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DDoS attack on BBC

DDoS attack on BBC

Last week’s distributed denial of service attack against the BBC website may have been the largest in history. A group calling itself New World Hacking said that the attack reached 602Gbps. If accurate, that would put it at almost twice the size of the previous record of 334Gbps, recorded by Arbor Networks last year. “Some

Facebook Simplifies Application Process for ThreatExchange Platform

Facebook announced on Thursday that it has simplified the application process for security teams that want to join the Threat Exchange threat intelligence sharing platform. Organizations that want to join ThreatExchange can now submit an application on the Facebook developer website and read the terms and conditions in advance. “This process makes it easier for security

Artesyn Unveils SharpStreamer to Accelerate CDN and Broadcast Distributions

Artesyn Embedded Technologies announced the SharpStreamer add-on acceleration card that enables content owners, broadcasters and service provider networks to speed the deployment of high density video transcoding and multi-screen delivery. Using the standard PCI Express form factor, Artesyn’s SharpStreamer offers quick and scalable integration with standard server architectures to meet the demands of service providers

Aspera Expanded On Demand Transfer Platform for Big Data

IBM announced at IBC 2014 that Aspera, an IBM company and creator of technologies that move the world’s data at maximum speed, has expanded its unique software platform for moving Big Data and media with new capabilities that allow media enterprises to efficiently transfer, synchronize and stream content of any type, resolution and size across