Tag: Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attacks

A Primer on IoT Security Risks

IoT security risks include physical, network, software and encryption attacks that target the sensor, network and application layers of IoT systems.

Is IoT Security an Oxymoron?

As the Internet of Things continues to expand, IT leaders must prepare accordingly or find themselves vulnerable to countless IoT security threats.

Lessons From the Dyn DDoS Attack

Domain name provider Dyn suffered the largest DDoS attack in history on Oct. 21. DDoS is nothing new, but the attack highlights some alarming trends.

Dissecting a Hacktivist’s DDoS Tool: Saphyra Revealed

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have been all over the news in recent months, with hacktivist groups taking major targets completely offline. According to IBM Managed Security Services data, the vast majority of DDoS attacks come in one...

Anonymous Unleashes Gold Medal DDoS Tools

The dust, waves and jubilation have settled on the sports festivities of this past summer. Since we’re in the business of cybersecurity, let’s reflect on one of the malicious activities that attempted to derail focus from this spirited...