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As the world’s largest and most trusted DDoS mitigation provider – regularly absorbing the largest and most complex DDoS attacks ever launched, Prolexic is always making headlines. Stay up to date on our latest developments, DDoS mitigation successes and upcoming events.

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Prolexic Gets Clickpoint! Media Back Online Quickly After Layer 4 SYN Flood DDoS Attack CampaignMay 21, 2013Clickpoint! Keeps Clicking with Prolexic’s PLXproxy DDoS Defense.
PLXabm DDoS Detection Solution Wins Multiple Awards From Network Products GuideMay 14, 2013PLXabm won one gold and two bronze awards from the Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide.
Prolexic Issues Recommendations for Validating DDoS DefensesMay 14, 2013Prolexic shares best practices and recommendations to test and improve DDoS defense strategies
Printers, Routers and Other Internet Devices Being Hijacked to Participate in DrDoS Cyber AttacksApril 30, 2013New Prolexic white paper explains how to secure your devices and infrastructure from SNMP, NTP and CHARGEN attacks
Prolexic Releases Video Visualization of Recent 160 Gbps, 120 Mpps DDoS AttackApril 25, 2013Illustrates company’s mitigation process against massive multi-vector attack 160 Gbps DDoS Attack Video
Average Attack Bandwidth up 718 percent; Average Packet-Per-Second Rate Reaches 32.4 Million According to Prolexic’s Q1 2013 DDoS ReportApril 17, 2013Giant attacks overwhelming appliances, ISPs, carriers, content delivery networks
Betstar Chooses Prolexic DDoS Mitigation ServicesApril 09, 2013Protects Online Betting Site from Revenue Loss during Australia’s Biggest Horse Racing Event
Prolexic Protects Americaneagle.com’s Hosting and e-Commerce Network Against DDoS AttacksMarch 26, 2013Prolexic’s Ddos Protection Ensures Consistent Service and Revenue for Americaneagle.Com and Its Customers
Prolexic Releases DNS Reflection Attack White PaperMarch 19, 2013These popular, effective distributed reflection denial of service (DrDoS) attacks disrupt the Internet domain name system to target their victims
Prolexic Selected for DDoS Mitigation Services by Australia’s Number One Job Search WebsiteMarch 12, 2013Prolexic keeps Seek.com.au online and incident free for millions of Australia’s job seekers
Prolexic Mitigates DDoS Attack Against U.S. Utility CompanyMarch 07, 2013Attackers now targeting network infrastructures that cause collateral damage
Prolexic Provides Real-Time, Granular DDoS Attack Data for Deep Network AnalysisFebruary 25, 2013New functionality to be demonstrated at RSA, Booth #2539
Website Latency Study Highlights Differences in Response Times during Recent DDoS Attacks against Two BanksFebruary 22, 2013Website Latency Study Highlights Differences in Response Times during Recent DDoS Attacks against Two Banks
The RSA Conference 2013 at Your FingertipsFebruary 07, 2013Prolexic announces sponsorship of RSA 2013 mobile app
Prolexic Protects Henyep Online Trading Sites Against DDoS AttacksJanuary 24, 2013Prolexic Mitigates DDoS Attack Campaigns Against Henyep’s Financial Trading Sites
Large-Scale DDoS Attacks Grow Bigger and More Diversified According to Prolexic’s Latest ReportJanuary 17, 2013Seven 50+ Gbps attacks mitigated for financial, SaaS and e-Commerce firms
Prolexic Selected by PayPro Global for DDoS MitigationJanuary 09, 2013Prolexic will protect secure transaction servers for global software reselling and distribution network
Prolexic Releases Threat Advisory to Detail Massive DDoS Threat from itsoknoproblembroJanuary 03, 2013Prolexic Releases Threat Advisory to Detail Massive DDoS Threat from itsoknoproblembro
Prolexic Recommends Combining Two Scoring Systems for More Accurate Analysis of DDoS Threat LevelsDecember 04, 2012Prolexic Recommends Combining Two Scoring Systems for More Accurate Analysis of DDoS Threat Levels
Prolexic Keeps Revenues Flowing for worldofwatches.com by Mitigating DDoS AttacksNovember 13, 2012Prolexic Keeps Revenues Flowing for worldofwatches.com by Mitigating DDoS Attacks
Parts Geek Turns to Prolexic for DDoS Denial of Service Protection Services after Other Solutions FailedNovember 06, 2012Parts Geek Turns to Prolexic for DDoS Denial of Service Protection Services after Other Solutions Failed
Prolexic Publishes Executive Series White Paper: Strategies for Surviving a Cyber Attack this Holiday SeasonOctober 29, 2012Strategies for Surviving a Cyber Attack this Holiday Season
Prolexic Releases Online DDoS Downtime CalculatorOctober 22, 2012Prolexic Releases Online DDoS Downtime Calculator
Increasing Size of Individual DDoS Attacks Define Third Quarter, According to Prolexic’s ReportOctober 16, 2012Increasing Size of Individual DDoS Attacks Define Third Quarter, According to Prolexic’s Report
Prolexic Believes Multiple Groups and Tactics Behind Recent High Profile DDoS AttacksOctober 11, 2012Prolexic Believes Multiple Groups and Tactics Behind Recent High Profile DDoS Attacks
Prolexic Publishes New Executive Series White Paper: “DDoS Denial of Service Protection and the Cloud”October 10, 2012Prolexic Publishes New Executive Series White Paper: “DDoS Denial of Service Protection and the Cloud”
Prolexic Completes SSAE 16 Examination for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack Mitigation ServicesOctober 09, 2012Prolexic Completes SSAE 16 Examination for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack Mitigation Services
Prolexic Selected by Auction Site BidCactus.com for DDoS Denial of Service MitigationOctober 03, 2012Prolexic Selected by Auction Site BidCactus.com for DDoS Denial of Service Mitigation
Prolexic Publishes New Technical Series White Paper: “Firewalls - Limitations When Applied to DDoS Protection”September 25, 2012Prolexic Publishes New Technical Series White Paper: “Firewalls - Limitations When Applied to DDoS Protection”
Prolexic Mitigates DDoS Attacks Against Leading European Provider of Prepaid Virtual Visa CardsSeptember 12, 2012Prolexic Mitigates DDoS Attacks Against Leading European Provider of Prepaid Virtual Visa Cards
Prolexic Launches New Online DoS and DDoS Attack GlossaryAugust 30, 2012Prolexic Launches New Online DoS and DDoS Attack Glossary
Prolexic Exposes Critical Vulnerabilities in Popular Dirt Jumper DDoS Toolkit FamilyAugust 14, 2012Prolexic Exposes Critical Vulnerabilities in Popular Dirt Jumper DDoS Toolkit Family
Prolexic DDoS Protection Services Selected by Financial Services Technology Firm Global eSolutions, Hong KongAugust 07, 2012Prolexic DDoS Protection Services Selected by Financial Services Technology Firm Global eSolutions, Hong Kong
Prolexic Publishes New Technical Series White Paper: 12 Questions to Ask a DDoS Mitigation ProviderJuly 25, 2012Prolexic Publishes New Technical Series White Paper: 12 Questions to Ask a DDoS Mitigation Provider
Application Layer (Layer 7) DDoS Attacks Decline According to Prolexic’s Q2 2012 ReportJuly 17, 2012Application Layer (Layer 7) DDoS Attacks Decline According to Prolexic’sQ2 2012 Report
Leading UAE Bank Mashreq Partners with Prolexic to Implement DDoS Protection ServicesJune 20, 2012Leading UAE Bank Mashreq Partners with Prolexic to Implement DDoS Protection Services
HULK DoS Tool More Hype than Threat
PLXsert Shares Simple Defense Strategies to Neutralize Attackers
June 01, 2012HULK DoS Tool More Hype than Threat
PLXsert Shares Simple Defense Strategies to Neutralize Attackers
Prolexic Defends Dominican Republic Central Electoral Board Against DDoS AttacksMay 29, 2012Prolexic Defends Dominican Republic Central Electoral Board Against DDoS Attacks
Prolexic Mitigates Politically Motivated Layer 7 DDoS Attack Against Client of VirtualRoad.orgMay 16, 2012Prolexic Mitigates Politically Motivated Layer 7 DDoS Attack Against Client of VirtualRoad.org
Prolexic Mitigates Layer 7 GET Flood DDoS Attacks Against Payment Processing PlatformMay 08, 2012Prolexic Mitigates Layer 7 GET Flood DDoS Attacks Against Payment Processing Platform
Prolexic Issues Global Warning on DDoS Blackmail Attempts Targeting Online Gambling SitesApril 30, 2012Prolexic Issues Global Warning about Recent DDoS Blackmail Attempts Targeting Online Gambling Sites
Threat Advisory: Booter Shell Scripts Turn DDoS Attacks into Child’s PlayApril 25, 2012Threat Advisory: Booter Shell Scripts Turn DDoS Attacks into Child’s Play
Financial Services Firms Hit by DDoS Attacks According to Prolexic’s Q1 2012 Report April 11, 2012Financial Services Firms Hit by DDoS Attacks According to Prolexic’s Q1 2012 Report
Prolexic Recommends Developing Mitigation "Playbook" to Reduce Impact of DDoS AttacksMarch 28, 2012Prolexic Recommends Developing Mitigation Playbook to Reduce Impact of DDoS Attacks
Prolexic Issues Threat Advisory Outlining DDoS Protection Strategies for High Orbit Ion CannonFebruary 23, 2012Prolexic Issues Threat Advisory Outlining DDoS Protection Strategies for High Orbit Ion Cannon
Prolexic Unveils New DDoS Mitigation Service at the 2012 RSA ConferenceFebruary 21, 2012Prolexic Unveils New DDoS Mitigation Service at the 2012 RSA Conference
Prolexic Secures US$8 Million Series B Funding Led by Camden Partners February 08, 2012Prolexic Secures US$8 Million Series B Funding Led by Camden Partners
Prolexic Records Dramatic Rise in Packet-Per-Second Volume in Q411 DDoS Attack Report February 07, 2012Prolexic Records Dramatic Rise in Packet-Per-Second Volume in Q411 DDoS Attack Report
Prolexic Launches “Protected by Prolexic” Program February 02, 2012Prolexic Launches Protected by Prolexic Program
Prolexic Enhances Portal to Provide Customers With More Insight into DDoS Threats and Mitigation January 19, 2012Prolexic Enhances Portal to Provide Customers With More Insight into DDoS Threats and Mitigation
Prolexic Issues Dirt Jumper Threat Advisory and Releases Free Security Scanner December 29, 2011Prolexic Issues Dirt Jumper Threat Advisory and Releases Free Security Scanner
DDoS Attack on Noticias24.com is Abandoned After Traffic is Provisioned Through ProlexicDecember 15, 2011DDoS Attack on Noticias24.com is Abandoned After Traffic is Provisioned Through Prolexic
Prolexic Selected by Web Hosting Provider Yola to Protect More Than 6 Million Customer Sites December 07, 2011Prolexic Selected by Web Hosting Provider Yola to Protect More Than 6 Million Customer Sites
Prolexic Opens New Scrubbing Center in Ashburn, Virginia to Counter Increasing DDoS Attacks December 05, 2011Sets new standard in the DDoS mitigation industry for attack handling capacity
Prolexic Mitigates World’s Largest Packet Per Second DDoS Attack in 2011 November 21, 201169 Million PPS Attack Illustrates Emerging Trend Toward Targeting DDoS Mitigation Appliances
Prolexic Charts Changing Nature of DDoS Attacks In New Quarterly Attack Report November 17, 2011Prolexic Technologies announced that data collected during Q3 2011 indicates a change in tactics by attackers.
Prolexic Introduces New Service to Provide DDoS Attack Forensics and Analysis November 17, 2011Creates new Security Engineering and Response Team
Prolexic Predicts Increasing DDoS Attack Durations Against e-Commerce Companies During Holiday SeasonOctober 31, 2011Company launches marketing campaign to help e-Commerce companies prepare
Prolexic Quickly Mitigates Series of Randomized DDoS Attacks Against Spafinder.comSeptember 22, 2011Prolexic Quickly Mitigates Series of Randomized DDoS Attacks Against Spafinder.com
Prolexic Predicts Rise in Cyber Attacks as a Result of Latest Global Social UnrestAugust 24, 2011Prolexic Predicts Rise in Cyber Attacks as a Result of Latest Global Social Unrest
Leading Industry Analyst Firm Cites Prolexic in Recent Hype Cycle ReportAugust 24, 2011Leading Industry Analyst Firm Cites Prolexic in Recent Hype Cycle Report
Prolexic Becomes First DDoS Mitigation Provider to Gain PCI DSS CertificationAugust 11, 2011Prolexic Becomes First DDoS Mitigation Provider to Gain PCI DSS Certification
Prolexic Successfully Combats the Largest Packet-Per-Second DDoS Attack Ever Documented in AsiaJuly 27, 2011Prolexic Successfully Combats the Largest Packet-Per-Second DDoS Attack Ever Documented in Asia
Prolexic Announces Management Team, Names New President Stuart SchollyMay 13, 2011CEO Scott Hammack appoints technology executive to seasoned management team
Prolexic Announces New CEO Scott HammackApril 20, 2011Security Industry Veteran Tapped by Kennet Partners to Run Industry Leading Prolexic Technologies
Prolexic Technologies closes $13.9 million in growth funding, led by Kennet PartnersMarch 28, 2011Cloud Security company continues rapid growth as Federal Governments & Global 2000 customers increasingly battle cyber attacks and demand DDoS protection systems
DDoS detectionMarch 12, 2013
DDoS Attacks get BiggerOctober 19, 2012

Events

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April 23-25, 2013Infosecurity EuropeEarls Court, LondonE22

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Customer Spotlight
  • Global Fragrance and Beauty Products Retailer

    A DDoS attack takes down this popular site for 24 hours. Prolexic restores in 5 minutes.

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  • Leading Online Jewelry Retailer

    A DDoS attack took down the site of a premier jewelry retailer for nearly three days.

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  • Online Options Trading

    Financial services firm avoids extortion attempt. Prolexic keeps web site up during vicious Layer 7 attack.

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  • e-Commerce Startup

    When others couldn't mitigate the latest DDoS attack, a "daily deal" web site called Prolexic: problem solved in 2 hours.

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  • A Leading Content Rating Organization

    A 9 million packets per second DDoS attack brings down web site before Prolexic steps in.

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  • Spa and Wellness Firm

    Prolexic quickly stops a combination Layer 4 and 7 DDoS attack after a host's mitigation capabilities falls short.

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  • Foundation Management

    Prolexic mitigates GET flood in minutes for new client after Sunday night emergency call.

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  • Web site building and hosting services firm

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 4 UDP flood peaking at 6.2 Gbps. Protects 6 million Yolasites.

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  • Online Movie Subscription Service

    After seeing all traffic route to Prolexic, hackers pull the plug on DDoS attack.

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  • IPG Holdings Limited

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 7 GET floods targeting payment processing platform.

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  • VirtualRoad.org

    Prolexic mitigates politically motivated attacks against web hosting company's clients.

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  • Financial Services Firm Global eSolutions

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 3, 4 and 7 attacks against Forex trading platform.

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  • Krebs on Security

    Prolexic fends off Pandora DNS amplification attacks for popular cyber security blog.

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  • e-Commerce Provider of Printed Promotion Items

    Prolexic mitigates two-week Layer 7 DDoS attack campaign.

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  • Global Blogging Site

    Prolexic protects freedom of speech for 30 million users targeted by six-month political DDoS campaign.

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  • Online Credit Card Site

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 4 DDoS attacks against Ixaris site, EntroPay.com.

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  • e-Commerce Web Site

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 3 DDoS attacks against popular penny auction site.

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  • e-Commerce Web Site

    Prolexic mitigates 25-40 Gbps Layer 3 DDoS attacks against online auto parts retailer.

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  • Timepieces e-Commerce Site

    Prolexic keeps World of Watches ticking after DDoS attack flood site.

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  • PayPro Global

    Prolexic mitigates 16-hour Layer 7 DDoS attack on software distribution site.

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  • Henyep Capital Markets

    Prolexic keeps Henyep accessible and trading through multiple SYN, GET and ICMP flood attacks.

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  • Australia’s #1 Job Search Website

    Prolexic keeps Seek.com.au online and incident-free for millions of job seekers.

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  • e-Commerce Hosting Provider for Top Tier Sites

    Prolexic keeps Americaneagle.com and its customers generating revenue

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  • Popular Online Betting Site Doesn’t Gamble with DDoS

    Prolexic ensures Betstar’s online services are reliable and incident free

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  • Customer ROI requires online accessibility and reliability

    Prolexic ensures Clickpoint! Media's online services are available and incident-free

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Announcements
  • Prolexic featured in Fast Company

    The DDoS Protection Squad - When companies find themselves targeted by hacktivists or organized crime taking them offline, they give Prolexic a call.

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