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Posts Tagged ‘DDoS attacks’

Could Hackers Take Down the Entire Internet?

Hackers have continued to expand their threats and attacks, compromising larger corporations and organizations. These attacks have prompted the question by many cyber security professionals, could hackers take down the entire internet? According to a recent article published in TechNewsWorld, cyber security expert Bruce Schneier warns the United States that nations have been probing the […]

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Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense

A team of George Mason researchers proposes a “moving-target” defense against distributed denial-of-service attacks. The defense works by repeatedly shuffling client-to-server assignments to identify and eventually quarantine malicious clients. Denial-of-service attacks, which work by overwhelming a target system thereby forcing it to shut down and deny service to legitimate users, are increasing in severity as […]

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