When asked whether a tax incentive should be given to private companies to implement adoption of the National Institute of Science and Technology [NIST], Cyber Security Framework, 72% said yes.
Distributed denial-of-service attacks against financial firms and other industries have been mounting, so today the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced it is establishing the Anti-Bot Working Group to help fight this threat. The CSA, the … [Continue reading]
Content delivery services provider Akamai Technologies plans to buy Prolexic Technologies, a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation specialist, for $370 million in cash. Akamai, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, runs one of the world's largest … [Continue reading]
Thirteen US defendants last week pleaded guilty to taking part in attacks by Anonymous against PayPal. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said the accused had all admitted to carrying out a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber-attack against … [Continue reading]
This article was originally published on Infosec Magazine Like something from the digital ice age, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have thawed and are roaming the cyber planet again, according to data from Google in collaboration with … [Continue reading]
This article was originally posted on Polygon. The official website for Extra Life 2013 is experiencing downtime due to a DDoS attack, according to an update from founder and director Jeromy Adams on the organization's Facebook page. Extra Life … [Continue reading]
This article was originally published on SC Magazine. In 2000, a 15-year-old who dubbed himself Mafia Boy, made headlines for launching attacks that took down some of the highest profile internet properties at the time. Back then, organizations … [Continue reading]