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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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).
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.
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."
Millisecond delays can hurt conversion rates on online transactions – Akamai report
Online retail benefits from delivering better customer experiences, especially on mobile devices.
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.
Akamai ramps up security strategy with latest acquisition
“At the same time, security and IT teams remain responsible for ensuring visibility, security and performance."
Delving into the state of Aussie & NZ internet
ANZ internet is looking bright, according to Akamai's Q1 2016 State of the Internet Report.
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.
Akamai discovers new DDoS threats, issues medium risk level
A potentially malicious DDoS vulnerability has been discovered by Akamai's Security Intelligence Response team.
State of the internet: How does NZ stack up?
“This quarter’s report shows great year-over-year growth in average connection speeds and overall broadband adoption."
The State of the Internet: Australian edition
"While there’s still work to be done, more parts of the world are increasingly able to support delivery of broadcast-quality video content online.”
Threat of DDoS and web application attacks more real than ever
"Malicious actors aren't backing down. They're hammering away at the same targets over and over again."
New cyber threat using SEO to target websites
“The ability to manipulate page rankings is an enticing proposition and business for attackers."
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Whitepaper: The key to compliance is governing access to data
By implementing a governance-based approach to identity governance, companies can secure their organisation’s sensitive data.
Identity governance: The all-in-one solution for GDPR compliance
The GDPR affects any company that deals with individuals living in the EU and has very specific requirements for the treatment of their personal
What does sustainable compliance look like?
Getting an organisation compliant is one thing, keeping it that way is another.
Cutting through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.