US-based carrier and global backbone operator Level 3 has spotted a new vector being used for DDoS reflection attacks: Portmapper (or simply Portmap).
For the past three quarters, there has been a doubling in the number of DDoS attacks year over year, according to Akamai.
We all know the damage that DDoS-for-hire services can inflict on websites and organizations behind them.
In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2015, John McIlwain, Director of Product Management will discuss CDNetworks’ newly launched Cloud Security solution - CDN fully integrated with intelligent, next generation, behavioral WAF technology and DDoS mitigation.
Personal and financial information of 2.4 million customers of British mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse have likely been compromised in a breach, along with encrypted credit card details of around 90,000 of them.
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