DDoS

Elevate Your Security Profile

If you are a regional telco, cable company, data center, or mobility and wireless provider in the US, read on. Security is about protecting assets, employees, and reputations - read this blog on a few tips of what you can do!

October 26, 2017

SECURITY

Data Center Application Layer Attacks

There have been a number of articles written on data center outages and their business costs of lost productivity, infrastructure damage, loss of brand reputation and goodwill in the marketplace, and litigation costs.  Data center outages can occur from a number of factors such as such as component quality issues, power supply disturbances, or human […]

August 22, 2017

SECURITY

Adversaries’ New Strategy: Cyber Attacks Designed for Destruction, Not Just Disruption?

As defenders, one of our key objectives is to help organizations and individual users understand the threat landscape so they can reduce their exposure to cyber threats. Our threat researchers and technology partners watch that ever-changing landscape very closely, as they have for many years now. That’s one reason we are confident when we say […]

August 15, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Booters with Chinese Characteristics: The Rise of Chinese Online DDoS Platforms

This post was authored by Dave Liebenberg In the past few months, Talos has observed an uptick in the number of Chinese websites offering online DDoS services. Many of these websites have a nearly identical layout and design, offering a simple interface in which the user selects a target’s host, port, attack method, and duration […]

Network Security in the Age of Hyperconnectivity: Pervasive, Proactive, and Persistent Protection is Essential to Thwart …

DDoS attacks can represent up to 18% of a country’s total Internet traffic, according to Cisco VNI, and they are occurring and increasing at roughly the same rate as internet traffic.

July 28, 2017

GOVERNMENT

You Thought Ransomware Was Bad

Attacks that lock systems and encrypt data are just the beginning.