DDoS attack detection and prevention
- March 20, 2019
Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have spotted a new variant of the Mirai botnet that is targeting enterprise presentation systems and digital signage with 11 new exploits.
- March 07, 2019
FBI Special Agent Elliott Peterson gave RSA attendees a behind-the-scenes look at the investigation into the Mirai botnet following the devastating DDoS attacks in 2016.
- April 27, 2018
Webstresser.org, a popular DDoS-for-hire website, was taken down by several law enforcement agencies across the globe. Details are sparse, but arrests have reportedly been made.
- April 26, 2018
The Internet Society expands its Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security, or MANRS, to IXPs as a means to protect the internet from route hijacking, leaks and IP address spoofing.
- April 17, 2018
A variant of the Mirai IoT botnet is the suspected cause of distributed denial-of-service attacks on financial services companies earlier this year, according to Recorded Future.
- March 14, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Memcrashed exploit and the recent trend of record-setting DDoS attacks against enterprises.
- March 06, 2018
Five days after a record breaking terabit DDoS attack, a new 1.7Tbps DDoS attack was detected taking advantage of improperly secured memcached servers to launch a reflection attack.
- March 01, 2018
Memcrashed, a devastating new DDoS amplification attack that exploits UDP port 11211, is only possible when memcached servers are exposed to the public internet.
- September 28, 2017
Corero Network Security CEO Ashley Stephenson talks with SearchSecurity about the recent wave of powerful distributed denial-of-service attacks and how DDoS defense has changed.
- June 16, 2017
News roundup: DeltaCharlie malware is a threat to the U.S., according to a US-CERT warning about Hidden Cobra. Plus, a DVR flaw could create a bigger botnet than Mirai, and more.
- 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.