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Manufacturing industry hard hit by ransomware, Akamai finds
Akamai Technologies has revealed that nearly 30% of ransomware attacks worldwide launched by Conti targeted the manufacturing industry.
Akamai research finds PayPal security measures utilised in new phishing scam
New research from Akamai has found that a new threat actor is parasitising benign WordPress sites to execute an extensive PayPal phishing scam.
Akamai researches top three internet security threats
Akamai Technologies has released three new research reports focusing on ransomware, web applications and APIs, and DNS traffic.
Akamai and Fujitsu team up to protect ANZ orgs against threats
Akamai Technologies and Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand have entered a strategic relationship to assist organisations in the region.
WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
Akamai announces new products across security, computing
Akamai expands its product line with new offerings in security, compute, and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) markets.
Forrester names Akamai Leader in 2022 bot management report
Akamai has announced that Forrester has named it a Leader in its 2022 Bot Management Wave report, acknowledging the company’s standout vision.
Increase in cyber attacks driven by online holiday shopping
Attackers increase the volume of attacks, including scraping data, draining customer accounts, damaging site functionality and holding encrypted data ransom.
Akamai to acquire Linode in USD $900 million deal
Cloud infrastructure provider Akamai announced it has secured an agreement to acquire Infrastructure as a Service platform, Linode.
Akamai launches next-gen web application and API protection solution
Akamai Technologies introduces App - API Protector, a next-gen web application and API protection solution for stronger security outcomes.
API vulnerabilities are a huge target for cyber criminals, report finds
API vulnerabilities pose a significant risk to companies and individuals worldwide, according to new research by Akamai Technologies.
Akamai acquires Guardicore to expand zero trust portfolio
Akamai Technologies is set to acquire Guardicore for around $600m, adding micro-segmentation capabilities to its zero trust security portfolio.
Gamers suffer highest growth in cyberattacks during COVID-19 pandemic
Video game industry targeted by cyberattacks in pandemic, suffering over 240 million web application attacks in 2020 - Akamai report.
Akamai Technologies' fights fraud with new account protection solution
Akamai Technologies launches Account Protector, a solution to help combat fraud and prevent account takeover attacks in real time.
Akamai named leader for DDoS mitigation solutions in The Forrester Wave
Akamai named a leader in Forrester's DDoS Mitigation Solutions report, praised for its expertise and unique approach to defence.
Akamai updates partner programme
The new programme, which partners will migrate into over a 6-month transition period, focuses on enablement through training and certification.
Fujitsu appoints Graeme Beardsell as new CEO for ANZ operations
Fujitsu appoints Graeme Beardsell as CEO of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, starting on November 5 this year.
Akamai unveils new managing director for APJ
Akamai Technologies appoints Parimal Pandya as managing director for Asia Pacific - Japan, in addition to his role as VP of Media and Carrier Sales.
Global DDoS attacks: What they are, how they work, and how to defend against them
Global spike in DDoS threats, as firms face sophisticated extortion mimicking top cyber gangs.
Second Akamai scrubbing centre opens in Melbourne
The new Melbourne scrubbing centre will allow Akamai to continue to meet its aims of having three-to-five times the capacity of the largest DDoS attacks currently recorded.
Akamai launches Edge Cloud for IoT devices and in-app messaging
Edge Cloud will leverage Akamai’s edge platform to streamline and secure data delivery to connected devices and in-application messaging at scale.
Gaming industry a rising target of cyber-attacks – Akamai
Hackers have launched 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites, making the gaming community a lucrative target, according to the Akamai State of the Internet/ Security Web Attacks and Gaming Abuse Report.
Akamai introduces solution designed to secure and simplify IoT devices
Akamai unveiled Edge Cloud, a solution that leverages the power of the Akamai edge platform to streamline the delivery of data to connected devices.
Cyber criminals targeting the gaming industry at an alarming rate
New research from Akamai shows the gaming community is quickly becoming one of the most highly targeted industries for cyber attacks, with hackers largely driven by gaining consumer credentials.