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  • Akamai sees record-setting spikes in size and volume of DDoS attacks

    The size and volume of distributed denial-of-service attacks has exploded in the past year, with a 389 percent increase in average attack bandwidth between the third quarter of 2013 and the third quarter of 2014, according to an Internet security report from Akamai Technologies.

    Written by Grant Gross24 Oct. 14 03:59
  • Improved patch tackles new Shellshock attack vectors

    System administrators who spent last week making sure their computers are patched against Shellshock, a critical vulnerability in the Bash Unix command-line interpreter, will have to install a new patch that addresses additional attack vectors.

    Written by Lucian Constantin29 Sept. 14 23:31
Features about Akamai Technologies
  • Is it time to move your databases to the Cloud?

    Akamai Technologies, an engineering-heavy company that delivers a sizable chunk of the Internet's total traffic every day, is generally inclined to solve its technology challenges in house. Corey Scobie, vice president for Open Platform at Akamai, summarizes the company's default engineering culture and philosophy as, simply, "We should built it."

    Written by John Moore08 Oct. 14 01:48