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  • Mitigations for Spike DDoS toolkit-powered attacks

    24.09.2014

    Akamai Technologies released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert), a new cybersecurity threat advisory that alerts enterprises to a high-risk threat of powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the Spike DDoS toolkit.

  • High-volume DDoS attacks on the rise

    23.09.2014

    A continuing trend of DDoS attacks are short in duration and repeated frequently.

  • How a large ISP fights DDoS attacks with a custom solution

    10.09.2014

    DDoS attacks are a growing problem. In July, Arbor Networks released global DDoS attack data derived from its ATLAS threat monitoring infrastructure that shows a surge in volumetric attacks in the first half of 2014 with over 100 attacks larger than 100GB/sec reported.

  • Linux systems infiltrated and controlled in a DDoS botnet

    03.09.2014

    Akamai Technologies is alerting enterprises to a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on Linux systems.

  • Netflix open sources tools for detecting planned attacks

    28.08.2014

    Making good on their word to open source many of their internally developed tools and libraries, Netflix has released three new tools that allow security teams to keep an eye out for Internet-based discussions regarding potential attacks against their organization's infrastructure, whether it's DDoS attacks or any other kind.




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Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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