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Canadian banks say they are safe from Heartbleed bug

This week we saw one of the most major internet security flaws in recent years brought to light, Heartbleed- which affects certain versions of OpenSSL. The Canadian Bankers Association made a sweeping statement in which it claimed Canadians can still bank with confidence. A statement that Jag Bains [...]

US regulators warn banks of rise in cyber attacks

Last week, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a warning to the financial sector, saying that they needed to tighten up on their cyber security controls to minimize fraud. In this report from IT Pro Portal, Mark Teolis says how financial institutions are by no means[...]

Headless browsers: legitimate software that enables attack

Mark Teolis and Jag Bains give an account of what happens when malicious actors use headless browsers to facilitate a DDoS attack on a website and how it can be prevented in this piece on IT Pro Portal.Click here to read the entire article.[...]

DOSarrest comments on SC Magazine UK article DDoS attacks soar as cyber-criminals hit Basecamp

Jag Bains, CTO for DOSarrest provides comments on the latest DDoS attack on Basecamp.Click here to read the entire article.[...]

DOSarrest comments on the DDoS attack extortion attempt on Basecamp

Yesterday, project management website, Basecamp was hit by a DDoS attack that attempted to extort the company. Commenting in CloudPro, Daniel Korel, security analyst, said that attacks such as these are relatively easy to carry out, so partnering with a good cloud-based DDoS mitigation provider is a[...]

DOSarrest answers FAQs on MTGox Bitcoin loss

Earlier this month Jag Bains explains some frequently asked questions regarding the Mt Gox Bitcoin loss in this piece on New Media Knowledge.Click here to read the entire article.[...]

Headless browser attacks discussed with IT Security Guru

Following an in depth discussion with Dan Raywood, the editor of IT Security Guru, Jag Bains takes his place as today’s Guru discussing the dangers that headless browsers present when using them to launch DDoS attacks.Click here to read the entire article.[...]

DOSarrest podcast with Martin McKeay from Network Security Blog at RSA 2014

Jag Bains, CTO for DOSarrest speaks with Martin McKeay at RSA 2014 on how we provide DDoS protection to our clients.Click here to listen to the podcastClick here to view the page on Network Security Blog[...]

Why having a DDoS Playbook is essential for your organisation

Of course we know why it is essential to have a DDoS playbook ready to go in case things go wrong, it’s our business to.But for everyone else, Jag Bains explains why in this post on Tech Radar Pro. It’s all about 75% preparation and 25% organized action.Click here to read the entire article[...]

DOSarrest article Defending Yourself From Cyber Attack

Mark Teolis, general manager at DOSarrest offers insight into this new and worrying trend and advises on how the education sector can protect themselves from attack. Please click on this link to view the web version.http://flickread.com/edition/Buxton/52fba88539fed/ [...]

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