DDoS in the cloud: who’s watching your back?

Cloud computing is seeing a steady and undeniable  growth in adoption across all types of industries. Growing just as progressively, however, is the extent to which it puts many corporate networks directly in cyber attackers’ line of fire – most specifically when it comes to distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The challenge with moving […]

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New Multi-featured Mobile Trojan Loapi Discovered

Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new intriguing malware with multiple modules, which allows for an almost endless number of malicious features – from crypto currency mining to DDos attacks. Due to its modular architecture, even more functions can be added to it. This unusual and powerful malicious software is called Loapi. Loapi stands out […]

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Opinion: Preparation is key when defending against DDoS attacks

By Bryan Hamman, Arbor Networks territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa If you are well prepared with your security systems – deployed in a holistic manner – you can prevent generic threats from getting into your environment. With the right tools, processes, and people, you can detect and contain more advanced threats before they have an […]

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