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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.”

Imperva Incapsula Protects NTT TechnoCross Corporation and its Customers from Website Attacks

Imperva Incapsula Protects NTT TechnoCross Corporation and its Customers from Website Attacks

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Once Incapsula was deployed, Sakamoto immediately noticed improved website stability and a reduction in operational load. “The ability to achieve website stability without having to worry about threats has proven to be a huge win.

Session Hijacking Bug Exposed GitLab Users Private Tokens

Session Hijacking Bug Exposed GitLab Users Private Tokens

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Daniel Svartman, a security researcher with Imperva, discovered the issue in May but couldn’t disclose it until Wednesday, after GitLab was able to patch the issue and confirm it had been fixed.

7 Things to Know About Today's DDoS Attacks

7 Things to Know About Today's DDoS Attacks

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

"Network-layer attacks or co-called volumetric DDoS attacks, continue to be the most common," says Avishay Zawoznik, research team leader at Imperva.”

Skilled bad actors use new pulse wave DDoS attacks to hit multiple targets

Skilled bad actors use new pulse wave DDoS attacks to hit multiple targets

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Incapusla says “pulse wave DDoS events most likely result from skilled bad actors portioning their attack resources to launch multiple assaults at the same time.” The time between each pulse is likely “being used to mount a secondary assault on a different target.

Blizzard Entertainment Hit With Weekend DDoS Attack

Blizzard Entertainment Hit With Weekend DDoS Attack

Monday, 14 August 2017

“Competitive online games are an attractive target for DDoS offenders looking to create large-scale mayhem in hopes of gaining some internet notoriety,” said Igal Zeifman, a senior manager at security firm Imperva.

The DDoS Threat: Ukraine's Postal Service Hit by Two-Day Attack

The DDoS Threat: Ukraine's Postal Service Hit by Two-Day Attack

Friday, 11 August 2017

Imperva director of marketing Igal Zeifman: "In the first quarter of the year, we saw the number of such repeat assaults reach an all-time high, with over 74 percent of DDoS targets attacked at last twice in the span of that quarter,"

How Bots Bested the $1 Billion Sneaker Resale Industry

How Bots Bested the $1 Billion Sneaker Resale Industry

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Because sites actively try to deter bots, programmers must “try to make the bot seem like a human, and by human, I mean seem like a [human] browser,” says Igal Zeifman, an evangelist with the web security company Imperva.