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  • 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.

  • Sony PSN back online after DDoS attack

    25.08.2014

    Sony's PlayStation Network has been hit with and downed by a large DDoS attack this weekend, but is now back online a functioning as it should.

  • DDoS attack volumes plummet as NTP servers got patched

    05.08.2014

    Wise to attackers’ exploitation of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) vulnerability to create distributed reflection denial of service (DrDoS) attacks, information security executives thwarted these types of amplified assaults by patching weaknesses or making upgrades in their systems associated with the protocol, causing an 86 percent drop in the peak bit volume of NTP DrDoS attacks to 59 gigabits per second (Gbps) in Q2 2014.

  • Fake GoogleBots are third most common DDoS attacker

    25.07.2014

    An analysis of 400 million search engine visits to 10,000 sites done by Incapsula researchers has revealed details that might be interesting to web operators and SEO professionals.

  • 100+ DDoS events over 100GB/sec reported this year

    16.07.2014

    Arbor Networks released global DDoS attack data derived from its ATLAS threat monitoring infrastructure.




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The synergy of hackers and tools at the Black Hat Arsenal

Posted on 27 August 2014.  |  Tucked away from the glamour of the vendor booths and the large presentation rooms filled with rockstar sessions, was the Arsenal - a place where developers were able to present their security tools and grow their community.


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