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DDoS of Things

September 22, 2016 Published in: Internet,Security Author: Goran Čandrlić

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The tendency to connect more and more devices to the Internet has overflown well beyond our computers and smartphones. This high level of interconnection has brought us to be capable of controlling and communicating with anything ranging from garage doors, clothing, fridges, gates, surveillance cameras, security sensors, watches, pet equipment or even umbrellas. Everything labelled […]

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Introducing The New Wowza Player, World’s First Fully Featured IPv6 CDN And More in This Weeks News

September 19, 2016 Published in: Analytics,CDN,Cloud,Internet,Mobile,News,Security,Streaming,Website Speed Author: Goran Čandrlić

Wowza Player

Wowza Player Wowza Media Systems just unveiled the new Wowza Player at IBC 2016. Wowza player is an embeddable HTML5 player with a basic user interface that supports dimension resizing, play, pause, seek, variable bitrate playback, DVR capabilities and easy-to-use JavaScript API. The new embeddable media player is designed to complement existing Wowza workflows for adaptive bitrate […]

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Gabon is Back on The Internet After 4 Days, Video Companies Need Better Security and More in This Weeks News

September 12, 2016 Published in: Analytics,Cloud,Internet,News,Security,Streaming Author: Goran Čandrlić

Gabon Internet Access

Gabon has internet access again Continuing the story from CloudFlare (from last weeks news), Gabon now has internet access again. On the morning of 5th Sept internet connectivity was partially restored starting at around 0500 UTC. Some news reports indicate that internet access has been restored in the capital but that access to social media […]

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Riot Rage in Gabon Leads to Internet Shutdown, LinkedIn is Being Scraped by Bots for Over a Year Now And More in This Weeks News

September 6, 2016 Published in: Analytics,Cloud,Internet,News,Security Author: Luka Labrovic

Gabon Post Election

CloudFlare informs of internet shutdown in Gabon Three people were killed and around 1000 were arrested in Gabon in a second day of rioting after the re-election of Ali Bongo as President. Additionally, CloudFlare witnessed a sudden shutdown of internet access from Gabon to sites that use their services. Along with that information, they’ve submitted […]

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What is Above The Fold Time and What to Do With It

August 30, 2016 Published in: Website Speed Author: Goran Čandrlić

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If you’re doing business online, you have noticed the huge impact of your web asset’s performance on customer conversions. In other words, the faster your website’s content reaches your audience, the better results you will achieve. Online users are impatient and expect immediate solutions to their requests and problems. As mentioned in previous articles, a […]

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CPSC is Behind The Internet’s Largest DDoS Attacks, Akamai Publishes Traffic Data For The 2016 Summer Games And More in This Weeks News

August 29, 2016 Published in: Cloud,Internet,News Author: Luka Labrovic

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Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) is behind the Internet’s largest DDoS Attacks CPSC’s mission is very clear – to protect consumers from injury by products. Inadvertently CPSC is playing a role in most of the largest DDoS attacks seen on the internet as stated by CloudFlare in their article. It’s actually called an amplification DDoS […]

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More Than 1,800 Flights Cancelled at Delta Airlines, “Off-Path” Linux Attacks And More in This Weeks News

August 22, 2016 Published in: CDN,Cloud,eCommerce,Internet,News,Security,Streaming,Website Speed Author: Luka Labrovic

Delta Airlines

More than 1800 flights cancelled due to Delta Airlines system outage On early Monday, August 8, Delta Airlines experienced a massive computer outage that forced it to cancel more than 1800 flights and delay many more. The problem began with a critical power control module at the airline’s technology command centre which caused a surge […]

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HTTPS Speed Advantage

August 9, 2016 Published in: Internet,Security,Website Speed Author: Goran Čandrlić

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HTTPS has been around for a while, but is it the right time to make the switch from HTTP? Considering that online presence is a “must” for all serious businesses, the performance of their online assets has also become increasingly important. Having that in mind, one of the main concerns about web performance is how […]

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WAF Makes Attackers Bark, Not Bite

August 3, 2016 Published in: Cloud,Internet,Security Author: Ithai Lahat

Web Application Firewall

Cloud web application firewall is probably one of the most popular preventive and/or detective security controls for web applications today. Image Source Hacking can sometimes be a mere child’s play. Literally! Take a look at Troy Hunt, founder of breach site haveibeenpwned.com, teaching in 2012 his 3 year old boy how to hack a website using […]

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Stackpath Acquires MaxCDN, Fireblade, Staminus & Cloak, The Year of The Bloodbath And More in This Weeks News

August 2, 2016 Published in: Analytics,CDN,Cloud,Internet,News,Streaming,Website Speed Author: Luka Labrovic

CDN Global

2017 – The Year of The Bloodbath A recent research done by Bizety clearly states that the year of 2017 will be a bloodbath for the CDN industry. The reason is that many valued players in the field will be forced to exit the industry by acquisition or merger. Akamai is no longer an obvious industry […]

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