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

Should you strike back against cyber attackers?

Should revenge assaults be just another security tool large IT shops use to counter cyber attacks? It's a controversial idea, and the law generally frowns on cyber attacks in general, but at the

Published on: January 24th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

Countries may be ordering botnet attacks to confound enemies

Nations that want to disrupt their enemies' banking, media and government resources don't need their own technical skills; they can simply order botnets from cybercriminals.That's a point made in McAfee's new report "Virtually

Published on: November 18th, 2009 Ellen Messmer

50,000 ‘zombies’ triggered recent denial of service attacks

A report from security firm Symantec Corp. said the botnet that perpetrated the recent distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) attacks on several key U.S. and South Korean government, financial and media Web

Published on: July 10th, 2009 Nestor Arellano