Brian Krebs reveals Mirai’s creator Cyber security journalist and researcher Brian Krebs reportedly discovered the identity of the hacker that created the Mirai malware. The hacker, known online by the pseudonym Anna Senpai, used the malware to recruit hundreds of thousand of unsecured IoT devices[...]
Real-time insights on holiday traffic Fastly, given they provide CDN services to a lot of businesses, has an unique view of real-time aggregated traffic patterns on the web. This past week, they've decided to share these insights in a detailed article. Fact of the matter is that 30% of annual[...]
The rise of the Internet has brought new opportunities for businesses, allowing them to reach new markets and audiences as well as specific niches that would remain unreachable otherwise. Affiliate marketing is one such process which substantially empowered online businesses.
Chrome will mark all non-HTTPS pages as non-secure on January 2017 As we all know, Chrome offers users an indicator that marks their connections as secure connections or non-secure connection via an icon in the address bar. HTTPS connections have an extra layer of security while HTTP websites[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Bots have become a hot topic as online security has become a higher priority and, as we mentioned in a previous article, they hold almost half of all the Internet traffic. Automated and increasingly sophisticated bots have been used to accelerate and simplify online processes.
New sports streaming record The 7.3 Tbps traffic peak was hit during Portugal - France championship match which eclipsed the former 7.0 Tbps record generated by the Argentina - Netherlands semifinal match in the 2014 World Cup, as Akamai reports. This peak traffic was generated by more than 3.3[...]
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