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  • US to enact sanctions against foreign cyber attackers

    02.04.2015

    US president Barack Obama has signed on Wednesday a new executive order aimed at imposing "sanctions on individuals or entities that engage in malicious cyber-enabled activities that create a significant threat to the national security, foreign policy, or economic health or financial stability of the United States." "The malicious cyber-enabled activity must have the purpose or effect of significantly harming or compromising critical infrastructure; misappropriating funds or economic resources, trade secrets, personal identifiers, or financial information for commercial or competitive advantage or private financial gain; knowingly receiving or using trade secrets that were stolen by cyber-enabled means for commercial or competitive advantage or private financial gain; disrupting the availability of a computer or network of computers (for example, through a denial of service attack); and attempting, assisting or providing material support for any of the above activities," the president explained.

  • Half of companies under DDoS attack have critical data stolen

    31.03.2015

    Neustar surveyed IT professionals from across EMEA to understand the impact of DDoS attacks.

  • Massive DDoS against GitHub continues

    30.03.2015

    Popular web-based Git repository hosting service GitHub has been battling a massive DDoS attack - the biggest they have ever experienced - for the last four days.

  • The average DDoS attack tripled in volume

    24.03.2015

    The average packet volume for DDoS attacks increased 340 percent to 4.36 million packets per second (Mpps), and the average bit volume swelled 245 percent to 12.1 Gbps in the final quarter of 2014, according to Black Lotus.

  • How DDoS attacks impact service providers

    05.03.2015

    There's a striking disparity between how threatened service providers feel by potential DDoS attacks and how prepared they are to mitigate one, according to a Black Lotus survey.




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