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Have Rich Game Customers Who Suffered DDoS Attacks Turned to You?

July 15, 2019 | Mina Hao

According to NSFOCUS 2018 DDoS Attack Trend Report, the gaming sector has become the second biggest victim of DDoS attacks, receiving 27.6% of the total number of attacks.

Adobe Security Advisory for July 2019 Security Updates

July 12, 2019 | Mina Hao

Overview On July 9, 2019, local time, Adobe officially released July’s security updates to fix multiple vulnerabilities in its various products, including Adobe Bridge CC, Adobe Experience Manager, and Adobe Dreamweaver.

IP Reputation Report-07082019

July 11, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts: The above diagram shows the top 10 regions with the most malicious IP addresses from the NSFOCUS IP Reputation databases at July 07, 2019.   Top 10 countries in attack percentage: The Suriname is in first place since last week. The Palestine is in the second place. The country […]

Botnet Trend Report-4

July 10, 2019 | Mina Hao

3.2 Family Activity 3.2.1 Behavior Seen In 2018, a total of 35 active families were found to issue more than 100 botnet instructions, accounting for 24% of all known families. Several families with the highest level of instruction activity accounted for most of the malicious activities throughout 2018.

DDoS to Loom Large in the 5G Era

July 9, 2019 | Mina Hao

Today, 5G is around the corner and, in the foreseeable future, it will definitely bring more convenience to our lives. Higher rates of mobile terminals, more devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), more convenient remote services… All these will lead us to a brand new era of the Internet of Everything (IoE). With […]

BGP Hijackings Come Back!

July 5, 2019 | Mina Hao

A BGP hijacking event happened again! Following the event that the traffic supposed to be destined for Europe was leaked to China Telecom (June 9, 2019), another BGP hijacking occurred yesterday (June 25, 2019). Since Verizon, by mistake, accepted network misconfigurations by a minor Internet Service Provider (ISP), multiple Internet systems have fallen into a […]

IP Reputation Report-07012019

July 4, 2019 | Mina Hao

Top 10 countries in attack counts: The above diagram shows the top 10 regions with the most malicious IP addresses from the NSFOCUS IP Reputation databases at June 30, 2019. Top 10 countries in attack percentage: First place changed from Laos to Suriname. The Palestine is in the second place. The country China (CN) has […]

Botnet Trend Report-3

July 3, 2019 | Mina Hao

This chapter discusses various aspects of botnet behavior. Behavioral characteristics include activity level of botnets overall and per botnet family, DDoS attack characteristics, C&C server use and distribution, and geographical locations of attack victims.  Also discussed are characteristics of the most active botnet families themselves.

DDoS in the Past Decade

July 1, 2019 | Mina Hao

1.0   Milestones 1.1   DDoS Size Expansion IP data source: The Zettabyte Era: Trends and Analysis The past decade has witnessed a steady growth in the peak size of DDoS attacks, especially in 2013 when the reflection method was used by attackers on a large scale and the DDoS attack size expanded at an exponential rate. […]

What You Should Know About Mitigation Bypass

June 28, 2019 | Mina Hao

Mitigation measures are implemented with many implicit assumptions. They can work only when these assumptions prove to be true and would be bypassed if these assumptions were broken.