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SSDP reflection attacks become a leading large volume DDoS attack method

Simple service discovery protocol (SSDP) reflection attacks have come out of nowhere to be a leading method for large volume DDoS attacks, according to data compiled by Arbor Networks.

Increase in DDoS attack size, frequency will fuel surge in DDoS mitigation market, says Frost

Distributed denial of service attacks against enterprises are increasing in scale and frequency, prompting firms to invest in purpose-built DDoS mitigation tools. This will fuel a surge in the DDoS mitigation market by 2018, according to Frost & Sullivan.

Infographic: DDoS attack numbers, intensity reach record levels

The number and intensity of distributed denial of service attacks reached record levels in the first half of the year, according to the latest stats from DDoS mitigation firm Arbor Networks.

Security, data center vendors renew focus on stopping rising DDoS attacks

Security and data center vendors are increasing their focus on preventing distributed denial of service attacks as those attacks proliferate, observes Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research.

Despite rise in cyberattacks, most firms not prepared to handle them

Despite the recent increase in cyberattacks, 83 percent of enterprises are not fully prepared to handle them, according to a survey of 360 senior business leaders by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of Arbor Networks.

Mobile network threats are mounting, but security architecture lags

Threats against mobile networks are increasing in number and sophistication, but the underlying network security architecture has not been updated to keep pace with those threats, warned Selim Aissi, vice president for global information security at Visa, during a panel discussion at the RSA Conference this week.

Enterprises in cross-hairs of DDoS attackers, says Akamai

Enterprises continue to be the leading target for distributed denial of service attacks, with 127 reported in the third quarter of 2013, according to Akamai's quarterly State of the Internet Report.

APTs on the rise

Recent reports from security firms warn that advanced persistent threats are on the rise and attackers are morphing their tactics.

DDoS myths and misconceptions

In our Internet-connected age, DDoS attacks are a perennial problem that regularly make it into the news. In an attempt to better understand this topic, we posed a number of questions to Dan Holden, director of security research for Arbor Networks.

Enterprises turn to DDoS prevention appliances to fend off increasing number of attacks

Distributed denial-of-service attacks, which are intended to bring down a web site by overwhelming it with bogus traffic, have been on the rise over the last few years.