DDoS attack detection and prevention
- April 14, 2017
Security researchers discovered a new reflection attack method using CLDAP that can be used to generate destructive but efficient DDoS campaigns.
- February 24, 2017
News roundup: U.K. authorities arrested a suspect in the Mirai malware attack on Deutsche Telekom. Plus, a judge denies a government request to collect fingerprints, and more.
- February 10, 2017
Corero Network Security's Dave Larson talks with SearchSecurity about how DDoS defense has changed and why telecom service providers have struggled to keep up with new threats.
- February 08, 2017
Rapid7's Rebekah Brown and Tod Beardsley talk about IoT security issues, including new cars, blaming users for poor implementations and why NAT is the best firewall ever.
- February 07, 2017
Corero Network Security's Dave Larson talks with SearchSecurity about how the Mirai botnet attacks have forced companies to change their DDoS mitigation strategy.
- January 31, 2017
Rapid7's Beardsley and Brown offer insight on Mirai botnet attacks, while also sharing some of their craziest penetration testing and incident response experiences.
- November 14, 2016
Researchers claim 'BlackNurse,' a low-volume ICMP denial-of-service attack, can allow a laptop to bring down routers and firewalls with as little as 4 Mbps of malicious packets.
- November 01, 2016
A new nematode worm proof of concept could help the internet avoid the next massive Mirai IoT botnet DDoS attack, but experts are unsure of the legality of the option.
- October 28, 2016
As more details emerge on last week's massive Dyn DNS DDoS, new analysis indicated as few as 100,000 Mirai IoT botnet nodes were enlisted in the incident and reported attack rates up to 1.2 Tbps.
- October 28, 2016
In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the DDoS DNS attacks on Dyn and what they mean for DNS providers, IoT device manufacturers and enterprises.
- October 26, 2016
As the dust settles around the Dyn DNS DDoS attack, the perpetrator is most likely not a state actor, according to the director of national intelligence and Flashpoint.
- October 24, 2016
Users and companies suffer after Dyn DNS DDoS attacks disrupt access to top sites; links to the Mirai botnet raise more questions, as Dyn mops up.
- October 21, 2016
At least two DNS DDoS attacks on Dyn are disrupting access to many popular websites, users and companies on the Eastern U.S. are impacted.
- September 26, 2016
A series of potent, record-setting DDoS attacks hit several targets last week and apparently used IoT malware to infect and leverage a large number of internet connect devices.
- August 09, 2016
Black Hat: New research finds DDoS DNS amplification attacks are more likely to use SSDP than NTP and DDoS attacks may generally be smaller than reported.