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Streaming services prime targets for credential stuffing attacks
Video and streaming services are prime targets for cyber attackers who attempt to conduct credential stuffing attacks, according to new research from Akamai.
09 Apr 2019
Interview: Inside the crybercriminal gig economy for bots
Techday spoke to Akamai Asia Pacific security technology and strategy head Fernando Serto about how organisations are being impacted.
05 Feb 2019
Akamai acquires Janrain for access management capabilities
Janrain enables enterprises to enhance digital trust by offloading login and registration workloads.
09 Jan 2019
2019’s top three cybersecurity trends - Akamai
Cybercriminals have been moving towards a ‘gig economy’ – an underground community of malicious actors exchanging services.
07 Jan 2019
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
19 Jul 2018
Online businesses under siege from botnet DDoS attacks and credential abuse – report
Attack traffic origination against from China and Russia combined was three times the number of attacks from the US.
04 Jul 2018
China reigns supreme as Asia's top source - and top target - of DDoS attacks
China continues its reign as one of the world’s most prevalent cyberattackers, taking the number two rank for the top five source countries globally.
06 Mar 2018
Updated: Cyber attackers flood memcached servers with amplified DDoS attacks
Misconfigured memcached servers on internet data center (IDC) networks are being increasingly abused to conduct amplification attacks worldwide.
02 Mar 2018
Canberra Data Centres, NextDC, Datacom...Frost & Sullivan names Australia's top companies
One of the big winners of the night was Metronode, who was named Australia’s Data Center Service Provider of The Year.
08 Dec 2017
Akamai completes acquisition of rDNS security provider Nominum
The firm says Nominum’s DNS-based security solutions support many of the world’s carriers, which fit well with Akamai’s investment in DNS products.
01 Dec 2017
Industry collaboration brings down WireX Android botnet
"I want to especially thank the organizations who are attacked with DDoS traffic and are kind enough to share detailed information about the attacks."
29 Aug 2017
Akamai and F5 named as leaders in Web Application Firewall market
This month Gartner released the results of its latest Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), ranking the top vendors in the market.
24 Aug 2017
New report reveals hackers weaponising old vulnerabilities
Attacks are on the rise and cybercriminals are reverting to old techniques, with Akamai using the quote “everything old is new again."
23 Aug 2017
Freshworks makes new position to bring in ex Akamai managing director
Freshworks has announced the appointment of SIdharth Malik to the specially created position of chief revenue officer.
18 Aug 2017
Exclusive interview: Akamai on Australia's biggest cyber security threats
Australian businesses can no longer rely on the ‘Island Australia’ approach and need to strengthen their upstream defence against large attacks.
26 Jul 2017
Internet of Everything: An exclusive interview with Akamai
I think most people have a limited view of IoT or “Internet of Everything” (IoE) or “Operational Technology” (OT).
26 Jul 2017
Story Buffering 79% ... low quality video makes us sad
New research discovers the physical and emotional responses humans have to low-quality or buffering video content. Surprise, we don't like it at all.
22 Jun 2017
Australia on top - AU leads APAC for mobile connectivity, Akamai reports
"Major mobile networks in Australia diligently retired many older mobile networks showing huge progress to support better mobile connection speed."
02 Jun 2017
Millisecond delays can hurt conversion rates on online transactions – Akamai report
Online retail benefits from delivering better customer experiences, especially on mobile devices.
24 Apr 2017
Akamai announces acquisition with digital performance focus
According to Akamai, sites and applications need to maximise consumer interaction and engagement by offering a fast and reliable platform.
04 Apr 2017
Akamai ramps up security strategy with latest acquisition
“At the same time, security and IT teams remain responsible for ensuring visibility, security and performance."
06 Oct 2016
Delving into the state of Aussie & NZ internet
ANZ internet is looking bright, according to Akamai's Q1 2016 State of the Internet Report.
04 Jul 2016
State of the Internet Report - DDoS attacks surge
Akamai's Q1 2016 State of the Internet - Security Report has been released today, detailing threats affecting global cloud and cyber security.
08 Jun 2016
Akamai discovers new DDoS threats, issues medium risk level
A potentially malicious DDoS vulnerability has been discovered by Akamai's Security Intelligence Response team.
07 Jun 2016