Why do DDoS attack patterns rise in the autumn?

Kemaza Tech Researcher/ August 7, 2019/ CTO resources, DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Hackers and cybercrime prevention, Kemaza technical resources for IT pros, Penetration testing, ethical hacking and vulnerability assessments, Security/ 0 comments

How do you mitigate increases in DDoS attacks in the fall? DDoS attack patterns indicate a sharp escalation in the fall. Why does that occur and what can be done to guard against these attacks? Nick Lewis SearchSecurity Published: 14 Mar 2019 An analysis by Kaspersky Lab reported that distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attack patterns typically drop in activity during the

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distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack-definition

Kemaza Tech Researcher/ April 29, 2019/ DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Expert Enterprise Technical Advice (EETA), Network security, Network Security Best Practices and Products, Security/ 0 comments

Have you experienced a DDoS attack? How did you respond? A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is an attack in which multiple compromised computer systems attack a target, such as a server, website or other network resource, and cause a denial of service for users of the targeted resource. Posted by: Margaret Rouse WhatIs.com Contributor(s): Kevin Beaver The flood of incoming messages, connectionrequests or malformed packets to

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What is a password spraying attack and how does it work?

Kemaza Tech Researcher/ April 10, 2019/ Ask the experts, CIO Resources, DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Enterprise tips, tricks and best practice implementation, Expert Enterprise Technical Advice (EETA), Security, Technical Questions Answered by Experts/ 0 comments

Have you encountered a password spray attack in your organization? If so, what did you do to stop it? Password spraying isn’t a sophisticated attack, but don’t discount the attackers if you detect one. Find out how this brute-force technique works and how to defend against it. Peter Loshin Site Editor – SearchSecurity As long as organizations permit weak passwords without

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New DDoS attack technique puts CSPs at risk

Blog Editor/ February 7, 2019/ Ask the experts, Data Security, Data security strategies and governance, DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Kemaza technical resources for IT pros/ 0 comments

What other DDoS attack mitigation strategies should CSPs employ? Nexusguard found a new DDoS attack technique that targeted CSPs in which attackers used a bit-and-piece approach to inject junk into legitimate traffic and dodge detection. Mekhala Roy Associate Features Writer – TechTarget – SearchCIO 30 Jan 2019 A new DDoS attack technique designed to evade detection mechanisms is gaining steam. The stealthy,

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FragmentSmack: How is this denial-of-service exploited?

Kemaza Tech Researcher/ January 3, 2019/ DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Expert Enterprise Technical Advice (EETA), Security/ 0 comments

How do you think this new denial-of-service vulnerability compares to those in the past? FragmentSmack, a DDoS vulnerability first discovered in Linux, affects Windows as well as nearly 90 Cisco products. Discover how it can be exploited with Judith Myerson. Posted by: Judith Myerson A distributed denial-of-service vulnerability called FragmentSmack enables an unauthenticated remote attacker to disable servers with a

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Sharpen your DDoS detection skills with the right tool

Terrence McKay/ December 29, 2018/ DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Expert Enterprise Technical Advice (EETA)/ 0 comments

DDoS detection and prevention tools are more sophisticated than ever. But finding the right one for your company takes studying and asking vendors the right questions. Kevin Beaver Principle Logic, LLC Distributed denial-of-service attacks are some of the most serious security attacks in modern computing, yet we tend to know very little about them. DDoS attacks are, in essence, launched

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CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart)

Terrence McKay/ December 29, 2018/ DDoS attack detection and prevention, DDos attack mitigation, Expert Enterprise Technical Advice (EETA), Nice to Know, Tech Definitions/ 0 comments

Are CAPTCHAs getting too complicated for people to use easily? A CAPTCHA is a type of challenge-response system designed to differentiate humans from robotic software programs. CAPTCHAs are used as security checks to deter spammers and hackers from using forms on web pages to insert malicious or frivolous code.  Posted by: Margaret Rouse WhatIs.com Contributor(s): Linda Rosencrance The need for CAPTCHAs began as

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