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How to stay ahead of DDoS attacks

7.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

In the first half of 2020, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks rose by 151% compared to the previous year. Many attacks are grudge motivated and the pandemic's lockdowns gave cybercriminals more time to act out their grievances. DDoS attacks can have a crippling effect on business functions, so it’s more important than ever to have protection against this type of threat. While understanding is one thing, companies must learn to stay one step ahead. What is a DDoS attack? Whether it’s an event ticket release or a Black Friday sales launch, you’ve probably experienced a website crashing due to…

[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…

What’s In Store for Public Sector Live 2019?

5.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’re looking ahead to Public Sector Live 2019 which is set to bring together public sector professionals from across the country to discuss the topics which are making the biggest headlines right now. Cybersecurity at Public Sector Live Paul Mason,…

DDoSx®: Crucial Updates to Our Service

24.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

How much do you value your business? In a cyber-world where Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are at a record high, with attacks increasing by 91% in 2017, protecting your business empire is key. Our DDoSX® service detects and…

Unlocked: Cybersecurity Conference – Live Blog

2.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Live blog to come - 08:45 (BST) 03/07/2018

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…

2018 – The Year of the Memcached Attack

8.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

DDoS attacks have been hitting the headlines over the past few years, with a number of high-profile cases causing catastrophic effects for many businesses. However, a new kind of attack is on our radar. Meet the memcached attack. We’re all…

Cybersecurity Fines Will Soon Go From Thousands To Millions

26.1.2018 by Al McCloud

Carphone Warehouse has been issued a £4,000 penalty from the ICO. After GDPR, that could be a measly fee.  Are you at the top of your security game? Let’s pretend that you’re an awful, cavalier business owner who doesn’t care…

How Wireless Routers Were Hacked into a DDoS Army

17.1.2018 by Al McCloud

What the Huawei HG532 router teaches us about IoT security. Arguably the first ‘Internet of Things’ device was created back in 1991 at the University of Cambridge. It was called the ‘Trojan Room coffee pot’ – it was a camera,…

Another Day, Another Critical Vulnerability

16.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

In case you thought that April was looking a little quiet, another vulnerability has just been found in Windows, and it’s currently thought to be critical. Whilst Microsoft has been on it pretty sharpish, there are things that you need…