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In response to the Logjam vulnerability discussed in this disclosure, Akamai is continuing to analyze its production servers to determine if it supports the relevant Diffie-Hellman ciphers that would leave customers vulnerable to Logjam.We have determined that Akamai hosts on our Free Flow and Secure Content Delivery Networks are not vulnerable. We do recommend customers check their origin. We also recommend that anyone using a web browser, running a server
Today we release the Q1 2015 State of the Internet Security Report. You can grab it here, but we've been previewing it for the last few weeks in the Akamai Blog:Q1 2015 SOTI Security Preview: 7 Attack VectorsIn this final preview before the report's release, we look at the most-used attack vectors for the quarter.Coming Soon: The Q1 2015 State of the Internet Security ReportAmong the Q1 2015 highlights:We saw
The past fortnight has been a hectic period for Akamai's security teams in Australia and New Zealand. We've been approached by a number of financial organisations, and large and medium sized business to help mitigate DDoS threats from DD4BC. If you're not familiar with DD4BC, here is a updated writeup on their extortion attempts by Bill Brenner
We continue to preview sections of the Q1 2015 State of the Internet Security Report (SOTI Security) due out later this month. So far, we've told you about the continuing trend of website defacements and DNS Hijacking, the potential security risks of widespread IPv6 adoption, and the significance of a 100 GBPS attack. We've also given an overview of Q1 DDoS activity.
We continue to preview sections of the Q1 2015 State of the Internet Security Report due out later this month.So far, we've told you about the continuing trend of website defacements and DNS Hijacking, the potential security risks of widespread IPv6 adoption, and the significance of a 100 GBPS attack.Among the Q1 2015 highlights:We saw a record number of DDoS attacks recorded on the Prolexic network - more than double
DD4BC, a malicious group responsible for several Bitcoin extortion campaigns last year, is expanding its extortion and distributed denial of service (DDoS) campaigns. In recent days, Akamai has had to protect a growing number of customers from these attacks. Researchers from Akamai's PLXsert and CSIRT teams continue to research DD4BC's threats and attack activity, and this afternoon released a new bulletin to Akamai customers through the company's Luna portal
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Boston chapter will hold it's monthly meeting Wednesday night at Akamai headquarters. Details below.
SOURCE Boston will be held later this month at the Marriott Courtyard. Several people from Akamai InfoSec will be there volunteering, working the Akamai booth and attending talks. The full agenda is below.
BSides Boston is Saturday at Microsoft, 1 Cambridge Center. Several people from Akamai InfoSec will be there volunteering, working the Akamai booth and attending talks. The full agenda is below.