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ALSO CALLED: Distributed Denial of Service Attacks, Teardrop Attacks, Denial of Service Prevention, DOSA, Packet Monkey, Attacks, DDoS Attacks, DNS Attacks, Smurfing, Denial-of-service Attack, D o S Attacks, DoS Attacks, Smurf
DEFINITION: A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one in which a multitude of compromised systems attack a single target, thereby causing denial of service for users of the targeted system. The flood of incoming messages to the target system essentially forces it to shut down, thereby denying service to the system to legitimate users.In a typical DDoS attack, a hacker (or, if you prefer, cracker) begins  … 
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Financial Institutions, Merchants, and the Race Against Cyberthreats
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the 4 top forms of cybercrime. Click through to reveal 6 key recommendations to best protect your organization from security breaches.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Information Security Services: Preparing for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: This essential whitepaper explores the current state of DDoS attacks and outlines why you need a proactive prevention strategy.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Design, Deploy, and Manage a DDoS Protection Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: An increasing number of Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has caused many businesses to redesign their networks and better protect application-layer attacks. In this white paper, learn how a multi-tier DDoS protection architecture can help you protect your network and higher-layer application protocols from the four categories of DDoS.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Heartland Payment Systems: Neustar UltraDNS Case Study
sponsored by Neustar®
CASE STUDY: This informative case study discusses how a financial transaction service organization was able to utilize a security tool to virtually eliminate downtime through 24/7 monitoring and DDoS protection.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Binary Option: Neustar SiteProtect Case Study
sponsored by Neustar®
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study examines how an independent trading website was able to utilize a security service that protects against DDoS attacks 24/7, mitigating the attack when it occurs and escalating when needed.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Advanced DDoS Protection Service for Ecommerce Businesses
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses a security solution that provides DDoS protection for Web, email, and APIs 24/7 with unlimited mitigation capacity from upstream users.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Protection for Banking and Financial Services
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses a security solution that provides DDoS protection for Web, email, and APIs 24/7 with unlimited mitigation capacity from upstream users.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Four Ways DNS Can Accelerate Business Growth
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the plethora of benefits that a robust and secure DNS can provide your organization. Read on to find out how you can significantly enhance your web experience for users, driving new streams of revenue.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

SiteProtect and UltraDNS Solution: Double Your Protection
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a DNS solution that boasts fast DDoS mitigation responses, protecting both the DNS and HTTP layers so your site can withstand the most aggressive attacks.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Hackers, Hacking, and CEHv8
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource addresses hackers, hacking, and what can be done to prevent cyber-attacks. It also highlights the different motives for hacking and common methods hackers use.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Jan 2014

Global Knowledge

Neustar® SiteProtect: Intelligent DDoS Protection
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a DDoS security solution that stops attacks quickly, mitigates risks to revenue and customer experience all while eliminating the need for in-house resources.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Reassessing DDoS - Lessons Learned
sponsored by Neustar®
PODCAST: This exclusive podcast discusses why your organization needs to reassess your DDoS protection strategy, discussing the latest waves of attacks and what they could evolve into.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 19, 2014

Neustar®

Joffe & Kindervag Explain DDoS Mitigation
sponsored by Neustar®
WEBCAST: This crucial webcast takes an in-depth look at DDoS attacks, discussing how they became such a global threat and what your organization can do to mitigate them.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2014

Neustar®

Secure DNS Prevents DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Neustar®
WEBCAST: This informative webcast discusses why DNS has become a favorite target for DDoS attacks and how a hardened DNS combined with cloud-based protection can provide the shield your organization needs.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2014

Neustar®

Managing Network Security Risks in Complex Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This informative webcast from Kenneth Yip, product manager from Hewlett-Packard, talks about the four steps to mitigating the risk of DDoS and how new technologies like Adaptive Web Application Firewalls can be leveraged to make you're your organization is protected from cyber-attack.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 26, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Case Study: SEEK Protects Sites with Web Application Security Firewall
sponsored by Imperva
WEBCAST: This case study features one organization's experience with a Web application security solution that tackled technical, logic, denial-of-service, and fraud attacks to reduce risk and save its reputation.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Mar 19, 2013

Imperva

Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive resource to find out about the security risks of Active Directory integrated virtualization.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Imperva

5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 DNS security risks and what you can do to prevent them.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Dyn

Cybercrime and warfare: All that matters
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Peter Warren and Michael Streeter assess  the history, scale and importance of cyber crime this chapter from their book, Cybercrime and warfare: All That Matters.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

The DDoS Threat Spectrum
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper takes an in-depth look at the evolution of DDoS attacks, outlining their history, present landscape and potential future so that your organization can understand what may be coming on the horizon and take the necessary precautions to ensure data protection and business continuity.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Top Five DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

Mega-DDoS Attack Prevention: How to Prepare for Larger DDoS Attacks
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, leading industry expert Brad Casey explains the mechanics behind high-bandwidth distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and key recommendations on how to prevent them.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

F5 Networks

Defending Against Denial of Service Attacks
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for key information about how denial of service (DoS) attacks have taken advantage of the lack of security and compliance measures around network availability. Read on to learn how you can leverage networks and applications to defend against these threats.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

F5 Networks

Top 5 DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This paper will highlight how traditional DNS infrastructure deployments can actually increase the risks of DNS attacks. Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox
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DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACKS DEFINITION (continued): …  by exploiting a vulnerability in one computer system and making it the DDoS master. It is from the master system that the intruder identifies and communicates with other systems that can be compromised. The intruder loads cracking tools available on the Internet on multiple -- sometimes thousands of -- compromised systems. With a single command, the intruder instructs the controlled machines to launch one of many flood attacks against a specified target. The inundation of packets to the target causes a denial of service. While the press tends to focus on the target of DDoS attacks as the victim, … 
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