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Are POODLE Security Fears Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Are POODLE Security Fears Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Friday, 17 October 2014

"According to Incapsula's research, only about 2 percent of all SSL traffic is using SSL v3. The firm reported that there is no patch for POODLE and mitigating it requires completely removing SSL v3. Although..."

Yahoo Servers Were Owned By Bash Bug Hackers

Yahoo Servers Were Owned By Bash Bug Hackers

Monday, 06 October 2014

"Security firm Incapsula estimated 62 per cent of the attacks were carried out by criminal hackers rather than researchers or security professionals testing systems."

Incapsula making sense of Shellshock attack chaos

Incapsula making sense of Shellshock attack chaos

Monday, 29 September 2014

"Hackers are using existing botnets to create new ones: running automated scripts from compromised servers to add more hijacked machines to their 'flock'."

Shellshock: 'Larger scale attack' on its way

Shellshock: 'Larger scale attack' on its way

Monday, 29 September 2014

"More than 55 per cent of all attacks originated from China and US."

Apple Patches Shellshock Vulnerability in Bash for OS X

Apple Patches Shellshock Vulnerability in Bash for OS X

Monday, 29 September 2014

"Security company Incapsula said it had detected and blocked more than 217,000 exploit attempts."

Companies Rush to Fix Shellshock Software Bug as Hackers Launch Thousands of Attacks

Companies Rush to Fix Shellshock Software Bug as Hackers Launch Thousands of Attacks

Friday, 26 September 2014

"Researchers at Incapsula, said that just in the previous 24-hour period, they had witnessed 17,400 attacks."

Incapsula: DDoS Attacks Against Gaming Sites Will Become More Frequent

Incapsula: DDoS Attacks Against Gaming Sites Will Become More Frequent

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

"This trend is likely to continue for two main reasons: First, anyone can access ‘DDoS-as-service’ solutions today and generate mid-sized attacks for a less than $50. Second, the coverage of attacks is instantaneous and widespread."

Incapsula Blocks Semalt, A Referrer Spam Botnet

Incapsula Blocks Semalt, A Referrer Spam Botnet

Tuesday, 09 September 2014

"The bots access hundreds of thousands of websites, sending out requests with synthetically generated “referrer” headers, and each of these headers contains the website URL the perpetrators are trying to give an SEO boost."