Category Archives: DDoS

Skype supernode oscillation raises questions


Skype may have built a scalable network, however, they still have their work cut out for adding fault-tolerance, resilience and security in their infrastructure as their most recent outage over Christmas eve shows. This was their first outage in the … Continue reading

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Application-layer DDoS claims its latest victims: Wikileaks, Mastercard and Visa.


Application-layer DDoS claims its latest victims: Wikileaks, Mastercard and Visa. What can the security community do to stop application-layer DDoS attacks and the ensuing nuisance for legitimate users of a web site, once and for all? In the latest episode … Continue reading

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