year, and new research has demonstrated just how prevalent the problem was - and will continue to be.
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More Than Half of Banks Hit by DDoS Attacks Last Year, Study Finds

January 23, 2013
In a recent survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute, more than half of the banking IT professionals in the study said their bank had experienced at least one DDoS in the previous 12 months.
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Two-thirds of Banks Hit by DDoS Attacks

January 23, 2013
Inadequate technology and insufficient personnel cited as the key obstacles to preventing attacks
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64% of Banks Suffered DDOS Attacks in the Past 12 Months, Study Finds

January 23, 2013
A new study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of security firm Corero, reveals that 64% of financial institutions suffered at least one distributed denial-of-service attack in the past year.
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Two-thirds of Banks Suffered a DDoS Attack in 2012

January 22, 2013
Banks set to improve IT security in wake of last year’s high-profile cyber attacks
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