Posts Tagged ‘Prolexic’

DDoS attack alertDDOS Attacks have Increased in Number and Size

According to statistics Prolexic Technologies, in January-March 2013 the average power of DDoS-attacks increased by 718% to 48.25 Gb / s. Moreover, the experts pointed upward trend to growth of pps-indicator: last quarter it reached 32.4 million packets per second. This indicator is usually not taken into account in statistical reports, but attacks with high pps aimed, primarily, on a conclusion out of operation such elements of infrastructure, as network interface cards and boundary routers. To cope with multi-million pps-flow can only the most expensive devices, the threshold is definitely lower than the other. (more…)

Hackers attackAccording to experts, the wave of hacker attacks on U.S. financial institutions has weakened, but may resume.

According to analysts from antivirus company Prolexic, specializing in the protection of the leading financial institutions in the USA, the recent wave of hacker attacks on U.S. banks subsided this week. However, experts say that, judging from the behavior of attackers, the attacks may continue.

Recall victims of hackers are already companies such as Wells Fargo, US Bancorp, PNC Financial Services Group, Citigroup, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase. Sites of these companies used by many users to regularly conduct various banking transactions. (more…)