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NZ pummelled by DDoS attacks during Memcached attack outbreaks
"The attack size fell significantly between February-March from 74 to 49.4 Gbps is likely due to security teams mitigating Memcached server threats."
11 Apr 2018
Ransomware on the rise, creeping into business critical systems
Verizon's comprehensive annual DBIR report has just been released with a number of shocking findings like ransomware incidents doubling in number.
10 Apr 2018
China Unicom deploys one of the world's largest DDoS protection systems
China Unicom is building its biggest DDoS protection and mitigation system ever with the help of Taiwan-based network security firm Genie Networks.
03 Apr 2018
DDoS attacks increasingly targeting cryptocurrency - what it means for Asia
In Singapore, the region’s cryptocurrency attacks led to lawmakers and parliament holding a discussion to implement cryptocurrency regulations.
22 Mar 2018
The next major DDoS battleground: DNSSEC a 'significant new risk'
"Improperly configured DNSSEC-enabled nameservers may be a new plague for unprepared teams," comments Nexusguard's chief technology officer.
21 Mar 2018
PlexNet teams with NETSCOUT to sell DDoS mitigation to Australian market
NETSCOUT has made headway into the Australian DDoS security market after scoring a reseller agreement with local partner PlexNet.
08 Mar 2018
China reigns supreme as Asia's top source - and top target - of DDoS attacks
China continues its reign as one of the world’s most prevalent cyberattackers, taking the number two rank for the top five source countries globally.
06 Mar 2018
Updated: Cyber attackers flood memcached servers with amplified DDoS attacks
Misconfigured memcached servers on internet data center (IDC) networks are being increasingly abused to conduct amplification attacks worldwide.
02 Mar 2018
Chinese websites targeted in drive-by download attack that drops DDoS bot
The DDoS bot goes by the name of Avzhan, a malware that has been around since 2010.
27 Feb 2018
Oracle Cloud ramps up network and application protection with Zenedge acquisition
Oracle is getting ready to take over Zenedge, a DDoS mitigation, WAF, API protection and bot management company.
21 Feb 2018
The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything
We’ve all experienced the feeling of frustration, or even desperation, when the online services we expect are not available when we need them.
20 Feb 2018
Tokyo is now home to a Neustar anti-DDoS data scrubbing center
“As part of Neustar’s quest to end the DDoS attack arms race, we have invested to build the largest DDoS mitigation defence network across the globe."
12 Feb 2018
The six key elements of a DDoS incident response plan
Incident response is too often an afterthought in the case of DDoS attacks. So, what does an effective Incident Response Plan look like?
02 Feb 2018
Millions of DDoS attacks hit Asia Pacific in 2017
Automation and managed services may be the key mechanisms for fighting distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
25 Jan 2018
'What's a DDoS?' Why APAC IT teams think employees are reckless
IT teams may see employee behaviour as reckless or negligent, but 90% believe that it’s because of a lack of education.
24 Jan 2018
Preventing data theft by combining network and application layer security
Neustar's Robin Schmitt talks how cyber-criminals are utilising web and application layer security and how to stay one step ahead.
18 Jan 2018
Neustar invests in DDoS defense as attack rates climb
The company believes the DDoS attack rate is going to worsen ‘dramatically’ next year.
11 Dec 2017
Layered security: Making it harder for the bad guys to win
While locking every door may seem obvious, making it harder for cybercriminals to physically get in should be stage one of a layered security program.
07 Dec 2017
Comodo launches free malware removal tool for websites
The company says there are many symptoms that can suggest a site is infected.
24 Nov 2017
APAC DDoS solution services market grows as DDoS attacks skyrocket
“Players should work closely with SIEM and security analytics vendors to perform automatic correlation."
16 Nov 2017
How to ensure the availability of your network before DDoS strikes
When availability is taken from a business, the impact is felt immediately.
13 Nov 2017
400 attacks per day: Behind Australia's growing DDoS attack surface
The largest DDoS attack targeting Australia in 2017 is around 228 Gbps in June and almost 80% of the DDoS attacks seen in Australia are under 2 Gbps.
17 Oct 2017
Expert provides vital security tips for cloud-connected businesses
A technologist from Node4 shares his insights on the rise of cybercrime and the basic questions businesses need to answer to protect themselves.
16 Oct 2017
CDNetworks study shows cybersecurity confidence is actually complacency
83% of UK and DACH businesses are confident against DDoS attacks - despite 86 percent admitting to being attacked in the last 12 months.
12 Oct 2017