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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

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

December 19, 2015

RedWolf Security Comprehensive DNS Testing

Enterprise DNS is rarely simple but there is one truth: a DDoS on a vulnerable DNS can cause the most catastrophic outages. A DNS DDoS can easily generate millions of requests per second. Enterprise DNS deployments are often a mix of beefy DNS servers, load balancers performing DNS caching, DDoS mitigation appliances, 3rd party DNS Read More

November 12, 2015

What kinds of DDoS attacks are there?

What different kinds of DDoS attacks are there ? Here are some common forms of DDoS attacks (both past and present): UDP Flood User Datagram Protocol is a sessionless networking protocol. One common DDoS attack method is referred to as a UDP flood. Random ports on the target machine are flooded with packets that cause Read More

October 1, 2015

RedWolf at Toronto SecTor 2014 – October 19-24

Join RedWolf at Toronto’s SecTor security conference! Now entering its 9th year, SecTor has built a reputation of bringing together experts from around the world to share their latest research and techniques involving underground threats and corporate defences. This year’s event is held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Read More

September 14, 2015

RedWolf Enhances VPN Testing

RedWolf has found that most organizations work to protect popular DDoS targets like web sites and DNS servers but often overlook their VPN services. The business impact on a VPN service can be equal or greater than an impact to a web site. To this end RedWolf has invested in improving the platform’s ability to Read More