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Dramatic Increase of DDoS Attack Sizes Attributed to IoT Devices

Posted by Bleeping Computer on September 12, 2018
A new report released today shows that distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have increased dramatically in the first two quarters of 2018 compared to 2017. The increase in attacks is being attributed to large scale botnets being created by attackers using insecure IoT devices.
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DDoS Attacks Get Bigger, Smarter and More Diverse

Posted by Threat Post on July 17, 2018
“Attacks are getting larger, longer and more complex, as [the tools used to carry out attacks] are becoming more available,” said Donny Chong, product director at Nexusguard. “DDoS used to be a special occurrence, but now it’s really a commonplace thing – and the landscape is moving quickly.”
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DNS amplification attacks double in Q1 2018

Posted by Help Net Security on June 14, 2018
DNS amplification types of DDoS attacks doubled in the first quarter of 2018 over last quarter, and spiked nearly 700 percent year-over-year, according to Nexusguard.
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Tags: Q1 2018

DDoS Amped Up: DNS, Memcached Attacks Rise

Posted by Dark Reading on June 13, 2018
China and the US are the world's leading sources of distributed denial-of-service botnet attacks.
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Tags: Q1 2018

Nexusguard named Asia’s “Best Security-As-A-Service” at Information Management Awards 2018

Posted by Business Insider Singapore on June 8, 2018

“The award recognizes Nexusguard’s ability to deliver market-leading cybersecurity solutions and highly responsive, customized services rendered by their strong support teams on the ground,” said Victor Ng, enterprise group editor at Questex Asia, adding that finalists are shortlisted by NetworkWorld Asia editors based on a set of stringent judging criteria, and winners awarded through voting by CIOs, IT directors and heads of data centers and security from across Asia Pacific.

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Tags: Best DDoS security solution provider, NetworkWorld Asia, DDoS Mitigation

21st Century Technologies, Nexusguard to build DDoS Scrubbing Center in Nigeria

Posted by MENAFN on April 26, 2018
21st Century Technologies Limited, a leading ICT powerhouse in Nigeria, today announced its partnership with Nexusguard, a leading DDoS security solution provider. 21st Century Technologies tapped Nexusguard to build its DDoS scrubbing center in Nigeria to provide DDoS mitigation service to enterprise and government customers in Africa.
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Tags: 21CTL, DDoS Mitigation

Nexusguard, NG Crossing join forces to protect MENA enterprises from DDoS attacks

Posted by MENAFN on April 20, 2018
Nexusguard, a leading DDoS security solution provider, today announced at RSA Conference 2018 that it has teamed up with NG Crossing, a telecommunications company with a long-established presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets, to defend enterprises against DDoS attacks.
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Tags: NG Crossing, RSA2018, DDoS Protection

Misconfigured security measure leads DDoS amplification attacks to soar at end of 2017

Posted by BetaNews on March 14, 2018

DDoS attacks using domain name server (DNS) amplification increased more than 357 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to the previous year.

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Tags: DNSSEC, Amplification Attack

Today's channel rundown - 14 March 2018

Posted by Channelnomics on March 14, 2018
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks using domain name server (DNS) amplification increased more than 357 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to 2016, according to Nexusguard's Q4 2017 Threat Report, released today.
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Tags: DNSSEC, Amplification Attack, DDoS, q4 2017

Terabit DDoS attack hits 1.7Tbps and experts expect higher

Posted by SearchSecurity on March 6, 2018
Five days after a record breaking terabit DDoS attack, a new 1.7Tbps DDoS attack was detected taking advantage of improperly secured memcached servers to launch a reflection attack.
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Tags: Memcached Attack, Amplification Attack, DDoS Attacks

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