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New DDoS Attack Vectors Identified

27.7.2020 by Laura Valentine

Last week the FBI sent out an alert warning of four new DDoS attack vectors that have been identified. Of these, three have already been exploited, resulting in several large DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks across the globe.   The four new vectors are:  Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP)  Web Services Dynamic Discovery (WS-DD)  Apple Remote Management Service (ARMS)  Jenkins open source automation server  According to the FBI, these new vectors present a heightened threat as they are essential network protocols, and therefore unlikely to be removed by device makers.   The only way to stay protected? Make sure you have robust DDoS protection in place.   How does a DDoS attack happen?  To carry out a DDoS attack, cybercriminals often gain control…

[UPDATES] New Year, New DDoSx®

18.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s official – 2018 was the year of the cyber-attack, with a record number of incidents being reported. Facebook, Marriott, British Airways, some of the very building blocks of our lives today have suffered immense breaches which have left them…

CDN: What Can It Do For You?

30.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this week, we looked at a vital component of our DDoSx® solution – web application firewalls (WAFs) – and what they can do keep malicious traffic away from your website. Now, as we have security on the brain, we…

Unlocked: Save Your Business From DDoS Threats

15.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this year we gave you our 2018 DDoS predictions and helpful tips on how to keep your business protected. DDoS attacks can cause devastation for your company. These common online sieges fire traffic at your website, ravage your bandwidth…