Not only are DDoS attacks increasing, they’re also lasting longer

New research from data security solutions vendor Imperva sheds new light into directed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against businesses, showing not only are attack volumes increasing – attacks are lasting longer as

Published on: August 26th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

10 security concerns for the public cloud: Russinovich

SAN FRANCISCO - It’s not news that businesses are moving more and more of their data to the cloud. But even as cloud storage and computing have hit the mainstream, there are a

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

DDoS attacks now coming from mobile apps, Prolexic report says

Hackers are now using mobile apps to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against enterprise clients, according to a new report from Prolexic Technologies Inc., a security solutions provider focused on protecting

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Candice So

iPhone app gives DDoS alerts

Customers of data centre provider ControlCircle are being offered a free smartphone app that can alert them to serious issues such as ongoing DDoS attacks in real time. ControlCircle describes Max2Go as a

Published on: February 9th, 2011 John E. Dunn

WikiLeaks finds friends with Pirate Party of Canada

Elections Canada is being asked to decide whether a federal political party can host a WikiLeaks mirror after a request made Dec. 16. The Pirate Party of Canada (PPCA) is seeking to support

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Brian Jackson

What SMBs can learn from WikiLeaks’ resilient network

The recent cyber attacks on WikiLeaks and the site's resiliency are a case study in Web survivability that many businesses would do well to take note of, according to Canadian security experts. In

Published on: December 10th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Massive Mariposa botnet busted, three arrested

Spanish authorities have arrested three men in an operation that has crushed a major botnet network of infected computers. The Mariposa botnet, which appears to be one of the world's largest, took over

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Robert McMillan