Posts tagged ‘akamai’

Attackers Use DNS Flooder Tool to Amplify DDoS Impact

November 13, 2014 5:57 am

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Akamai’s Security Engineering and Research Team issued an advisory this morning warning of a new technique bad actors are using to launch DNS amplification attacks. Amplification attacks generate...

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Five Excellent Security Articles

November 6, 2014 10:31 am

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Articles I’m reading include such topics as the mounting cost of social engineering, the Mayhem Botnet’s exploitation of Shellshock, and some tips for better security in the healthcare...

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Video: TLS/SSL – The evolving TLS standard, new ciphers and more

November 3, 2014 8:14 pm

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Akamai Chief Security Architect Brian Sniffen reviews the evolution of TLS/SSL during a presentation at Akamai Edge 2014. Following the Heartbleed vulnerability, attention turned to TLS, the fundamental...

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Akamai Security State of the Internet

October 23, 2014 5:28 am

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Today Akamai launched an all-security edition of the ‘State of the Internet report’. State of the Internet also has its own website now, where readers can delve into Akamai’s threat...

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