A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is kind of like a traffic jam on a website
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What is a DDoS attack and what does it mean for your website? Instead of jumping deep into technical details, let’s start with a real-world analogy that makes it really easy to visualize what a DDoS attack is…
DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security) is a new digital security system that protects Internet clients from counterfeit DNS data. It does this by verifying digital signatures embedded in the data as DNSSEC. This allows users to validate that the DNS records they receive came from the authentic origin.
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The world biggest DDoS-for-Hire service was stopped after the Croatian Police arrested the teenage mastermind hacker. At the webstresser.org the registered users could launch a DDoS attack against their targets for €15 or BitCoin. This way technical skills weren’t required for starting such an attack.
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A newly-discovered keylogger malware has been found infecting computers in the wild. Though the malware is far from advanced, it’s efficient at stealing passwords.
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