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HiveShield 2.5 is Out!

We’re thrilled to announce the availability of HiveShield v2.5 with the following new features: HiveShield can now be placed “behind” Amazon’s ELB, or any other load balancer. This provides several advantages: Benefit from Amazon’s ability to absorb low-level network attacks Terminate SSL/TLS at Amazon’s ELB, and as a result: Manage all of your SSL/TLS [...]
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Advanced DDoS Autoscaling

In the above graph: WAF “sandwich” private subnet would be the subnet in which your HiveShield instances live, set-up to autoscale up and down, as demand increases and subsides. The “ELB” on the left will be called the “Upstream ELB” in the instructions below The “ELB” on the right will be called the “Downstream ELB” in […]
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HiveShield 2.3 is Out!

We’re thrilled to announce that HiveShield Version 2.3 is available on the AWS Marketplace. New Features Include Per-Host Settings: Host Aliases so you don’t have to have separate Virtual Hosts for “www.yoursite.com” and “yoursite.com” Pass-Thru Mode for a specific Virtual Host, such that all traffic is allowed for that specific Virtual Host only. [...]
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DDoS Reflection Attacks

DDoS Reflection Attacks are a particularly effective vector in a perpetrator’s tool chest to take your site offline, as they allow the attacker to summon a much smaller number of their zombie robots. Other types of attacks require the perpetrator to summon a large amount of their zombie robots to take-down your site. How it […]
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Halloween DDoS News

  Anonymous attacks two Japanese airports UK e-tailers hit by suspected DDoS barrage Attackers hijack CCTV cameras and network-attached storage devices to launch DDoS attacks DDoS scammers collect $20,000 with Ashley Madison extortion  
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Aria’s £15,000 Bounty

Aria PC Technology vows to fight DDoS attackers – When e-tailers fight back, and this apparently isn’t Aria‘s first rodeo: “A year or so ago we suffered from a website attack. A £10,000 bounty was put on this to help us catch them. This resulted in two raids by the Police in North London, confiscation of […]
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Star Wars Episode VII: Arclight Fan-DoS

      At HiveWind, we’re undying fans of both Arclight Cinemas and Star Wars. So when tickets went on sale for Episode VII, we jumped into the fray with everybody else. Of course, this surge in traffic is very likely to trip-up just about every typical DDoS solution’s “statistical model“, triggering what we at […]
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October DDoS News

Rossiya Segodnya Information Agency Suffers Major DDoS Attack LTE Security Flaw Allows Data Spoofing And DDoS Attacks, Affects All Android Devices DDoS Attacks Can Bypass Mitigation Services by Taking Aim at a Website’s Origin IP S&T’s plan to mitigate and prevent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ( See: Science and Technology Directorate ) Cheap tools fuel DDoS [...]
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September DDoS News

Hackers threaten to take down websites of Hong Kong banks unless they pay bitcoin ransoms Spooks, plod and security industry join to chase bank hacker Cyber-Extortionists Targeting the Financial Sector Are Demanding Bitcoin Ransoms Botnet preying on Linux computers delivers potent DDoS attacks Most DDoS attacks hiding something more sinister, Neustar warns Rutgers University’s computer [...]
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HiveShield 2.0 on Amazon AWS Marketplace

As previously pre-announced, HiveShield 2.0 is now available in the Amazon AWS Marketplace. Of note: “Near-Zero Spam” Blog and Forum Spam Protection Slashed prices. c3.xlarge is down from $0.36/hour to $0.28/hour Support for the EC2 C4 Instances, including the c4.xlarge, with Network Throughput rated as “High”, roughly 5 times the c3.xlarge’s [...]
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