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Security Compass Launches DDoS BlackBox Testing Service, 'DDoS Strike,' to ... - PR Web (press release)

Security Compass Launches DDoS BlackBox Testing Service, 'DDoS Strike,' to ...
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Security Compass launches a Blackbox DDoS testing service called DDoS Strike to replicate layer 3-7 attacks in a controlled and safe environment.
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I think this is a good concept for companies to secure themself from cyber threats.

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Microsoft's Support Ends for Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft's Support Ends for Windows XP and Office 2003 | My English Webpage - Kevin van der Linde | Scoop.it
Microsoft's support for two major products ends today: Windows XP and Office 2003. As a result, the company will no longer release security updates for eit.
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Here's another peek at Google's build-your-own-smartphone project

Here's another peek at Google's build-your-own-smartphone project | My English Webpage - Kevin van der Linde | Scoop.it
Project Ara has only exploded in prominence since Google unloaded Motorola earlier this year, and now we're getting yet another peek at the work in progress. The Phonebloks team just released a video showing off the ...
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doing this opens a lot of opportunuties for company's to design their ow block to place on your phone. an innovative way to make your phone more your phone

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Police underprepared to respond to cyber attacks - Telegraph.co.uk

Police underprepared to respond to cyber attacks - Telegraph.co.uk | My English Webpage - Kevin van der Linde | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Police underprepared to respond to cyber attacks Telegraph.co.uk In 2012 the Government set out in its Strategic Policing Requirement (SPR) that police forces must be prepared for five areas of threat – terrorism, civil emergencies,...
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How information and communications technology (ICT) can connect children from around the world

How information and communications technology (ICT) can connect children from around the world | My English Webpage - Kevin van der Linde | Scoop.it
How can ICT help children learn about people from other cultures? Teacher Wilma Gordon will this week collect an eTwinning European prize for an online school project which joined together primary school pupils from around Europe.
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DDoS Attackers New Tactics Amplify Attack Sizes and Hide Identities

DDoS Attackers New Tactics Amplify Attack Sizes and Hide Identities | My English Webpage - Kevin van der Linde | Scoop.it
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) perpetrators changed tactics in Q3 2013 to boost denial of service attack sizes and hide their identities.
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Melf's curator insight, April 18, 2014 9:25 AM

Some new kind of DDOS attack that keeps the identities a secret.

They DDOS from PC's that arent protected well enough. They do this so that the victim PC will act as the DDOS attacker instead of the real machine that was being used.

Melf's curator insight, April 25, 2014 9:03 AM

I hate these new methods, because i have experienced these things myself. When playing games they target your IP so you lose connection. In that case you lose and they will get all the points. So they are actually cheating.