Category Information Security

Deterring Amplification Attacks: Identification to Targeted Remediation

Over the past few weeks we’ve been helping customers who’ve been experiencing unusual spikes in traffic on their resolvers. Data obtained using Vantio Real Time Visibility andquerystore commands revealed a substantial increase in the number of ANY queries, in some cases hundreds of millions. Additional data showed the names being queried turned very small DNS questions into very

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Top Mobile Malware Threats

Nominum analyzed customer data from around the world to find the mobile malware that presents the greatest risk to mobile subscribers. The top five mobile-device-only malware threats are: NONCOMPATIBLE – a drive-by trojan malware which can infect android phones via their mobile web browsers. When browser’s download is completed, it will ask for user permission

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