SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security protocol used to establish encrypted links between a browser and server in online communication. Using SSL technology means that all data transmitted between server and browser is encrypted. A SSL or … [Read more...] about What are SSL-based DDoS Attacks and How to Mitigate Them
The Digital Attack Map is a free online resource, which allows you to observe in real time the top DDoS attacks worldwide on a daily basis. Data shown represents only the top 1% of reported attacks around the world. The map allows you to search … [Read more...] about What is The Digital Attack Map?
At the end of last year, the FBI filed charges against the creators of Mirai, the largest DDoS attack of its kind when it struck the DNS provider, Dyn in October 2016 and took down the sites for some of the largest companies in the U.S., including … [Read more...] about How the FBI took down the Mirai creators
DDoS mitigation in the cloud presents a new dimension to solutions offered in traditional computing environments. By its very nature, cloud computing is vulnerable to DoS and DDoS attacks, however, it also offers many opportunities to recover quickly … [Read more...] about DDoS Mitigation in the Cloud: Part I
There are various mitigation techniques specifically to guard against the most destructive kinds of DDoS attacks in the cloud: XML and HTTP-DoS attacks. Filtering Tree The XML consumer request is changed into a tree form and uses a virtual … [Read more...] about Mitigating Against XML and HTTP-DoS and DDoS Attacks
When cryptologists Daniel J. Bernstein and Jeff Weisberg made SYN cookies mainstream as a way of mitigating SYN floods, the problem was considered insoluble. It was September 1996, following the SYN flood, which had shut down the mail service for … [Read more...] about What Are SYN Cookies?