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Cybercrime / Industry Updates

Q3 2014 DDoS Trends: Attacks Exceeding 10 Gbps on the Rise

Verisign just released its Q3 2014 DDoS Trends Report, which details observations and insights derived from distributed denial of service attack mitigations enacted on behalf of, and in cooperation with, customers of Verisign DDoS Protection Services from July through September of this year. more»

Tips to Address New FFIEC DDoS Requirements

Recently, the FFIEC released statements that describe steps it expects financial institutions to take to address cyberattacks and highlight resources institutions can use to help mitigate the risks posed by such attacks. more»

Smokescreening: Data Theft Makes DDoS More Dangerous

It's called "smokescreening" and it's costing companies big. In 2013, over 50 percent of companies hit by DDoS attacks suffered theft of funds, customer data or intellectual property. more»

MarkMonitor Named a Top Trusted Website in OTA's 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll

MarkMonitor announced it is a recipient of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll for demonstrating exceptional data protection, privacy and security in an effort to better protect its brand and customers from the increased threats of cybercriminals. more»

Mitigating DDoS Attacks: A Global Challenge

On December 5, 2012, Public Interest Registry moderated an expert panel on "Mitigating DDoS Attacks: Best Practices for an Evolving Threat Landscape." The panel included representatives from Symantec, Afilias, Google, Neustar, VeriSign and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Included is the video recording of the panel discussion. more»

Our New Initiatives To Combat Botnets

We often throw around the term "bots" in our industry. Short for "robots," it's the common term for software programs that run automated tasks. In many cases, bots can be innocuous and even useful. more»

MarkMonitor Releases Q2 2012 Fraud Intelligence Report

According to the report, Phish attack volume rose 7% from the previous quarter to 177,369 attacks. A four-quarter rising trend has resulted in an 82% increase from Q2 2011. more»

How Secure is Your Mobile Network? And Does It Even Matter? (Webinar)

Once thought to be a safe haven for data activity and an afterthought for criminals, mobile networks have become the new market for hackers and thieves. Mobile is the growth market of the future. Let’s make sure it’s not just a growth market for illegal activity. more»

Nominum Launches Comprehensive Suite of DNS-Based Security Solutions for Russian Service Providers

This suite offers network and end-user solutions and applications for stopping outbound spam, botnet mitigation, phishing and malware prevention, illegal content filtering, managed security, mobile security, and more. more»

Implementing a Cyber-Security Code of Conduct: Real-Life Lessons From Australia (Webinar)

Peter Coroneos, former CEO of the Internet Association of Australia, will share the "lessons learned" from 33 ISPs who voluntarily implemented Australia's "iCode" to improve Internet security starting in 2010. more»