The discovery of a vulnerability in popular open source web application framework Django has recently demonstrated that using a long password is not always the best thing to do.
Prolexic, detailed the rampant problem of denial of service attacks within and from online gaming communities.
Earlier this year, US-CERT has deemed it important to release an alert about publicly accessible open recursive DNS servers that are increasingly being used in DNS amplification attacks - a very effective form of DDoS attack.
There are several dates throughout the year that are notorious for wreaking havoc on businesses via DDoS attacks, data breaches and even malware or botnet assaults.
Denial of Service (DoS) attacks continue to be on the rise, which is no surprise given our ever-growing dependency on Web-based services, coupled with the fact that these attacks are relatively cheap and easy to carry out.
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