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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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Cybersecurity Challenges In Financial Services – Market Survey Report
sponsored by Clearswift
RESEARCH CONTENT: According to a Clearswift market survey report into the financial services industry, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on security, compliance and strategic initiatives. Read this report to learn more about the specific challenges, cyberthreats and obstacles facing CIOs, CISOs and other security leaders in the financial sector.
Posted: 08 Feb 2021 | Published: 08 Feb 2021

Clearswift

The True Cost of a DDoS Attack
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Many executives make the mistake of viewing cybersecurity strictly as a cost center. Organizations must reevaluate how the balance investment vs. risk equation and alter how and when they implement cybersecurity. In this Radware guide, learn the true cost of a DDoS attack, and see why it makes sense to invest now, not pay later.
Posted: 26 Jan 2021 | Published: 26 Jan 2021

Radware

Introduction to DNSDB Part 1: Crawl
sponsored by Farsight Security
WEBCAST: Cheap, easy-to-obtain domain names, IP addresses and other DNS assets are helping to fuel today’s cybercrime, from spam and phishing to more sophisticated nation-state attacks. What can you do to stay protected? Jump into this webinar to learn how you can advance your threat intelligence and navigate roadblocks when using DNS in investigations.
Posted: 01 Dec 2020 | Premiered: Dec 1, 2020

Farsight Security

DNS Network Traffic Volumes During the 2020 Pandemic
sponsored by Farsight Security
WHITE PAPER: The pandemic has driven more people online than ever before. By reading this study, you can comprehend how traffic volumes for passive DNS cache miss traffic have changed since the outbreak of COVID-19. 316 online sites were used for this study, and these sites spanned across 5 categories: News, travel, retail, streaming and higher education.
Posted: 01 Dec 2020 | Published: 27 May 2020

Farsight Security

Spotting a Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attack
sponsored by Farsight Security
RESOURCE: DoS attacks are an increasingly serious threat to today’s businesses, capable of rendering organizations virtually invisible online and cutting off interaction with customers. They can last for hours, days or even longer and cost organizations significant time, money and resources. View this infographic to see how to mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 24 Nov 2020 | Published: 24 Nov 2020

Farsight Security

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Deal with Increasing DDOS Attacks
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how to protect your organization from distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Verisign, Inc.

Countering Cyber-Crime with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Bigger, more diverse networks mean a bigger attack surface for hackers. Today's networking pros must assess and update network security strategies to account for new vulnerabilities and respond to inevitable attacks.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Denial-of-Service (DoS) Secured Virtual Tenant Networks (VTN)
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper discusses the evolution of DDoS attacks and examines an SDN solution that detects and mitigates potential attacks almost instantly, ensuring that your network is kept up and running.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

NEC Corporation of America

Coming at You: How to Deal with the Latest DDoS Attacks
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Access this TechGuide to learn more about DDoS threats and how to protect your systems—while shape-shifting cyberattackers are tough to stay ahead of, they're too destructive to ignore.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SearchSecurity.com

How Are DDoS Attacks Evolving?
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the top 8 changes in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that most organizations aren't ready to defend against.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

Neustar®

The Danger Deepens: Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes survey results regarding distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks to see how they've evolved into an even great threat. Click through to learn how you should prepare.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

Neustar®
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