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The Rise of the Internet of Things (IoT)

Unless you have been living under the proverbial rock, you probably heard about a number of Internet of Things (IoT) attacks this fall, beginning...

IPv6 Security Today

According to Google Statistics, we are only at around 15% adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) worldwide.  Because of the low adoption rate...

IoT Botnets the Fault of Manufacturers, 69 Percent of Consumers Report in Radware Survey

Who is to blame when hackers take control of thousands of internet-connected devices to carry out a DDoS attack? That's what security researchers have been...

Nine Questions to Ask to Determine IoT Device Safety

The holidays are almost upon us.  All around the globe, people are purchasing the latest and greatest gadgets as gifts. Consumers will be linking...

Cyber Security Predictions: Looking Back at 2016, Peering Ahead to 2017

2016: What a year! Internet of Things (IoT) threats became a reality and somewhat paradoxically spawned the first 1TBs DDoS—the largest DDoS attack in...

DNS Reflective Attacks

A DNS reflective attack is used in many distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to knock down an internet pipe. The attack is a two-step attack;...

2016 Attack Trends

2016 has been an eventful year when it comes to denial of service attacks. This year the industry as a whole has seen the...

Is Heat Your Thermostat’s First Priority?

Mirai has been popping on and off the news and is becoming a commodity resource for large scale DDoS attacks. Although most of the...

Rise of the Machines: How IoT broke the Internet, and the day after tomorrow

If you are reading this, you are back on Twitter, listening to your favorite music on Spotify, watching Netflix and you can finally breathe! Yes,...

How Friday’s Massive DDoS Attack on the U.S. Happened

On the morning of October 21st Dyn began to suffer from a denial of service attack (DoS attack) that interrupted their Managed DNS network....