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February 09, 2017 - SC Magazine

Hackers use Mirai code, blended tactics to launch DDoS attack in 2016

Nexusguard's Q4 Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Threat Report noted that the release of the Mirai botnet source code in August led to the number of IoT devices infected with Mirai to more than double in just two months from 213,000 to 493,000. This gave the bad guys the ability to launch series of 200 gigabyte per second DDoS attacks culminating in the massive attack on DynDNS in October.

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February 08, 2017 - BetaNews

DDoS tactics shift towards a blended approach

Cyber security company NexusGuard has released its latest threat report for the final quarter of 2016, and notes a shift towards blended DDoS attacks combining multiple vulnerabilities with the intent of overloading targeted monitoring, detection and logging systems.

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February 08, 2017 - Press Release

Nexusguard DDoS research shows hackers used blended cyberattacks on financial, government sectors

Cybersecurity analysts advise businesses take action to avoid overloading systems

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February 01, 2017 - Intheblack

Service denied! The new cybercriminal attack that can take down the world's largest websites

DDoS specialist Nexusguard recently named as the Asia-Pacific region’s second most targeted country (China was number one). Australia’s 2570 DDoS attacks in the 2016 September quarter represented a 40 per cent jump over the previous quarter.

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January 20, 2017 - Cybersecurity Ventures

DDoS attacks are the most dangerous cyber threat to every organization in the world

High throughput DDoS attacks take down major websites. IoT botnet attacks on the rise, may force IT infrastructures to the cloud. Blizzard of DDoS attacks to continue through 2020.

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January 12, 2017 - Enterprise Innovation

Three ways retailers can safeguard against cybercrime

According to a recent report by Nexusguard, DDoS attacks increased 43 percent in Q2 to 34,000 attacks in the Asia-Pacific region and 83 percent worldwide. The largest increase was seen in Hong Kong, where attacks rose an astonishing 57 percent. 

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November 09, 2016 - Press Release

Switching to IoT Botnets Took APAC Businesses Offline, Reveals Nexusguard DDoS Research

Analysts anticipate businesses will overhaul signature-based detection to spot and mitigate attacks

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November 08, 2016 - eSecurity Planet

Massive DDoS Attacks Disable Internet Access Throughout Liberia

According to Nexusguard's Q3 2016 DDoS Threat Report, the number of reflection-based DDoS attacks fell more than 40 percent during the third quarter of the year, while IoT-based botnets reached unprecedented speeds. The U.S. saw the most attack events in the third quarter, followed by China, Russia and the United Kingdom.

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November 01, 2016 - Press Release

Switching to IoT Botnets Took Businesses Offline, Reveals Nexusguard DDoS Research

Analysts anticipate businesses will overhaul signature-based detection to spot and mitigate attacks

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October 11, 2016 - Press Release

Nexusguard and Clearmanage Join Forces to Protect Enterprise Organizations in Singapore

Nexusguard, a global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation, today announced it has teamed up with Clearmanage, a regional cloud computing services provider, to defend Singapore enterprises against DDoS attacks. 

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August 14, 2016 - Press Release

Nexusguard DDoS Research Reveals 43 Percent Attack Increase in Asia-Pacific region

Analysts predict cyberattacks will continue to grow with tensions about Summer Olympics and political disputes

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August 10, 2016 - Press Release

Nexusguard Places in Top 25 on Cybersecurity 500 List for Six Quarters in a Row

Cloud-enabled DDoS mitigation firm earns No. 24 ranking as longest-standing Top 25 member among IT security innovators

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July 28, 2016 - SC Magazine

Q2 DDoS activity up 83%, report

Nexusguard researchers noticed an 83 percent uptick in DDoS attacks in Q2 2016 compared to Q1.

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July 27, 2016 - Press Release

Nexusguard DDoS Research Reveals 80 Percent Attack Increase

Analysts predict cyberattacks will continue to grow with tensions about Summer Olympics, U.S. elections

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June 14, 2016 - Press Release

Nexusguard Wins Prestigious Customer Service Award for Four Years in a Row

Nexusguard, the global leader in DDoS mitigation, today announced it has been awarded Asia Pacific Customer Service Consortium’s “Customer Service Quality Standard (CSQS) certification” for the fourth consecutive year. 

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May 09, 2016 - The VAR Guy

Nexusguard: DDoS Researchers Most Likely Victims of DDoS Attacks

Attack research groups are more likely to be hit with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks than any other organization, according to a new study from Nexusguard.

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May 06, 2016 - SC Magazine UK

DDoS researchers are among most DDoSed

Nexusguard's Q1 2016 report has found that one of the favorite targets of DDoS attackers are attack researchers.

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May 06, 2016 - ITProPortal

Hackers target security researchers with DDoS attacks

According to a new report from cyber security company Nexusguard, an attack research group, Loryka LLC, was the number one target in the first quarter of this year, with 90 DDoS attacks.

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May 04, 2016 - Press Release

Nexusguard Analysts: Attack Researchers Are Top DDoS Target

Geopolitical events continue to fuel uptick in region-specific cyberattacks

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April 29, 2016 - SC Magazine

ICYMI: Facebook flaw; Verizon report; 5 Cisco alerts; TalkTalk arrest; Crime up

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Facebook backdoor; Verizon findings; Cisco vulnerabilities; 6th TalkTalk arrest; cyber-crime rampant.

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Press Contacts

Benjamin Yip
Head of Marketing
E: Benjamin.Yip@Nexusguard.com

Crystal Ngan
Senior Marketing Communications Executive, Asia Pacific
D: +852 3526 0626
E: Crystal.Ngan@Nexusguard.com

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