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Holiday Traffic Report, HPACK Feature Of HTTP/2 And More in This Weeks News

Holiday Traffic Report, HPACK Feature Of HTTP/2 And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Real-time insights on holiday traffic Fastly, given they provide CDN services to a lot of businesses, has an unique view of real-time aggregated traffic patterns on the web. This past week, they’ve decided to share these insights in a detailed article. Fact of the matter is that 30% of ... http://www.globaldots.com/holiday-traffic-report/
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Mirai Botnet vs Dyn - The Attack that Brought Down Half of US Internet

Mirai Botnet vs Dyn - The Attack that Brought Down Half of US Internet | Web Performance | Scoop.it
One of the fastest growing segments in the IT world is definitely the DDoS sector. As we mentioned in a recent article (The DDoS of The Year!), in 2016 we witnessed a huge rise in number of infected devices as well as the sheer amount of traffic they generate as a botnet. And numbers don’t lie &... http://www.globaldots.com/mirai-botnet-vs-dyn-attack-brought-half-us-internet/
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Bad Bots Are Getting Smarter, Overview of The Current DDoS Landscape And More in This Weeks News

Bad Bots Are Getting Smarter, Overview of The Current DDoS Landscape And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Bots are becoming more humanlike With new technologies, bots will soon be able to act more like humans than humans themselves. According to various reports, bot operators control a percentage of PCs around the world and users are unaware of it. In the US, one estimate was 6%. When bot operators ... http://www.globaldots.com/bad-bots-getting-smarter-overview-current-ddos-landscape-weeks-news/
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10Tbps DDoS Attacks Are Coming, How to Prepare for The Leap Second And More in This Weeks News

10Tbps DDoS Attacks Are Coming, How to Prepare for The Leap Second And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
DDoS attacks of unseen volume are arriving in 4 months The latest DDoS attack against Dyn has had serious consequences, and was only 1.2Tbps in volume. According to several sources, this is just the tip of the iceberg because the attack was launched by amateurs. So what happens when well-funded ... http://www.globaldots.com/10tbps-ddos-attacks-coming-prepare-leap-second-weeks-news/
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DDoS Mitigation Is Becoming a High Volume Low Margin Business, How Fastly A/B Tests at The Edge And More in This Weeks News

DDoS Mitigation Is Becoming a High Volume Low Margin Business, How Fastly A/B Tests at The Edge And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
High volume, low margin means domination for giants like Akamai Right now, as Bizety clearly states, Akamai has the biggest market opportunity ever in the DDoS Mitigation service industry. Reason for this is that DDoS mitigation is splitting up into two market segments – one segment being... http://www.globaldots.com/ddos-mitigation-becoming-high-volume-low-margin-business-fastly-ab-tests-edge-weeks-news/
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Dyn Goes Down For Less Than a Dollar, How Does The CDN Ecosystem Look Like And More in This Weeks News

Dyn Goes Down For Less Than a Dollar, How Does The CDN Ecosystem Look Like And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
The East Coast internet outage – what happened? This past Friday, October 21st Dyn sustained a massive DDoS attack against their Managed DNS infrastructure which took down the entire east coast with them. Sites like Twitter, Amazon, Spotify and many more were completely shut off from the ... http://www.globaldots.com/dyn-goes-less-dollar-cdn-ecosystem-look-like-weeks-news/
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HTTP Pages Will be Marked as Non-Secure, Source Code for Mirai DDoS Malware Released And More in This Weeks News

HTTP Pages Will be Marked as Non-Secure, Source Code for Mirai DDoS Malware Released And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Chrome will mark all non-HTTPS pages as non-secure on January 2017 As we all know, Chrome offers users an indicator that marks their connections as secure connections or non-secure connection via an icon in the address bar. HTTPS connections have an extra layer of security while HTTP websites... http://www.globaldots.com/http-pages-will-marked-non-secure-soon-source-code-mirai-ddos-malware-released-weeks-news/
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CDNetworks Expands Their Presence Across EMEA, GlobalDots Linkedin Group And More in This Weeks News

CDNetworks Expands Their Presence Across EMEA, GlobalDots Linkedin Group And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
CDNetworks launches its EMEA subsidiary CDNetworks, a global content delivery (CDN) and cloud security provider announced on 20th September that they are launching their EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) subsidiary. Their dedicated support team and technical experts are going to be based... http://www.globaldots.com/cdnetworks-expands-presence-across-emea-globaldots-linkedin-group-weeks-news/
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Introducing The New Wowza Player, World's First Fully Featured IPv6 CDN And More in This Weeks News

Introducing The New Wowza Player, World's First Fully Featured IPv6 CDN And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Wowza Player Wowza Media Systems just unveiled the new Wowza Player at IBC 2016. Wowza player is an embeddable HTML5 player with a basic user interface that supports dimension resizing, play, pause, seek, variable bitrate playback, DVR capabilities and easy-to-use JavaScript API. The new e... http://www.globaldots.com/introducing-new-wowza-player-worlds-first-fully-featured-ipv6-cdn-weeks-news/
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Riot Rage in Gabon Leads to Internet Shutdown, LinkedIn is Being Scraped by Bots for Over a Year Now And More in This Weeks News

Riot Rage in Gabon Leads to Internet Shutdown, LinkedIn is Being Scraped by Bots for Over a Year Now And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
CloudFlare informs of internet shutdown in Gabon Three people were killed and around 1000 were arrested in Gabon in a second day of rioting after the re-election of Ali Bongo as President. Additionally, CloudFlare witnessed a sudden shutdown of internet access from Gabon to sites that use their... http://www.globaldots.com/riot-rage-gabon-leads-internet-shutdown-aws-scales-ddos-capabilities-weeks-news/
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CPSC is Behind The Internet's Largest DDoS Attacks, Akamai Publishes Traffic Data For The 2016 Summer Games And More in This Weeks News

CPSC is Behind The Internet's Largest DDoS Attacks, Akamai Publishes Traffic Data For The 2016 Summer Games And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) is behind the Internet’s largest DDoS Attacks CPSC’s mission is very clear – to protect consumers from injury by products. Inadvertently CPSC is playing a role in most of the largest DDoS attacks seen on the internet as stated by... http://www.globaldots.com/akamai-publishes-traffic-data-2016-summer-games/
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HTTPS Speed Advantage

HTTPS Speed Advantage | Web Performance | Scoop.it
HTTPS has been around for a while, but is it the right time to make the switch from HTTP? Considering that online presence is a “must” for all serious businesses, the performance of their online assets has also become increasingly important. Having that in mind, one of the main concerns about web... http://www.globaldots.com/https-speed-advantage/
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How to Filter Google Analytics Referral Spam and Bot Traffic

How to Filter Google Analytics Referral Spam and Bot Traffic | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Bots have become a hot topic as online security has become a higher priority and, as we mentioned in a previous article, they hold almost half of all the Internet traffic. Automated and increasingly sophisticated bots have been used to accelerate and simplify online processes. Bots are essential... http://www.globaldots.com/filter-google-analytics-referral-spam-bot-traffic/
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Web Performance Best Practices - Obsolete vs Evergreen

Web Performance Best Practices - Obsolete vs Evergreen | Web Performance | Scoop.it
When users visit a website they expect immediate access to its features and content. Page load time has also become an important metric as the more it takes for the page to load the more it’s likely for the user to have a negative experience, making it less likely to complete the expected action ... http://www.globaldots.com/web-performance-best-practices-obsolete-vs-evergreen/
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Why You Need SSL and Why You Need It Now? (Google Will Love You More)

Why You Need SSL and Why You Need It Now? (Google Will Love You More) | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Once you get involved in doing any type of online business, there’s a lot of technical jargon around and SSL is one of those expressions you frequently bump into. If you are not quite sure what it is, here’s a quick recap. SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer – a standardized protocol that ... http://www.globaldots.com/need-ssl-need-now-google-will-love/
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Banks Are Under Attack, Traffic Insights From The Election Day And More in This Weeks News

Banks Are Under Attack, Traffic Insights From The Election Day And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Banks in the UK & Russia are under attack & the TrickBot Trojan Starting with the Tesco bank in the UK, where the entire savings accounts of 20,000 customers have been wiped out by the attackers, you can already see where this news update is going. They’re still investigating the ... http://www.globaldots.com/banks-attack-traffic-insights-election-day-weeks-news/
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Affiliate Fraud - The Dark Side of Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Fraud - The Dark Side of Affiliate Marketing | Web Performance | Scoop.it
The rise of the Internet has brought new opportunities for businesses, allowing them to reach new markets and audiences as well as specific niches that would remain unreachable otherwise. Affiliate marketing is one such process which substantially empowered online businesses. “Affiliate m... http://www.globaldots.com/affiliate-fraud-dark-side-affiliate-marketing/
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Zero Security?

Zero Security? | Web Performance | Scoop.it
There are endless security risks in the Tech world of today: cars are being hacked, IoT is used in DDoS attacks and ransom Malwares are holding hostage computers. But perhaps one of the most concerning threat out there is the Zero-Day Attack. Tweet this: Zero-Day Attack: Attack that targets a... http://www.globaldots.com/zero-security/
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Numbers From This Year's Presidential Debates, IoT DDoS Attacks Analysis And More in This Weeks News

Numbers From This Year's Presidential Debates, IoT DDoS Attacks Analysis And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Numbers from this year’s Presidential debates We already mentioned some very interesting statistics from Fastly in our last week’s news, but here’s some more debate numbers! Akamai made a page where all statistics from all major debate events are carefully depicted. Looking t... http://www.globaldots.com/numbers-years-presidential-debates-iot-ddos-attacks-analysis-weeks-news/
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What You Need to Know About Anycast Routing

What You Need to Know About Anycast Routing | Web Performance | Scoop.it
When talking about server routing, streaming and CDNs, the expression anycast is one you frequently bump into. It’s one of those words you already know but can’t explain what it stands for and how it works exactly. To put it simple, it’s a networking technique where the same IP address is attri... http://www.globaldots.com/need-know-anycast-routing/
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DDoS of Things

DDoS of Things | Web Performance | Scoop.it
The tendency to connect more and more devices to the Internet has overflown well beyond our computers and smartphones. This high level of interconnection has brought us to be capable of controlling and communicating with anything ranging from garage doors, clothing, fridges, gates, surveillance... http://www.globaldots.com/ddos-things/
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Gabon is Back on The Internet After 4 Days, Video Companies Need Better Security and More in This Weeks News

Gabon is Back on The Internet After 4 Days, Video Companies Need Better Security and More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
Gabon has internet access again Continuing the story from CloudFlare (from last weeks news), Gabon now has internet access again. On the morning of 5th Sept internet connectivity was partially restored starting at around 0500 UTC. Some news reports indicate that internet access has been restored... http://www.globaldots.com/gabon-back-internet/
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What is Above The Fold Time and What to Do With It

What is Above The Fold Time and What to Do With It | Web Performance | Scoop.it
If you’re doing business online, you have noticed the huge impact of your web asset’s performance on customer conversions. In other words, the faster your website’s content reaches your audience, the better results you will achieve. Online users are impatient and expect immediate solutions to the... http://www.globaldots.com/fold-time/
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More Than 1,800 Flights Cancelled at Delta Airlines, "Off-Path" Linux Attacks And More in This Weeks News

More Than 1,800 Flights Cancelled at Delta Airlines, "Off-Path" Linux Attacks And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
More than 1800 flights cancelled due to Delta Airlines system outage On early Monday, August 8, Delta Airlines experienced a massive computer outage that forced it to cancel more than 1800 flights and delay many more. The problem began with a critical power control module at the airline’s... http://www.globaldots.com/1800-flights-cancelled-delta-airlines-path-linux-attacks-weeks-news/
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Stackpath Acquires MaxCDN, Fireblade, Staminus & Cloak, The Year of The Bloodbath And More in This Weeks News

Stackpath Acquires MaxCDN, Fireblade, Staminus & Cloak, The Year of The Bloodbath And More in This Weeks News | Web Performance | Scoop.it
2017 – The Year of The Bloodbath A recent research done by Bizety clearly states that the year of 2017 will be a bloodbath for the CDN industry. The reason is that many valued players in the field will be forced to exit the industry by acquisition or merger. Akamai is no longer an... http://www.globaldots.com/stackpath-acquires-maxcdn-fireblade-staminus-cloak-year-bloodbath-weeks-news/
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