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Application Layer Attacks Could Defeat DDoS Protection

Application Layer Attacks Could Defeat DDoS Protection

Friday, 08 April 2016

"The Researchers have reported that the attack was launched from a botnet make up of computers infected with the Nitol malware.”

Personal software agents versus the rise of the bot

Personal software agents versus the rise of the bot

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Imperva Incapsula reports that human produced traffic is barely in the majority at 51.5% of all Internet traffic.

DDoS Attacks and Ransom Notes Hit Online Florists Before Valentine’s Day

DDoS Attacks and Ransom Notes Hit Online Florists Before Valentine’s Day

Saturday, 13 February 2016

"There does not appear to be a trend in attacks against all online florists, but rather targeted attacks,” Ofer Gayer, a senior security researcher and Tim Matthew, VP of marketing write."

Valentine's Day Inspires DDoS Attacks Against Online Florists

Valentine's Day Inspires DDoS Attacks Against Online Florists

Saturday, 13 February 2016

More than nine in 10 of the florist sites witnessed a sudden surge in bot traffic between February 5 and February 11.

Revealed: the criminal ecosystem behind a DDoS attack

Revealed: the criminal ecosystem behind a DDoS attack

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Infected computers and mobile phones become unwitting components of a botnet as people browse the internet unaware of enabling any malicious activity. This cycle then creates a self-sustaining chain of criminal activity.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens 'breaks the internet' as fans stay offline to avoid spoilers

Star Wars: The Force Awakens 'breaks the internet' as fans stay offline to avoid spoilers

Friday, 18 December 2015

Imperva came up with its figures by comparing traffic for the periods during and after The Force Awakens first hit cinemas in each country to those from the same time of day earlier in the month of December.

No Star Wars spoilers! Reddit starts banning users who deliberately ruin the plot of The Force Awakens

No Star Wars spoilers! Reddit starts banning users who deliberately ruin the plot of The Force Awakens

Friday, 18 December 2015

Traffic dropped in France by 8 per cent, Russian traffic dropped by 6.9 per cent, the UK's traffic fell by 8.7 per cent in Germany, traffic droppd by 11.7 per cent.

‘STAR WARS’ PREMIERE TAKES EUROPE’S NERDS OFF THE INTERNET, IF ONLY TEMPORARILY

‘STAR WARS’ PREMIERE TAKES EUROPE’S NERDS OFF THE INTERNET, IF ONLY TEMPORARILY

Friday, 18 December 2015

Igal Zeifman, the study’s author, compared the online traffic on the Incapsula network — which carries hundreds of thousands of websites globally — at the time of the screening with the average amount of traffic during the same time of day.