Tag "DDoS"

Q2 2015 saw 132pc jump in DDoS attacks

BANGALORE, INDIA: The threat posed by distributed denial of service (DDoS) and web application attacks continues to grow each quarter, reveals the Q2 2015 State of the Internet- Security Report by Akamai Technologies. “Malicious actors are continually changing the game

Smarter ways to counter hackers

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indusface, has identified five notorious habits of web application hackers that can help you understand their strategies and devise smarter ways to counter them. 1. Finding Dark Motivation According to results from the “Cyber crime Survey Report

Reality check: Are you ready to fend off DDoS attacks?

Samuel Sathyajith Defending organizations networks against DDoS attacks has long been a daunting challenge —but now cybercriminals are making it even more so. Headlines today are rife with news of DDoS attacs, data breach or other security incidents. Yet even

The number of DDoS attacks rises in many countries

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cybercriminals in Q1 2015 carried out more than 23,000 botnet-assisted DDoS attacks on web resources located in 76 countries. Servers in the USA, Canada and China were most frequently targeted, while the top 10 victims also included resources

Quick tips to mitigate DDoS attacks

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indusface suggests some useful tips that can help mitigate the risk of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Venkatesh Sundar, CTO at Indusface explains, “A distributed denial of service is an attack where multiple compromised or