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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.

The Internet Is for Humans, Not Robots

The Internet Is for Humans, Not Robots

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

“Basically, what we had here was a case of good bots collectively not keeping up with growth of human and bad bot traffic,” Incapsula wrote.

12 The Lingering Mess from Default Insecurity

12 The Lingering Mess from Default Insecurity

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Imperva, found a botnet of tens of thousands of hijacked Ubiquiti routers being used to launch massive ransom-based denial-of-service attacks.

Your 4-step DDoS attack protection plan: What you can learn from Protonmail attack

Your 4-step DDoS attack protection plan: What you can learn from Protonmail attack

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

“It is often difficult to tell from a single instance if the attack is "a professional, a script kiddie, or even just an angry student who rented DDoS services," said Tim Matthews, vice president of marketing at Imperva Incapsula.

Deep Learning App Targets Malware

Deep Learning App Targets Malware

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Imperva Incapsula releases third-quarter DDoS report finding a quarter-to-quarter increase in DDoS attacks of 116 percent.