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Impact of Heartbleed Vulnerability(CVE-2014-0160) and your DOSarrest Services

The engineering team at DOSarrest has conducted a full assessment of systems, in the wakeof April 7th’s disclosure of CVE-2014-0160, also known as Heartbleed.With security being our prime focus we immediately started auditing our systems once the alert became public.After a thorough investigation [...]

Apr 14th 2014
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DOSarrest New System software release V3

After over 2 years of research, development and testing we have upgraded our backend software to a completely brand new (V3) release, this is our 3rd major release since 2008 and it’s a major upgrade from our older platform. There are so many new features available immediately and many more to com[...]

Apr 7th 2014

Facts And Tips On How To Stop DDoS Attacks

As with any news event its usually the largest, most deadly or crazy story that grabs the headlines and sometimes the story is covered 24/7 for weeks. You would think there was an out of control pandemic of Ebola about to sweep across the US, even though as of today there is only 2 confirmed cases o[...]

Mar 12th 2014

Beware The Dangers Of Cross Site Scripting – XSS

Cross Site Scripting, or XSS, is a popular attack vector but why is it such a problem and what can you do to avoid becoming a victim?Basically, XSS is a code vulnerability in a website that allows an attacker to inject malicious client-side scripts into a web page. When you visit a site that has bee[...]

Jan 14th 2014

How To Secure Your Website and Increase its Performance

Do you want your website to be fast? Are you potentially losing sales due to a slow site load time? One of the best ways to increase your website’s performance is to take advantage of caching to accelerate the delivery of your site’s content.Websites are of course made up of individual elements.[...]

Jan 6th 2014

How DDoS Attacks Can Impact Your SEO

It seems like a day doesn’t go by without a story popping up on another major DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. In the past couple of months, we’ve seen DDoS attacks on the Australian Federal Police, Reserve Bank of Australia, and RBS. DDoS attacks have plagued businesses and governme[...]

Dec 24th 2013

Why a Vulnerability Assessment is a must

Threats such as SQL injection and cross site scripting (XSS) have plagued online business for years, only lately getting the notoriety that they deserve, but for every threat that is publicized there are many more that never get the same attention. New vulnerabilities are discovered at an alarming r[...]

Nov 18th 2013

Monitoring TCP Connection States

Our newest software release will be a large update from our current software in place, offering many more configuration features and advanced monitoring. Currently, the DOSarrest staff members are already using the new software internally on the admin end, and are going through the final touches bef[...]

Oct 22nd 2013

How to Monitor Anycast

What is Anycast?Anycast is a routing configuration that takes the public IP address of a web service, such as a DNS or a website, and announces its reachability from more than one location. Normally, in a traditional routing configuration, the public IP address of the web service exists in only one [...]

Sep 28th 2013

Is 9/11 really a special date when it comes to DDoS attacks ?

Every year reports come out about an increased threat revolving around a particular date on the calendar, one such date is September 11th. The thing about DDoS attacks are, that they can happen any day or time and you rarely get advanced notice. One exception that we have seen is when extortion is i[...]

Sep 23rd 2013

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