The Largest DDoS Attacks & What You Can Learn From Them

A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) is an attack that focuses on making the website unavailable to its legitimate users. DDoS attacks can produce service interruptions, introduce large response delays, and cause various business losses.
Denial-of-Service Attacks result in two ways —they either flood services or crash services. Attackers execute DDoS through computers and smart devices. Given this, it’s common for attackers to make use of IoT devices that are internet-accessible.  IoT devices refers to any electronic that can connect to the internet and transmit data, such as toys, smart TVs, and monitors of any kind.
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How to Stop a DDoS Attack & Prevent Future Attacks

DDoS attacks are a growing threat for websites. But do you know how to mitigate them in their tracks? We’ll cover some essential fundamentals on stopping a DDoS attack and preventing them from happening in the future.
Specifically, as a webmaster, keeping your site online during large traffic spikes is what you strive for. We simply want to make sure the traffic spikes are legitimate and harmless.
What is a DDoS Attack?
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New 3-Second DDoS Mitigation SLA is 3x Faster and the Industry’s Best

Back in 2018, we made waves with a groundbreaking DDoS Mitigation SLA (service level agreement) for our DDoS Protection service that guaranteed to mitigate DDoS attacks in under 10 seconds. Now, we’ve upped the ante to ensure DDoS attack mitigation with a new, industry-best three seconds-or-less guarantee. The Importance of Time to Mitigation (TTM) This […]
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How to Know If You Are under DDoS Attack

Nowadays, DDoS is a pretty recognizable term. Though many webmasters don’t know exactly what a DDoS attack is—its method is very subtle to identify—they’re pretty sure it’s a bad thing. And that’s a correct assumption. In this article, we will focus on how to know if your website is under attack and how to protect it from it.
What is a DDoS Attack?
DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service. Like the name implies, a DDoS attack focuses on damaging a service such as:

a website,
an internet service provider (ISP),
the Nasdaq Stock Market,
a NASA probe,
a game server.

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UK’s Largest Mobile Carrier Relies on AWS and Imperva FlexProtect for Web Delivery and 360-Degree Application Protection

In today’s highly-competitive telecommunications market, the website is integral to successful and fast customer service. Downtime due to intrusion, data breach, or DDoS attack is intolerable. It’s why ten of the largest global telecommunications providers have chosen Imperva, including BT mobile subsidiary, EE.With nearly 30 million subscribers, EE, as part of its parent division BT […]
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