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January 23, 2017

Simulating DDoS Attacks – how many attackers is enough?

Botnet sizes vary considerably. If you want to simulate a realistic DDoS attack and ensure your protected how many attackers should you have? Read More

December 9, 2016

The next BIG thing: ‘small’ DDoS Attacks are often hardest to block

Would it surprise you to learn that the most enduring and toughest to fix DDoS vulnerabilities RedWolf testing exposes occur at very low bandwidth levels between 1 and 10 megabit/sec? For years RedWolf has confirmed that it is possible for a botnet of as few as 10 to generate a specific set of packets that Read More

December 7, 2016

RedWolf Security: On the importance of highly distributed global traffic generation for DDoS testing / simulation

When doing DDoS testing it is important to generate traffic from a many diverse sources as possible. RedWolf Security has the capability to generate global traffic to over 100 data centers in 36 different regions. As of November 2016, all 36 data centers also support IPV6. No other provider of DDoS testing / simulation services Read More

November 29, 2016

Simulating Internet-of-Things / IoT DDoS + Black Nurse with RedWolf

RedWolf is pleased to announce general availability of IoT / Mirai / Black Nurse DDoS cloud testing / simulation capability. These recent DDoS attacks have changed the playing field within a short time (Q4 2016) by creating new attack vectors, million-strong botnets, and the largest (>600 Gigabit/sec) DDoS attacks.   How RedWolf has simulated the Read More

November 1, 2016

DDoS Test Plan Template (winter 2016 release)

RedWolf customers are familiar with the XLS template used to help plan DDoS tests. The latest changes to the XLS template include: project-tracking milestones — The RedWolf process keeps getting better! The XLS now includes a very refined and minimal project plan, making it easy to manage by RedWolf and internal project teams. The plan Read More

October 18, 2016

RedWolf Simulates latest Mirai DDoS

Recently a botnet called Mirai has infected millions of IoT (Internet-of-Things) devices and generated the largest DDoS attacks ever seen — over 660 Gigabit/sec! Prior to these attacks RedWolf had the largest (legal) DDoS attack test on record, clocking in at 440 Gigabit/sec. Today’s RedWolf global traffic generation capacity is over 1 Terabit/sec from over Read More

September 17, 2016

More RedWolf Traffic Locations — Ohio

RedWolf is pleased to announce traffic sourcing in Ohio. RedWolf can now deliver over 400 Gigabit/sec of traffic sourced within North America. RedWolf now certifies legal DDoS generation from 17 North American data centers in USA, Canada and Mexico. The global count of regions is now 45 and actual number of data centers is over Read More

June 26, 2016

RedWolf Traffic Generation from Mumbai, India

RedWolf is pleased to announce full support of traffic sourcing from Mumbai, India. This compliments our existing support for Chennai India. Currently only IPv4 is supported through Mumbai. Chennai supports IPv6 traffic generation. Asia/Pacific traffic generation now includes mainland China (Beijing), Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Singapore, Japan and Korea. RedWolf can now deliver over 400 Read More

January 19, 2016

RedWolf announces South Korea agent support

RedWolf is proud to announce validated support for local traffic generation in South Korea. RedWolf’s validation process ensures simulated DDoS and other cyber-attacks can be legally performed in the region with full support and knowledge of the cloud providers. Since 2006 RedWolf has worked closely with all major cloud provider legal teams, paving the way Read More