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Ddos attacks change tack, warns Prolexic

IT security bosses will have to be increasingly vigilant in 2007 as criminals exploit new ways of ensuring distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks cause the maximum damage and circumvent filtering technology, according to DDOS protection specialist Prolexic. While there will continue to be large-scale consumption-based attacks this year, attackers have learned that smaller, customised attacks tailored to web servers’ application logic can have similar effects but require smaller botnets to generate, according to Prolexic president Keith Laslop. Full Story

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