Security

Using blockchain tech in the war against DDoS onslaughts

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are certainly on the rise. Arbor’s 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report showed that 33 percent of surveyed organisations suffered a DDoS attack in 2017 (this is sharply up from the previous year’s 17 percent). The modus operandi is elegantly simple: DDoS attackers infect large numbers of devices with

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Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

In a world in which bigger often means better, Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, was recently put to the test and passed with flying colours. This is according to Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa who clarifies, “The world is now in the era of the terabit-sized distributed denial of

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