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Cat and Mouse: Web Attacks Increasingly Sidestep WAF Protections

Recently, the Akamai Threat Research Team unveiled a unique distributed brute force attack campaign targeting nearly five hundred WordPress applications. What's interesting about this campaign? It clearly demonstrates how Web attackers are becoming more sophisticated, attempting to evade security controls - specifically Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and rate control protections.

Continue reading on "The Security Ledger": https://securityledger.com/2014/12/cat-and-mouse-web-attacks-increasingly-sidestep-waf-protections/

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