Can VPNs Stop DDoS Attacks?

Author(s):

Harry Wilson, Head of Digital Marketing Department, Globex Outreach

Can VPNs Stop DDoS Attacks?

The whole point of a website is to be up and running 24/7; however, cybercriminals can attack at any moment, forcing you offline. They can use Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks to interrupt your business and impact your revenue. In a DDoS attack, attackers send thousands of unwanted requests to the servers, preventing legitimate … Read more

Cyber Warfare: Modern Front-lines

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Cyber Warfare Computer Screens showing tanks and planes

Cyber Warfare is a broad term that defines a nation state sanctioned attack on a computer system of another country. One accomplishes this by means of hacking, computer viruses, and the like. Cyber Warfare: First as a Term, Then as a Threat However, in some respects, cyber warfare is a hard term to fully define. … Read more

Denial of Service: Access Denied

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

Denial of Service, girl at laptop, access denied

As an internet user, you have likely experienced an interruption in service at some point. Maybe your favorite website was unavailable. Or perhaps your internet service was completely down. Sometimes this happens due to scheduled maintenance. Other times it happens due to hardware or software issues. However, interruptions are occasionally the result of what is … Read more

Common Cybersecurity Attacks

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Cybersecurity attacks, black and white, criminal typing on keyboard, cyber attack

In the cybersecurity world, vulnerability is the first step in exploitation. These exploitations often involve a hacker gaining unlawful access into a computer system and wreaking havoc. In order to stay vigilant and cyber safe, it is important to understand what the common cybersecurity attacks are. Backdoor Attacks A backdoor in a computer system is … Read more