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Is Your IoT Cyber Defense Plan Really a Plan To Fail?

Mar 6, 2017

Category: DDoS, Defense, Bots, Firewall, IoT, malware, mirai, Cyber Attacks, Krebs

Much concern and effort today revolves around protecting networks from the the awesome power of a large scale DDoS attack like Mirai.  While the spreading of bots can be done in many forms, a good majority are spread by a simple scan to a network range, a response, then a password attempt. This is true for WAN’s and LAN’s and gets to the core of the effectiveness of Mirai.  Mirai was so simple ...

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Cybersecurity: Stop Chasing Your Tail!

Feb 20, 2017

Category: DDoS, mirai, Cyber Attacks

Doesn’t it seem like there are new kinds of risks and attacks on information security from government entities all the way down to security companies? Today, the new trending threats extend to connected cars, refrigerators, TVs, and homes. The scary part… it is only on the rise! The growing risk of cyberattacks combined with the proliferation of new malware technology is astronomical. The rise of ...

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5 DDoS Prevention Tips

Jan 26, 2017

Category: DDoS

DDoS (distributed denial of service) Attacks can happen out of nowhere and leave a trail of complications for all in its wake. Popular Companies Such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Netflix are just 3 out of the thousands of companies who have been affected by these cyber incursions. While Stopping a DDoS attack before it happens can be difficult , Taking every precaution to help prevent one is not. ...

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IoT Devices and Their impact on 2017

2016 was the know only as the "Year of the Hacker". Cybersecurity is no longer a side priority. As cyber terrorists continue to perform DDoS Attacks and hold companies for hostage via Ransomware we're left wondering "How exactly did they breach our systems". Many would say the "Internet of Things" the "Internet of Things". What is it exactly? Well... the "Internet of Things" are everyday ...

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100% of Friday's DDoS Victims Have This in Common...

Friday’s massively disruptive DDoS attack was a sobering reminder that we've entered a new era of DDoS threats.  These threats require a new approach to perimeter defense. None of Friday's victims had PacketViper.  None of PacketViper's clients have been hit with DDoS.

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BIGGEST DDoS ATTACK TO DATE

Sep 29, 2016

Category: Network Security, Cybersecurity, Hack, DDoS, Breach, Alerts

Disaster struck on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, when the record for the Largest DDoS attack was broken. The assault on ‘‘Krebs on Security’’ left engineers at Akamai,the company that protects “krebsonsecurity.com”, bewildered.  Workers at Akamai watched the traffic being directed to their website drastically increase, which left engineers needing to act fast. Engineers worked endlessly to secure ...

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Perimeter Security Myths Busted: Infographic

DDoS attacks are becoming more prevalent and attackers are getting better at bombarding you with traffic that appears legitimate.  Low and slow attacks harass your network and set the stage for exfiltration.  Sound defense depends on rapid response and a strong perimeter.  A better way of defending yourself begins by rethinking the perimeter.  Check out our infographic to better understand how ...

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