"We don't usually see routers herded together into a big botnet and used for DDoS attacks," said Tim Matthews, vice president of marketing for Incapsula, which discovered the attacks on 60 of its customers."
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The router-based botnet was discovered by Web security firm Incapsula while investigating a series of DDoS attacks against dozens of its customers that have been going on since late December.
“This combination of faulty practices invites trouble. At the risk of overstating the obvious, this level of access lets any perpetrator
Incapsula found that the devices were infected by a variety of malware titles, including MrBlack, Dofloo, and Mayday.
According to Incapsula's 2014 survey, seventy-six percent said their salary went up the previous year , and 85 percent expected an increase the next.
"Incapsula offers a more robust and complete solution than CloudFlare."
"As this is a relatively new field, Incapsula thought it would be enlightening to see how DevOps professionals define their own roles within their organization..."
"DDoS has become the attack method of choice of late, and 45 percent of all organizations have been hit at least one time with a DDoS attack," said Igal Zeifman, product evangelist at Incapsula