By Vitaly Simonovich and Dima Bekerman DDoS attacks have always been a major threat to network infrastructure and web applications. Attackers are always creating new ways to exploit legitimate services for malicious purposes, forcing us to constantly research DDoS attacks in our CDN to build advanced mitigations. We recently investigated a DDoS attack which was […]
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The Ecuadorean government says that it has been
targeted with 40 million cyber attacks in the few days since WikiLeaks
founder Julian Assange was removed from the country’s London embassy.
Source: Engineering & Technology
The post Ecuador fig…
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Cyberattacks are always evolving and hackers are always one step ahead of enterprises. Ransomware, DDoS, Man-in-the-middle, Phishing and more, their hacking methodologies always seems to evolve, especially the recent cryptojacking takedowns. Enterprise…
Ecuador suffered 40 million cyber attacks on websites of public institutions since the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Last week, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. after Ecuador withdrew asylum after seven years. In response to the arrest acktivist communities launched several attacks against the Ecuador government. […]
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Experts at Imperva discovered a new type of large-scale DDoS attack that abuses the HTML5 Ping-based hyperlink auditing feature. Experts at Imperva Vitaly Simonovich and Dima Bekerman observed a large-scale DDoS attack abusing the HTML5 Ping-based hyperlink auditing feature. The DDoS attack peaked at a massive 7,500 requests per second and delivered more than 70 […]
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