17th October, 2016 2 Min read
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We already mentioned some very interesting statistics from Fastly in our last week’s news, but here’s some more debate numbers! Akamai made a page where all statistics from all major debate events are carefully depicted. Looking through this page, you will have a clear picture of just how much viewers are engaged in the elections by seeing the max peak traffic, audience size and average bitrate.
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Cloudflare endured some attacks in the near past that came from devices that had port 23 (telnet) open or closed, never filtered. Most of the hosts were Vietnamese networks that looked like connected CCTV cameras. Multiple had open port 80 with presenting “NETSurveillance WEB” page. These were all hints that the attacks were coming from an IoT (Internet-of-Things) category of devices. Cloudflare team measured these attacks by the number of requests and bandwidth. They also managed to approximately learn from where the attacks were coming from.
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Brands’ websites with high quality product images are now able to deliver a fast consumer experience across any device with new CDNetworks Cloud Image Optimization technology.
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Live for Facebook Mentions is a feature that enables Facebook users to stream live video, and for this, they’ve rolled out their internal CDN (Content Delivery Network). This move brought with it a host of vexing logistical issues which needed to be solved. Problems like traffic spikes (thundering herd problem) and load balancing needed to be addressed for millions of users trying to access different live streams. Now, rather than letting clients connect directly to the live stream server, Facebook set up a globally distributed network of global edge caches. They’ve also enabled RTMP playback to shorten the latency in live broadcasts to just a few seconds.
More about IoT, this time the topic is: devices. Akamai published a small article which features a list of most used devices for IoT attacks. If you own any of these devices you can also protect yourself & your devices from being used in a distributed attacks by using their End-User Guidance that is also contained in the article. Here’s the list:
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As we navigate through the evolving landscape of IT infrastructure, a closer look at the cost trends for 2024 reveals significant shifts. From cloud expenses feeling the pressure of economic changes. With global cloud spending expected to hit over $1 trillion and various sectors facing unique challenges, staying informed is more crucial than ever. Dive […]
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The cloud used to be viewed as a place of significant cost savings: rather than purchasing and maintaining dozens of server stacks, organizations could outsource this and purchase compute power on an as-needed basis. In the ensuing rush to cloud architecture, however, many companies simply lifted-and-shifted their old financial bad habits. The sheer speed of […]
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