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NetScout's Arbor Networks cybersecurity play shows fruit
Sat, 5th Oct 2019
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NetScout melds networking insight with cybersecurity, boosting enterprise defense with innovative ATA tool.
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The war on infrastructure: DDoS is designed to disrupt
Mon, 11th Jun 2018
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The reality is that many of the DDoS attacks happening today are designed to disrupt - not to steal something.
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NZ pummelled by DDoS attacks during Memcached attack outbreaks
Wed, 11th Apr 2018
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New Zealand hit by increased DDoS attacks due to 'Memcached' vulnerabilities, with some attacks 25 times larger than last year.
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New Panda Banker campaign targets Japan's financial institutions
Wed, 4th Apr 2018
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fireeye
Popular banking malware Panda Banker, also known as PandaBot and Zeus Panda is reportedly targeting Japan’s financial institutions for the first time.
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Updated: Cyber attackers flood memcached servers with amplified DDoS attacks
Fri, 2nd Mar 2018
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Misconfigured memcached servers on internet data center (IDC) networks are being increasingly abused to conduct amplification attacks worldwide.
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The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything
Tue, 20th Feb 2018
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We’ve all experienced the feeling of frustration, or even desperation, when the online services we expect are not available when we need them.
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The six key elements of a DDoS incident response plan
Fri, 2nd Feb 2018
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netscout
Incident response is too often an afterthought in the case of DDoS attacks. So, what does an effective Incident Response Plan look like?.
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Millions of DDoS attacks hit Asia Pacific in 2017
Thu, 25th Jan 2018
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netscout
Automation and managed services may be the key mechanisms for fighting distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
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How to ensure the availability of your network before DDoS strikes
Mon, 13th Nov 2017
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network infrastructure
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network management
Businesses threatened by DDoS attacks, proactive network defence key to continuity.
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Reaper IoT botnet small but still dangerous, security experts warn
Mon, 30th Oct 2017
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arbor networks
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qihoo
The Reaper IoT botnet is spreading fast, but it's still growing according to researchers at Qihoo and Arbor Networks.
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400 attacks per day: Behind Australia's growing DDoS attack surface
Tue, 17th Oct 2017
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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.
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Under the spotlight: The tech security people crunch
Mon, 9th Oct 2017
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The tenure of an enterprise CISO is said to be less than two years. A change in that position almost always follows a breach.
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Frost & Sullivan names Arbor APAC Anti-DDos Vendor of the Year
Tue, 1st Aug 2017
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According to Arbor’s ATLAS system, which monitors global web traffic, Australia has been targeted by a staggering 81,000 attacks year to date in 2017.
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Arbor Networks ponders what triggered the DBE hack - and how attackers did it
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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arbor networks
Questions abound on what triggered recent DBE website hacking and Arbor Networks ponders on possible tactics used.
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Arbor networks deemed Asia Pacific’s 2017 Anti-DdoS Vendor of the Year
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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​Frost & Sullivan has presented Arbor Networks the 2017 Asia Pacific Anti-Distributed Denial of Service Vendor of the Year award.
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Arbor Networks digs deep into the Lazarus Group's DDoS attacks
Mon, 19th Jun 2017
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It is not clear whether the IPs listed in the report were part of a command and control infrastructure or simply bots - or both.
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Arbor Networks: Beware of headline risk with DDoS attacks
Fri, 5th May 2017
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stock exchange
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DDoS myths debunked: Arbor Networks stresses the danger of headline-induced misconceptions and the necessity for robust defence strategies.
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Tim Murphy returns to Arbor Networks as country manager for ANZ
Mon, 6th Mar 2017
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channel development
After a decade away, Tim Murphy has returned to Arbor Networks to be in charge of channel initiatives and driving sales.
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Flokibot Point of Sale credit card theft on the rise
Thu, 2nd Feb 2017
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inventory management systems
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pos
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cios
Threat actors salivate at the thought of an increased volume of credit and debit card transactions flowing through endpoints they have compromised.
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Global concern over distributed denial-of-service attacks
Wed, 25th Jan 2017
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DDoS threat escalates as Arbor reveals a record 800 Gbps attack, raising global alarm on internet security and IoT vulnerabilities.
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SecurityBrief Asia revisits 2016's year on the wild, wild web
Fri, 16th Dec 2016
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microsoft
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New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Asia cybersecurity in 2016.
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Will consumers get caught in the crossfire of a DDoS attack?
Tue, 8th Nov 2016
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Here’s the lesson for everyone: pay attention to what’s happening in the real world. Keep an eye on the news for geopolitical events.
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Arbor Networks & Jigsaw boost digital details in DDoS attack map
Mon, 17th Oct 2016
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Arbor Networks and Jigsaw, an incubator within Google's parent company Alphabet, have worked together to enhance a live DDoS digital threat map.
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Arbor Networks marks 20 years of DDoS attacks against ISPs
Tue, 20th Sep 2016
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Arbor Networks has marked a worrying celebration: 20 years of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that have attacked ISP networks.