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  • DDoS Attacks: Beware Headline Risk

    DDoS Attacks: Beware Headline Risk

    If you follow the stock market, a term you will frequently hear is “headline risk.” Pharmaceutical and biotech stocks are a good example of this. A tweet from a prominent politician about drug...

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  • Acronym: M is for Malware

    Acronym: M is for Malware

    A malware researcher known as Antelox recently tweeted about an unknown malware sample that caught our eye. Upon further investigation, it is a modular malware known as Acronym and could possibly...

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  • Application-Layer DDoS Attacks: The Numbers May Surprise You

    Application-Layer DDoS Attacks: The Numbers May Surprise You

    The largest DDoS attacks get the most attention. After all, they are reaching sizes that were unimaginable only a few years ago. Network Guardians need to understand that the vast majority of...

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  • The Network Computing Magazine Awards

    The Network Computing Magazine Awards

    The Network Computing Magazine Awards have opened voting for their 2017 awards. Arbor Networks APS is a finalist for Best Data Center Product for Arbor APS. Arbor Networks APS provides proven,...

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  • DDoS Attacks in Luxembourg

    DDoS Attacks in Luxembourg

    According to media reports, Luxembourg fends off cyberattack on government sites Gilles Feith, the chief of the CTIE government IT center, said Wednesday that it was the first time the Luxembourg...

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  • DDoS Attacks in Luxembourg

    DDoS Attacks in Luxembourg

    According to media reports, Luxembourg fends off cyberattack on government sites Gilles Feith, the chief of the CTIE government IT center, said Wednesday that it was the first time the Luxembourg...

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  • Change All Your Passwords, Right Now!

    Change All Your Passwords, Right Now!

    by Steinthor Bjarnason, Senior ASERT Security Analyst & Roland Dobbins, ASERT Principal Engineer CloudFlare are probably best known as a DDoS mitigation service provider, but they also operate one...

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  • Change All Your Passwords, Right Now!

    by Steinthor Bjarnason, Senior ASERT Security Analyst & Roland Dobbins, ASERT Principal Engineer CloudFlare are probably best known as a DDoS mitigation service provider, but they also operate one...

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  • Additional Insights on Shamoon2

    Additional Insights on Shamoon2

    IBM analysts recently unveiled a first look at how threat actors may have placed Shamoon2 malware on systems in Saudi Arabia. Researchers showcased a potential malware lifecycle which started with...

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  • History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes

    History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes

    Taking a look back to the very first Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) twelve years ago and of course, many things are vastly different. One thing is clear. Things are more complex...

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  • Flokibot Invades PoS: Trouble in Brazil

    Flokibot Invades PoS: Trouble in Brazil

    Introduction Threat actors salivate at the thought of an increased volume of credit and debit card transactions flowing through endpoints they have compromised with card-stealing malware. While...

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  • Flokibot Invades PoS: Trouble in Brazil

    Flokibot Invades PoS: Trouble in Brazil

    Introduction Threat actors salivate at the thought of an increased volume of credit and debit card transactions flowing through endpoints they have compromised with card-stealing malware. While...

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  • A DDoS Attack Only Needs to Be as Large as “Your” Network Pipe

    A DDoS Attack Only Needs to Be as Large as “Your” Network Pipe

    As we look back over 2016, one of the most obvious stories will be the dramatic rise in the weaponization and size of DDoS attacks.  At the beginning of 2016 we noted the largest attack being...

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  • Arbor Networks 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report2:35

    Arbor Networks 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report

    Arbor Networks 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from network and security professionals at the world’s leading service provider, cloud/hosting and e

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  • Author observation on Arbor’s 12th annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report

    Arbor Networks 12th annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report provides direct insights from the global operational security community on a comprehensive range of issues from threat detection...

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  • How ATLAS Enriches Arbor’s WISR

    How ATLAS Enriches Arbor’s WISR

    Next week Arbor Networks celebrates the release of the 12th edition of its popular Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR), which is primarily based upon a survey of individuals within the...

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  • Higher Education’s Lessons on Cybersecurity

    Higher Education’s Lessons on Cybersecurity

    As my colleague discussed back in September, one of the widest ranging threats to an educational institution’s Information infrastructure today are Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks –...

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  • Non-Government Organization in Support of Government Hopes

    Non-Government Organization in Support of Government Hopes

    Red Team analysis is the process of viewing a situation from the perspective of an adversary thus providing insights beyond those that might otherwise be limited by normative biases. This blog...

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  • Non-Government Organization in Support of Government Hopes

    Red Team analysis is the process of viewing a situation from the perspective of an adversary thus providing insights beyond those that might otherwise be limited by normative biases. This blog...

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  • Dismantling a Nuclear Bot

    Dismantling a Nuclear Bot

    A recent tweet mentioned that a new banking malware called “Nuclear Bot” has started to appear for sale on underground marketplaces. Its price starts around $2500 which is more than double the...

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