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DNS amplification attacks rise twofold in Q1 - report
China and the US-dominated as the top two sources of DDoS attacks in Q1, contributing 15.2% and 14.2% of the botnets, respectively.
The war on infrastructure: DDoS is designed to disrupt
The reality is that many of the DDoS attacks happening today are designed to disrupt - not to steal something.
APAC to lead market growth in botnet detection solutions and services
Asia Pacific will experience a 36% CAGR for botnet detection solutions and services, exceeding growth rates in North America and Europe.
‘World’s biggest’ DDoS market BUSTED, but experts remain cynical
Europol has announced another major takedown that is a triumph for the ‘good guys’, but experts say it only shows how easy it is for cybercriminals.
A10 Networks to launch machine learning-based DDoS protection in Q3
A10 Networks has harnessed the power of machine learning to protect its customers against DDoS attacks with the launch of A10 One-DDoS Protection.
Asia Pacific nations undeniably caught up in botnet traffic - report
China, South Korea, Vietnam, India, and Australia amongst the top five Asia Pacific countries sending out the most malicious internet traffic.
NZ pummelled by DDoS attacks during Memcached attack outbreaks
"The attack size fell significantly between February-March from 74 to 49.4 Gbps is likely due to security teams mitigating Memcached server threats."
Ransomware on the rise, creeping into business critical systems
Verizon's comprehensive annual DBIR report has just been released with a number of shocking findings like ransomware incidents doubling in number.
China Unicom deploys one of the world's largest DDoS protection systems
China Unicom is building its biggest DDoS protection and mitigation system ever with the help of Taiwan-based network security firm Genie Networks.
DDoS attacks increasingly targeting cryptocurrency - what it means for Asia
In Singapore, the region’s cryptocurrency attacks led to lawmakers and parliament holding a discussion to implement cryptocurrency regulations.
The next major DDoS battleground: DNSSEC a 'significant new risk'
"Improperly configured DNSSEC-enabled nameservers may be a new plague for unprepared teams," comments Nexusguard's chief technology officer.
PlexNet teams with NETSCOUT to sell DDoS mitigation to Australian market
NETSCOUT has made headway into the Australian DDoS security market after scoring a reseller agreement with local partner PlexNet.
China reigns supreme as Asia's top source - and top target - of DDoS attacks
China continues its reign as one of the world’s most prevalent cyberattackers, taking the number two rank for the top five source countries globally.
Updated: Cyber attackers flood memcached servers with amplified DDoS attacks
Misconfigured memcached servers on internet data center (IDC) networks are being increasingly abused to conduct amplification attacks worldwide.
Chinese websites targeted in drive-by download attack that drops DDoS bot
The DDoS bot goes by the name of Avzhan, a malware that has been around since 2010.
Oracle Cloud ramps up network and application protection with Zenedge acquisition
Oracle is getting ready to take over Zenedge, a DDoS mitigation, WAF, API protection and bot management company.
The risks of DDoS and why availability is everything
We’ve all experienced the feeling of frustration, or even desperation, when the online services we expect are not available when we need them.
Tokyo is now home to a Neustar anti-DDoS data scrubbing center
“As part of Neustar’s quest to end the DDoS attack arms race, we have invested to build the largest DDoS mitigation defence network across the globe."
The six key elements of a DDoS incident response plan
Incident response is too often an afterthought in the case of DDoS attacks. So, what does an effective Incident Response Plan look like?
Millions of DDoS attacks hit Asia Pacific in 2017
Automation and managed services may be the key mechanisms for fighting distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
'What's a DDoS?' Why APAC IT teams think employees are reckless
IT teams may see employee behaviour as reckless or negligent, but 90% believe that it’s because of a lack of education.
Preventing data theft by combining network and application layer security
Neustar's Robin Schmitt talks how cyber-criminals are utilising web and application layer security and how to stay one step ahead.
Neustar invests in DDoS defense as attack rates climb
The company believes the DDoS attack rate is going to worsen ‘dramatically’ next year.
Layered security: Making it harder for the bad guys to win
While locking every door may seem obvious, making it harder for cybercriminals to physically get in should be stage one of a layered security program.