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
A Permanent Denial of Service attack, or a PDoS attack, is denial-of-service via the intentional sabotage of hardware. Phlashing is one such method of PDoS. An attacker bricks a device or destroys firmware by uploading a corrupted BIOS to a device, … [Read more...] about What is Permanent Denial of Service (PDoS)?
Kentik offers its DDoS protection in the context of being primarily focused on big data traffic intelligence. The San Francisco-headquartered company formerly known as CloudHelix provides network visibility and performance solutions. Its main … [Read more...] about DDoS Protection Service: Kentik
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?