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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: On the Internet, a packet monkey is someone (see cracker, hacker, and script kiddy) who intentionally inundates a Web site or network with data packets, resulting in a denial-of-service situation for users of the attacked site or network. Packet monkeys typically use tools created and made available on the Internet by hackers. According to one writer's distinction, a packet monkey, unlike a script  … 

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To Pay Or Not To Pay: It’s About The Provider
sponsored by Radware
RESOURCE: Should a ransomware attack strike, would your organization pay the ransom fee or not? How do you calculate if it’s worth it to pay the fee or not? This Radware article breaks down the most critical factors that go into answering these questions – read on to see if you should pay.
Posted: 23 Nov 2020 | Published: 29 Oct 2020

Radware

Your Guide to DNS Security
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Which of the following web and application security technologies is your company planning to purchase within the next 12 months? Secure application development and testing, web security, or application and container security? Let us know in our Web & Application Security Survey. As a thank you, you'll receive our expert guide.
Posted: 23 Nov 2020 | Published: 23 Nov 2020

TechTarget

2020 Election Security
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: Around the globe, we’ve witnessed how cybercriminals can create chaos during election cycles by disqualifying legitimate voters, corrupting voter data and launching denial-of-service attacks. In recent years, U.S. elections have come under continuous assault. See this white paper to learn about the security challenges this causes for the country.
Posted: 17 Nov 2020 | Published: 17 Nov 2020

WhiteHat Security

Overview of Dark Web Threats Against the Gaming Industry
sponsored by Sixgill
ANALYST REPORT: Discussions of all things related to gaming thrive on the deep and dark web. Apps such as Discord and Telegram allow gamers to exchange reviews about the latest games, swap strategies or simply socialize with their fellow gamers. But the dark side of these chat rooms involve hacking, fraud and even DDoS. Read this report to learn more.
Posted: 13 Nov 2020 | Published: 13 Nov 2020

Sixgill

AT&T Content Delivery Network (ACDN) - KONA Web Security and Prolexic DDoS Services
sponsored by AT&T Cybersecurity
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The AT&T CDN with Web Security suite is a bundle of cloud-based web security services designed to help secure your customer’s websites, apps and other assets at the CDN layer. In this product brief, explore its key features and discover how it can help defend against distributed denial of service (DDoS) and other advanced cyberthreats.
Posted: 05 Nov 2020 | Published: 05 Nov 2020

AT&T Cybersecurity

The New Wave of Cyber Attacks – Ransomware, Extortion, and DDoS Threats
sponsored by AT&T Cybersecurity
VIDEO: The next generation of cyberattacks are expected to have devastating consequences that go beyond the scope of today’s cybersecurity capabilities. This webinar provides a comprehensive overview of these new threats, how they operation and what your organization can do to prepare.
Posted: 05 Nov 2020 | Premiered: 15 Oct 2020

AT&T Cybersecurity

State of the Internet / Security: Loyalty for Sale – Retail and Hospitality Fraud
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
ANALYST REPORT: The numbers speak for themselves: Retail, travel and hospitality all attracted a startling 63% of credential stuffing attacks and 41% of web attacks. In this new State of the Internet/Security report, Akamai goes beyond this data, taking you into the criminal marketplace that makes these industries and their loyalty programs such popular targets.
Posted: 04 Nov 2020 | Published: 30 Oct 2020

Akamai Technologies

Akamai Prolexic
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
VIDEO: Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks can vary in size and scope; each with the potential to knock your website offline and send business grinding to a halt. Fortunately, Akamai’s Prolexic pairs automated, proactive DDoS mitigation tools with unmatched visibility and skilled response teams. Watch Prolexic in action in this product demo.
Posted: 04 Nov 2020 | Premiered: 04 Nov 2020

Akamai Technologies

DDoS Extortion Battle Checklist
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: Akamai has recently observed and mitigated an unprecedented number of extortion-driven DDoS attacks across numerous verticals, including manufacturing, gaming and financial services. Are you prepared to respond if you’re targeted? In this checklist, learn key attack responses and how best to work with a DDoS mitigation service provider.
Posted: 03 Nov 2020 | Published: 30 Oct 2020

Akamai Technologies

Making a DDoS Protection Plan: 8 Best Practices
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. And when a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, whom to call or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared are your best defense against DDoS attacks.
Posted: 03 Nov 2020 | Published: 03 Nov 2020

Akamai Technologies

Mitigating Application DDoS Attacks
sponsored by F5 Networks
WEBCAST: Your network, DNS & TLS are not often thought of as being part of applications. Yet DoS or DDoS attacks against these tiers can render your networks, apps or other supporting infrastructure inaccessible. The challenge is identifying & blocking attackers’ requests whilst still allowing clean traffic. View this webinar to learn how to do this.
Posted: 08 Sep 2020 | Premiered: Sep 8, 2020

F5 Networks

Product Video: Web Application Protector
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
VIDEO: Ensuring the security of web applications is becoming increasingly difficult as the usage of these apps continues to expand. Watch this brief video for a closer look at Akamai’s Web Application Protector, designed to provide automated, scalable protection for your web apps against today’s sophisticated threats.
Posted: 18 Aug 2020 | Premiered: 18 Aug 2020

Akamai Technologies

DDoS Attacks are Growing in Frequency and Scale During the Pandemic. What Can Businesses Do?
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: Remote work means DDoS attacks loom larger than ever. On June 25, 2020, a European bank was hit with an attack that generated 809 million packets per second. The velocity and volume of these attacks can be overwhelming, but the right strategy can keep your network safe. Read this article to learn 6 considerations for mitigating DDoS attacks.
Posted: 13 Aug 2020 | Published: 13 Aug 2020

Akamai Technologies

DDoS Attack Protection & Prevention for your Enterprise
sponsored by OVHCloud
EGUIDE: How can you prevent a DDoS attack, and what are the steps you can take to keep your networking environment secure? In this e-guide, learn about the options for cost-effective DDoS protection today.
Posted: 07 May 2020 | Published: 06 May 2020

OVHCloud

Anti-DDoS Game
sponsored by OVH
RESOURCE: The online gaming and e-sports sector is one of the main targets of DDoS attacks. As a result, it is essential for hosting platforms to be permanently protected against these frequent, massive threats. Read on to learn about OVH's anti-DDoS protection, specifically designed for gaming.
Posted: 24 Apr 2020 | Published: 24 Apr 2020

OVH

Dedicated DDoS Protection
sponsored by OVH
RESOURCE: DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly common, and this threat doesn’t discriminate based on company size or industry. To best address DDoS, organizations need to understand how it works and how to tailor an anti-DDoS strategy to meet your needs. Read this article to get started.
Posted: 23 Apr 2020 | Published: 23 Apr 2020

OVH

Managing a DDoS attack
sponsored by OVH
RESOURCE: View this step-by-step approach taken by the OVH-designed system to block DDoS attacks at your organization.
Posted: 22 Apr 2020 | Published: 22 Apr 2020

OVH

Augmenting Security with Always-On
sponsored by Radware
ANALYST REPORT: The impact of a DDoS attack is massive. Web Services remain unavailable due to volumetric attacks and enterprises incur hefty losses that run into millions. In this Frost & Sullivan report, learn why a hybrid always-on deployment model is the ideal solution to combat sophisticated DDoS attacks.
Posted: 03 Apr 2020 | Published: 03 Apr 2020

Radware

Diving into WAF and on Ways to Prevent DDoS
sponsored by Rackspace
PODCAST: In this episode of ‘CloudSpotting’ by Rackspace, join the hosts as they explore Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and the business impacts of DDoS. Give the podcast a listen now.
Posted: 02 Apr 2020 | Premiered: Mar 29, 2019

Rackspace

Top 9 DDoS Threats Your Organization Must be Prepared For
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Each year, cyberattacks grow in frequency and sophistication, leading to varied methods of conducting the same attacks. For distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, preparing for the “common” attack is no longer enough. This white paper contains the top 9 DDoS threats your organization needs to keep an eye on.
Posted: 16 Mar 2020 | Published: 16 Mar 2020

Radware

CW APAC buyer's guide to cloud security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this buyer's guide, Computer Weekly offers advice on making cloud security choices, looks at how to guard against DDoS attacks, and finds out Amazon's approach to building secure cloud products.
Posted: 07 Mar 2019 | Published: 07 Mar 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus ASEAN: Security & Digital Transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: With cyber threats and attacks making headlines almost every day, governments and enterprises in Southeast Asia are placing greater emphasis on shoring up their cyber defenses, more so as they transform their economies digitally.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus ANZ: Security & Digital Transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: With cyber threats and attacks making headlines almost every day, cyber security has now become a key focus of many governments and enterprises all over the world. In this e-guide, read about the new measures the Australian government is putting in placeto protect critical systems from cyber attacks.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Explore the Evolving DDoS Threat Landscape
sponsored by Radware
EGUIDE: Delve into the evolution of DDoS threats: learn how to deliver clean network traffic to your customers and mitigate the threat DDoS presents. Additionally, discover how to formulate a DDoS-resistant cloud by taking advantage of content delivery networks, reducing publicly exposed environments, and more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Radware

DDoS Attacks Are On The Rise – And Fatal to Most Businesses
sponsored by Arbor Networks
EGUIDE: This e-guide arms you with the information you need to prepare your defenses for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Learn how DDoS attacks target your security weak spots, how responses to attacks are improving, and the central challenges surrounding attack prevention.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 11 Oct 2016

Arbor Networks
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