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5 Tips to Protect Your Business From Hackers

5 Tips to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Saturday, 11 April 2015

The following are simple measures any business owner can take to thwart attacks and prevent breach.

Anonymous proxies now used in a fifth of DDOS attacks

Anonymous proxies now used in a fifth of DDOS attacks

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

"Attackers were abusing anonymous proxies to turn a regular single-origin denial of service attack into a distributed denial of service attack with traffic flowing through thousands…"

GitHub Defenses Hold in 4-Days-and-Counting Battle

GitHub Defenses Hold in 4-Days-and-Counting Battle

Monday, 30 March 2015

"That's bigger than the majority of the attacks we see," said Ofer Gayer, a researcher with Incapsula. "We usually see attacks at a maximum of 200,000 to 300,000 requests per second."

GitHub DDoS Attack Traces to China

GitHub DDoS Attack Traces to China

Monday, 30 March 2015

"The reason we don't see this [type of attack] more often is because in order to execute such an attack, the perpetrator has to create a persistent [cross-site-scripting] DDoS scenario on a very popular website, or ..."

China Is Behind DDoS Attack on GitHub, Activists Say

China Is Behind DDoS Attack on GitHub, Activists Say

Monday, 30 March 2015

"Given the fact that the attacker was able to inject the malicious code at a very large scale, it would take someone with high-level clearance in…"

TeslaCrypt Ransomware On the Rise, Gaming Attacks Trending

TeslaCrypt Ransomware On the Rise, Gaming Attacks Trending

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

"Over the past year or so, we have observed ransomware become a popular hacking ploy because for most users, it is easier to pay a few hundred dollars then risk losing personal information.."

Website Hackers Slip Under The Radar With Impersonator Bots

Website Hackers Slip Under The Radar With Impersonator Bots

Saturday, 14 March 2015

"Many types of bad bots roam the Internet, from scrapers and spammers to the more sophisticated vulnerability scanners and DDoS bots. If other bad bots can be compared to well-trained soldiers carrying out the orders of their commander, impersonator bots are the Special Ops unit..."

Obama's Cyberthreat Intel Aggregator Plan Divides Security Experts

Obama's Cyberthreat Intel Aggregator Plan Divides Security Experts

Monday, 16 February 2015

"The move is a step in the right direction, coming at a time when we're seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of cyberattacks and cyberterrorism across all fronts," suggested Marc Gaffan, CEO and cofounder of Incapsula"