“The Imperva Incapsula WAF has given us insights into how people are trying to access our websites and exposes vulnerable areas such as those prime for cross-site scripting attacks."
"The decision was to use cloud DDoS sink-holing from Imperva’s Incapsula division."
Now, researchers from Incapsula have delved into the world of cut-rate DDoS providers, who market their services…
What the bad guys are counting on is that most IT people like the idea of inexpensive testing their servers periodically and thus willing and without due diligence...
“Most had the good sense to ignore our message. One suggested that we talk on Skype,” said Imperva Incapsula researchers Igal Zeifman and Dan Breslaw.
Imperva notified Fiverr and the site quickly removed three of the stresser providers.
“Sometimes people want to protect not just their website but the underlying infrastructure,” Tim Matthews, VP of Marketing for Imperva Incapsula explained.
“In the past few months … we have seen more and more attacks orchestrated with mitigation solutions in mind,” wrote Incapsula’s Igal Zeifman in a blog post.