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  • SNMP Reflection Attacks

    Attacks  
    June 10, 2014

    On April 23, 2014 Neustar mitigated a multi Gigabit/second attack aimed at one of Neustar’s SiteProtect clients. The attack was a multi-vector attack that featured 3 types of simultaneous attack vectors: -        SYN Flood -        DNS Reflection attack -        SNMP…

  • Mid-sized DDoS attacks have tripled. And they pack a punch.

    Mid-sized DDoS attacks have tripled. And they pack a punch.

    Attacks  
    June 5, 2014

    To paraphrase, bad things come in mid-sized packages. At least in the DDoS world. DDoS attacks from 1-5 Gbps have tripled in the last year, according to the recently released 2014 Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report. The importance? Experts…

  • VIDEO: Cybercrime and the Underground Internet Economy

    May 29, 2014

    The rise of DDoS attacks as a smokescreen for theft of data or funds is a new symptom of how financially-motivated cybercrime is flourishing. Join Neustar’s cybersecurity expert Rodney Joffe for a behind-the-scenes video tour of the murky underground economy…

  • 4 minutes vs. 4 hours: A DDoS responder explains emergency DDoS mitigation.

    4 minutes vs. 4 hours: A DDoS responder explains emergency DDoS mitigation.

    May 27, 2014

    Neustar’s professional DDoS responders (Security Operations Center) are on the frontlines when businesses get attacked. In the 2014 Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report, one team member described common ddos mitigation scenarios. Some excerpts: When a business makes a…

  • Video: The History of DDoS… and Its Future

    Attacks  
    May 23, 2014

    How did DDoS attacks – one of today’s most serious security threats – begin? In this video, Neustar SVP and Fellow Rodney Joffe provides a historical view of key attacks, beginning in the 1990s and taking us up to the…

  • Leading analyst firm: FFIEC DDoS guidelines need a bit more meat.

    Protection  
    May 21, 2014

    It was an unprecedented move. The FFIEC recently issued guidelines to financial institutions on DDoS-attack protection. On April 11, IDC reviewed the guidelines and offered suggestions for improving them, namely more details on DDoS detection and mitigation services. In its…

  • Research: 2/3 of companies use outdated DDoS protection.

    Research: 2/3 of companies use outdated DDoS protection.

    May 19, 2014

    According to the 2014 Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report, most companies still rely on outdated DDoS protection. Approximately two-thirds of companies use traditional solutions like firewalls, switches and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) to defend against DDoS attacks. Some…

  • Infonetics: “DDoS Prevention Will Grow to $1.6B in 2017”

    May 13, 2014

    After studying trends in DDoS mitigation for appliances as well as cloud and CPR managed security services, analyst firm Infonetics predicts the DDoS prevention market will grow to $1.6B in 2017. Citing strong year to year growth from 2013-2017, the…

  • Video: The Evolution of DDoS Attacks

    Impact  
    May 12, 2014

    The DDoS threat is growing, but how? How are DDoS attacks evolving to create more disruption? What market factors are affecting the impact of DDoS? How is DDoS being used as a smokescreen for theft and malware infiltration? In this…

  • Video: What to Do About The Increasing DDoS Threat

    April 30, 2014

    DDoS attacks are evolving, particularly around ‘smokescreening’, the use of DDoS as a diversionary tactic in cyber crime. Attacks on larger companies have dominated the news in the past 18 months, particularly in the financial industry, where the FFIEC has…

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