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PLXsert: The best DDoS attack intelligence and analysis

Prolexic has a dedicated team of security engineers who monitor and compile information about distributed denial of service (DoS and DDoS) attacks. The Prolexic Security Engineering and Research Team (PLXsert) analyzes global DDoS attack data to understand the sources and attributes associated with individual DDoS attacks. This intelligence is used to identify overall trends and changes in DDoS tactics that will aid your DDoS defense against malicious hackers.

To gather its DDoS attack intelligence, PLXsert monitors malicious cyber threats globally and analyzes DDoS attacks using proprietary techniques and equipment. Through attack data forensics and post-attack analysis, PLXsert is able to build an insightful, global view of DDoS attacks, which the team shares with customers and the public. By sharing timely DDoS intelligence and analysis, PLXsert helps organizations adopt best practices for DDoS defense, and make more informed, proactive decisions about specific DDoS threats.

PLXsert distributes its data in several ways:

  • Provides DDoS attack intelligence to our DDoS protection and mitigation team
  • Releases global DDoS attack reports four times per year
  • Issues DDoS threat advisories when conditions warrant
  • Maintains an IP reputational database identifying and detailing active botnets
  • Delivers data forensics services to Prolexic customers as an optional subscription service

The following PLXsert reports are available at no charge:

Quarterly DDoS attack reports identify DDoS trends and tactics for DDoS defense
Gain insight into DDoS attacks worldwide for the most recent three-month period, including the:

  • Volume of DDoS attacks Prolexic mitigated on behalf its clients
  • Most common types of DDoS attacks
  • Countries where the attacks originated

Register to download the most recent DDoS attack report and subscribe to future reports.

DDoS threat advisories provide insight and remediation for DDoS defense
Published on an ad hoc basis, DDoS threat advisories aid your DDoS defense by providing insight into:

  • Specific threats and attack signatures
  • Remediation and DDoS mitigation rules
  • Other technical steps you to defend against this type of attack

Register to download the most recent DDoS threat advisories and subscribe to future advisories.

PLXsert helps Prolexic clients build the best DDoS defense
Prolexic is on the front lines of the battle against DoS and DDoS threats – and winning every day. You can, too. Enhance your Prolexic DDoS protection with DDoS intelligence and analysis services from PLXsert and build a more intelligent and proactive DDoS defense.

Want to learn more? Visit the Prolexic DDoS Knowledge Center, or call us at + 1 (888) 368 2923.

Customer Spotlight
  • Alliant Credit Union

    Prolexic DDoS protection keeps more than 50,000 daily users online

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  • 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 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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  • Customer ROI requires online accessibility and reliability

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

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  • University Federal Credit Union

    Prolexic's mitigation services now protect credit union with US$1.6 Billion in assets

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  • 1ink.com

    Prolexic mitigates 70 Gbps SYN flood DDoS attack for popular ink retailer

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  • Arab National Bank

    Builds strong DDoS defense to serve online banking customers and e-trade site

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  • OnCourse Systems for Education

    Prolexic succeeded where two other mitigation firms failed

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Announcements
  • Security Bulletin: Crafted DNS Attack

    DNS reflection attacks amplified with TXT records

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  • IDC Analyst Connection: Addressing the Need of Web Application Firewalls

    How web application firewalls strengthen cyber threat defense

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  • Threat: Shellshock Bash Bug DDoS Botnet

    Botnet builders use bug to gain access

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  • Security Bulletin: Poodle SSLv3 Vulnerability

    Man-in-the-middle attacks defeat SSL protection

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  • Q3 2014 State of the Internet - Security Report

    Thriving criminal industry taps into Internet devices, spreads easy-to-use tools

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  • Threat: SSDP Reflection DDoS Attacks

    Misconfigured UPnP devices pose DDoS threat

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  • Big Data – Your Secret Weapon in the War Against Cyber Crime

    Free webcast featuring IDC 58:07 minutes

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  • Can You Afford a Web Application Layer Attack?

    Why protecting your customers’ personal information is good business

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