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Bitcoin Exchanges Are Favorite Targets of Global DDoS Attacks: Report

Bitcoin Exchanges Are Favorite Targets of Global DDoS Attacks: Report

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

"We saw attacks targeting a relatively high number of cryptocurrency exchanges and services," states the report. "This was likely related to a recent spike in the price of bitcoin, which more than doubled in the span of the quarter."

Star Wars Sith Droid botnets hijack send-to-a-friend modules to send spam

Star Wars Sith Droid botnets hijack send-to-a-friend modules to send spam

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

The use of Stars Wars quotes, or any other non-randomized content, could be an effective way to bypass content-based email filters that protect recipients from spam, Imperva Incapsula Director Igal Zeifman said.

Game-Breaking for $5: When DDoS Attacks Target Online Gaming

Game-Breaking for $5: When DDoS Attacks Target Online Gaming

Tuesday, 07 November 2017

Lucy Ingham speaks to Igal Zeifman, director of marketing at Imperva Incapsula, to find out how such attacks work, and what other industries can learn from how online gaming handles DDoS

How a website flaw turned 22,000 visitors into a botnet of DDoS zombiesNext IoT Botnet DDoS Attack Could Bring Down the Entire Internet

How a website flaw turned 22,000 visitors into a botnet of DDoS zombiesNext IoT Botnet DDoS Attack Could Bring Down the Entire Internet

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Igal Zeifman, Incapsula Security Evangelist at cybersecurity firm Imperva, highlights what needs to happen next, “This attack really reinforces the need for rapid DDoS mitigation, like the one we now ensure with our new ten-second mitigation SLA.”

New Digital ‘Hurricane’ Churns, Gathering Strength To Land Blow On The Internet

New Digital ‘Hurricane’ Churns, Gathering Strength To Land Blow On The Internet

Monday, 23 October 2017

“They are getting bigger and badder,” said Robert Hamilton, director of marketing at Imperva Incapsula, a Redwood Shores, California, cybersecurity firm that offers technology to mitigate botnet attacks. “The motive more than ever is money,” he said, adding that criminal gangs send ransom demands to companies threatening to hit them with a distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attack unless paid off.”

Massive botnet could “take down the Internet,” researchers warn

Massive botnet could “take down the Internet,” researchers warn

Friday, 20 October 2017

Robert Hamilton, director of marketing at cybersecurity company Imperva, said in comments provided to Canadian Underwriter that “Mirai was a wake-up call to the IoT device makers to improve their security by making it more difficult to turn their devices into botnet ‘recruits.’"

Incapsula Network To Expand, In A Bid To increase Performance and Speed Attack Mitigation

Incapsula Network To Expand, In A Bid To increase Performance and Speed Attack Mitigation

Thursday, 12 October 2017

"There is a growing sophistication in DDoS attack techniques, and Incapsula’s advanced technology provides the headroom and capacity to handle larger attacks that will inevitably occur,” said Yoav Cohen, vice president of Incapsula research and development at Imperva.

DDoS Attack Trend: Numbers Dip as Intensity Surge

DDoS Attack Trend: Numbers Dip as Intensity Surge

Wednesday, 04 October 2017

Igal Zeifman, Incapsula Security Evangelist at Imperva, observed that, “Attack frequency is rising even as the total number of assaults is trending down. With these repeat assaults, offenders are waging a war of attrition against protected targets – a DDoS equivalent to laying siege on an impenetrable castle.”