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Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core
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Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core

Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says the initiative aims to take the complexity out of zero trust architecture
24 Jun 2022
IT Pro News in Review: UK tech raises $16bn, Microsoft acquires Miburo, largest DDoS attack mitigated
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IT Pro News in Review: UK tech raises $16bn, Microsoft acquires Miburo, largest DDoS attack mitigated

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
17 Jun 2022
Cloudflare mitigates biggest ever HTTPS DDoS attack
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Cloudflare mitigates biggest ever HTTPS DDoS attack

A botnet generated over 212 million HTTPS requests from over 1,500 networks in 121 countries
15 Jun 2022
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's behind a 503 error, but there are steps you can take to get back online
27 May 2022
Ukraine's vigilante IT army now has a DDoS bot to automate attacks against Russia
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Ukraine's vigilante IT army now has a DDoS bot to automate attacks against Russia

The 270,000-strong IT Army of Ukraine will now combine supporters' cloud infrastructure to strengthen the daily attacks against their invaders
19 May 2022
Russian hackers declare war on 10 countries after failed Eurovision DDoS attack
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Russian hackers declare war on 10 countries after failed Eurovision DDoS attack

Italian police thwart cyber attacks on Eurovision's voting systems from the Russian-linked hacker group Killnet after the same group targeted public s…
16 May 2022
DDoS attacks surge to record numbers in 2022 as a result of Russia-Ukraine war
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DDoS attacks surge to record numbers in 2022 as a result of Russia-Ukraine war

Cases this year saw some of the longest-lasting DDoS attacks ever seen as hacktivists assembled to take on their enemies in the ongoing cyber war betw…
26 Apr 2022
Should your business worry about Russian cyber attacks?
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Should your business worry about Russian cyber attacks?

What is the real Russian cyber security threat facing UK businesses, and how can organisations protect themselves?
7 Apr 2022
IT Pro News In Review: UK likely to pay ransom, OnwardMobility shuts, and Russia blamed for hacks
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IT Pro News In Review: UK likely to pay ransom, OnwardMobility shuts, and Russia blamed for hacks

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
25 Feb 2022
Russian cyber attacks on Ukraine: What we know so far
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Russian cyber attacks on Ukraine: What we know so far

A score of additional attacks on the Ukrainian government and other critical services have been reported this week, as Russia officially declares war …
25 Feb 2022
UK, US officials say Russia was behind DDoS attacks against Ukraine
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UK, US officials say Russia was behind DDoS attacks against Ukraine

The Russian Embassy in the US slammed the accusations as "baseless statements"
21 Feb 2022
Ukrainian Ministry of Defence hit by DDoS attack
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Ukrainian Ministry of Defence hit by DDoS attack

Ukraine’s largest commercial bank and State Savings Bank were also hit by cyber attacks
16 Feb 2022
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
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What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
11 Feb 2022
Podcast transcript: Inside the DDoS arms race
Podcast transcript: Inside the DDoS arms race
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Podcast transcript: Inside the DDoS arms race

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
28 Jan 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Inside the DDoS arms race
The IT Pro Podcast: Inside the DDoS arms race
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The IT Pro Podcast: Inside the DDoS arms race

They’re still among the most common cyber attacks - but what makes DDoS so popular?
28 Jan 2022
DDoS attacks are still a key weapon for corporate extortion
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DDoS attacks are still a key weapon for corporate extortion

Ransomware isn’t the only rotten fruit, with DDoS attacks deployed both as an extra twist of the knife – and on their own
26 Jan 2022
Europol reveals how ransomware gangs are evolving to evade capture
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Europol reveals how ransomware gangs are evolving to evade capture

The annual crime report explains how ransomware continues to grow in profitability despite recent capture attempts, and the novel ways DDoS attackers …
12 Nov 2021
Oracle joins Cloudflare's Bandwidth Alliance
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Oracle joins Cloudflare's Bandwidth Alliance

Database giant will adjust cloud transfer fees for Cloudflare customers
10 Nov 2021
DDoS attacks are crippling UK VoIP operators
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DDoS attacks are crippling UK VoIP operators

Businesses and emergency services are among customers hit by outages at VoIP firms
27 Oct 2021
Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack
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Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack

The record-breaking attack targeted one of the company's European Azure customers in August
12 Oct 2021
Owner of DDoS for hire sites found guilty of hacking offences
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Owner of DDoS for hire sites found guilty of hacking offences

Matthew Gatrel faces 35 years in prison when he is sentenced in January 2022
17 Sep 2021
Australia internet banking outage blamed on DDoS mitigation service
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Australia internet banking outage blamed on DDoS mitigation service

A technical issue with Akamai's DDoS platform crashed a number of online banking services
17 Jun 2021
NETSCOUT threat intelligence report
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NETSCOUT threat intelligence report

Cyber crime: Exploiting a pandemic
18 May 2021