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Posts Tagged ‘DDoS’

  • For a lot of football teams taking part in the 21st edition of the World Cup, cybersecurity has become a real worry for their travelling parties.

    Secucloud protects IoT devices from botnet threats

    October 28, 2016 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Secucloud protects IoT devices from botnet threats

    The botnet is a popular tool with cyber-criminals as it enables them to distribute malicious software or bring websites down with DDoS attacks. Botnets comprise multiple infected systems and can be controlled remotely for malicious purposes. Smart devices...

  • Lagos event to showcase solution for cybercrime in Nigeria

    January 20, 2016 • Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Lagos event to showcase solution for cybercrime in Nigeria

    Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are a reality and the African continent has seen an immense increase in these types of cyber incidents. Nigeria has been one of the worst hit countries during the past couple of months, according to Arbor Networks....

  • Infrastructure Management Trends in South Africa

    DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

    December 2, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on DDoS reality check: It can happen to you

    What makes today’s DDoS threats more dangerous than in the past is the fact that multiple attack types are being used in conjunction with other attack threats. The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) threat has changed to one where the attack types are...

  • South Africa rank third most exposed country to cyber risks

    DDoS attacks often coincide with other threats

    October 13, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on DDoS attacks often coincide with other threats

    A survey undertaken by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has demonstrated that, in most cases, a DDoS attack is only the tip of the iceberg. 74% of respondents representing the corporate sector reported that DDoS attacks against their companies coincided...

  • Top 5 myths surrounding DDoS protection

    March 4, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 myths surrounding DDoS protection

    Buying in to outdated beliefs and pure myth around DDoS protection is a gamble, says Arbor Networks. Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have evolved to become a lot more sinister than they once were. Yet too many organisations are pinning their...

  • Get help with Rising DDoS threats

    July 28, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Get help with Rising DDoS threats

    The number of cyber threats are growing, but most enterprises still feel unprepared to deal with them. The answer lies in expert assistance and formalised plans, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor Networks...

  • MTN LTE

    MTN victim of cyber attack

    August 30, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN victim of cyber attack

    Mobile operator MTN suffered an outage on its South African data network on Wednesday and it has now been confirmed that the company fell victim to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber-attack. The outage also affected internet service providers...