• How to prevent DDoS attacks on websites

    Expert Mike Chapple reviews actions that you can take to protect yourself against large-scale DDoS attacks.

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  • Preparing for DDoS attacks

    Not everyone despaired over the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that hit some of the Web's biggest e-commerce sites in February. Security consultants and developers of security tools seized the opportunity to spotlight their solutions.

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  • Denial-of-service flaw fixed in Linux kernel

    Gentoo fixes a vulnerability in the Linux kernel 2.6 series that could be exploited for a remote denial-of-service attack.

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  • Debate raging over DDoS attack on SCO

    SCO Group says hackers are flooding its Web site with traffic, overwhelming its servers and keeping it offline. Some posters to Groklaw doubt that's the case.

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  • Red Hat repairs bugs in two software packages

    Remote code execution and denial-of-service vulnerabilities have been repaired in two software packages included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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  • Windows vulnerable to LAND attack

    Security researchers say this type of attack leaves enterprise customers of popular Windows products open to a denial of service. There is good news, though.

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  • Enterprises fix NTP amplification, but many DDoS techniques remain

    NTP amplification had led to several recent massive DDoS attacks. Despite the good news, researchers say many other DDoS techniques remain unfixed.

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  • News briefs: Akamai to acquire Prolexic to mitigate DDoS attacks

    This week, Akamai announced its plan to acquire Prolexic to help customers mitigate DDoS attacks, while Google's public IaaS exits beta.

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  • DDoS attack trends highlight increasing sophistication, larger size

    Though the Spamhaus DDoS attack showed the potential devastation of increasing bandwidth, DDoS attack trends show DDoS type to be just as important.

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  • New Fortinet DDoS protection offers low-latency behavioral analysis

    A series of new Fortinet DDoS protection appliances offer low-latency and behavioral analysis of volumetric and application-layer attacks.

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