Protect your business from IoT Botnets


Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 8.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. With the number of IoT devices dramatically accelerating, there is corresponding increase in the number of botnets and cyber-attacks. Also read – Secure IoT Platform A traditional botnet is a collection of compromised IT Systems (such as servers, network devices, … Continue reading Protect your business from IoT Botnets

Secure IoT Platform


Internet connectivity is a two-way street. With these devices becoming a gateway to our homes, workplaces, and sensitive data, they also become targets for attacks. Look around a typical household and consider what could happen when even the most mundane devices are compromised: a weaponized stove, baby monitors that spy, the contents of your refrigerator being held for ransom. We also need to consider that … Continue reading Secure IoT Platform

‘Internet of zombies’


Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today announced the release of its Global Application and Network Security Report 2015-2016, which highlights that the age of the ‘Internet of Zombies’ is upon us. In the last year, over 90% of companies surveyed experienced a cyber attack. Half of all businesses attacked said they had experienced burst bot attacks, a short but … Continue reading ‘Internet of zombies’

Telco Providers Security Challenges – Part 2


DDoS Attacks The common attack vectors for any DDoS would be of the following Volumetric or Flood Attacks  Bad guys shall expoit the system with arge botnets or spoofed IP to generate a lot of traffic bps or pps. The UDP-based floods from spoofed IP take advantage of connection less UDP protocol. They even take out the infrastructure capacity – routers, switches, servers, links State … Continue reading Telco Providers Security Challenges – Part 2

DDoS attacks take out Asian nation


Myanmar was severed from the internet on Tuesday following more than 10 days of distributed denial of service attacks that culminated in a massive data flood that overwhelmed the Southeast Asian country’s infrastructure, a researcher said. The DDoS assault directed as much as 15 Gbps of junk data to Myanmar’s main internet provider, more than 15 times bigger than the 2007 attack that brought some … Continue reading DDoS attacks take out Asian nation