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3 Web Security Services for Startup CEOs

In 2013, Target, a massive retailer in the US, suffered a major web hacking incident that stole thousands of customers’ credit card information. After the event, Target was negatively affected as news leaked and company shares dropped by 1.5% the following year. These kinds of web attacks prove that nobody is completely safe from web […]

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Which Industry Is Most Vulnerable To Hacks?

Previously, we discussed the different industries that are targeted for DDoS attacks. Below, we’ll begin by pointing out some interesting industry facts… like which industry is the most vulnerable industry when it comes to hacking attacks. Then we’ll take a look at some examples of how hackers like to get creative with their revenue strategies. […]

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Reflection Attacks and Amplification Attacks

Here are two types of attacks that are intended to monopolize your system’s resources. Reflection Attacks Reflection attacks are attacks that use the same protocol in both directions. The attacker spoofs the victim’s IP address and sends a request for information via UDP to servers known to respond to that type of request. The server […]

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Holiday Cyber Security Tips – Santa, Sales… but what about Security?

From Black Friday to New Year’s Eve… It’s that time of year again. Halloween is over and after the candy wrappers have been hidden and the costumes have gone on clearance, storefronts get ready for the holiday season. Starting with Thanksgiving and Black Friday, all the way to Christmas and New Year’s Eve, it’s a […]

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Attack Agents and Bots

One of the critical parts of a successful DDoS attack relies on bots or a botnet. Botnets are groups of zombie computers under the remote control of an attacker via a command and control server (C&C Server). These zombie computers are highly useful as they are used to carry out commands on a whim and […]

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