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Data Management | Posted 21 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on The Math Behind A DOS Attack | 1,709 views

The scenario is quite common. A web server that has been running well suddenly starts acting sluggish, and then suddenly it falls over. The site is down. System administrators are investigating, and managers are wondering if the site is being …

Defense In Depth | Posted 2 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Mitigating WordPress Brute Force Attacks | 2,573 views

An interesting entry showed up in the ISC Diary. A company found that one of their customers was attempting brute force attacks against other customers using WordPress. Brute force attacks are rather simple in nature. They do not attempt …