Barracuda Networks announced Barracuda Web Application Firewall 7.8, specifically aimed at reducing the impact of automated attack attempts from botnets.
Four LulzSec members have been sentenced today at Southwark Crown Court for taking part in the 2011 attacks against a series of high-profile websites and publishing user information stolen in these attacks.
Prolexic has issued a number of recommendations that organizations can use to validate their DDoS defenses, as well as protection services they receive from mitigation providers.
The Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) has issued an alert to IT security staff, and network and DNS administrators urging them to improve their network and DNS configurations to prevent their institution from being an unwitting partner in DoS attacks.
Sven Olaf Kamphuis, owner and manager of Dutch "bulletproof hosting" firm Cyberbunker and of CB3ROB ISP, has been extradited to the Netherlands on Monday.
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