What Is a Firewall in Simple Terms The term “firewall” entered the world of computer networks from fighting fires. It means an unbroken wall in a building’s structure to prevent the spread of flame to other parts of a building. In a telecommunications context, it protects the network from malicious traffic and hacking attempts. In […]
DDoS attacks are a serious problem for businesses, causing them to lose millions of dollars each year. However, most businesses don’t know the real facts about DDoS attacks and what they can do to stop them. This article will debunk the top 7 myths about DDoS attacks and show you how to stay safe. . […]
A hacker group in Russia called Killnet has claimed credit for a series of attacks that took down US airport websites on October 10. A lot of airport websites were affected this month, such as LAX in Los Angeles, ORD for Chicago O’Hare, and ATL for Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International. Although, the DDoS attacks were able […]
Cloudflare’s DDoS Threat Report for the third quarter has shown that many attacks are still initiated by human attacks but executed by bots. As such, to equip yourself adequately for a battle against robots, you need to use robots. DDoS attacks are on the rise and there is a tendency for them to be more […]
A new report released by Prolexic revealed some very interesting information about connections between the online gaming community, DDoS attacks, and fraudulent activity.
Prolexic is a leading provider of managed DDoS protection, security services and threat intelligence to enterprise organizations around the globe. The company was founded in 2006 as a specialist in DDoS mitigation and currently has over 1,000 customers in over 100 countries. Prolexic employs its proprietary DDoS management platform to provide advanced, real-time insights into […]
Are you one of those people who wonder what the different types of hackers are and why they’re classified based on their hat color?
You might not know that hackers’ hat colors can be traced back to the good old days when Western movies were super popular, the bad guys wore black, and the good men wore white hats. .Hackers are now wearing the colors of their hats as a symbol of their trade. The top hat and bowler […]