For little over a year now, zvelo has been transitioning our infrastructure to the Kubernetes Platform. Developed by Google, Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Using Kubernetes allows us extreme flexibility with our applications, both horizontally and vertically.
By Eric Watkins, Senior Malicious Detection Researcher at zvelo Earlier this month, I came across a use case that capitalizes on the value of full path content categorization. Before discussing this use case in detail, let’s go over the definition of a content distribution network (CDN) and also highlight a few key strengths of full…
It was announced on February 28, 2017 that DMOZ officially closes down on March 14, 2017 – dmoz.org will no longer be available. The public forum, sponsored by members of the registered DMOZ editor community will remain open. Rich Skrenta and Bob Truel (together as Gnuhoo) founded DMOZ in 1998 while they working for Sun…
About two months ago, I posted a video blog showing how easy it is to obtain unauthenticated root access on a very popular Netgear router. This Netgear vulnerability received overwhelming news coverage and the urgent call went out across the Internet to patch all of their routers ASAP.
With the recent, polarizing U.S. Presidential election, the topic of fake news has come up often. The national conversation about it is usually centered around two topics: how much it has influenced and continues to influence the political opinions of Americans who frequent social media, and how something needs to be done to better identify and filter it out.
Here is a look at what customers get when they sign up for the zvelo Bot Detection service:
IoT, Botnets, and DDoS attacks are on the rise and a significant problem for the internet, as well as your personal data. This blog outlines the risks, types of attacks, and even provides preventative measures for improved network and device security to keep you, your networks, and your IoT devices safe.
zvelo On The Go: An Interview With Our Principal Engineer, Joshua Rubin We recently caught up with Joshua Rubin, our Principal Engineer, who provided some great insight into Go (Golang), one of the tools the engineers use here at zvelo. Why use Go instead of the the “older/mature” languages like C++ or even Java for…
DEF CON is one of the largest, (if not the largest), hacker conferences in the world. Held over four days every August in Las Vegas, DEF CON is now in its 24th year and is bigger, better — and scarier — than ever. Our Senior Malicious Detection Researcher, Eric Watkins, participated again this year and provided a great multi-blog brief; giving us a glimpse into the very real, and scary, threat vectors coming out of the hacker world today.
The size and magnitude of the Malware and Ad-fraud bot problem is immense and growing. And, as bots continue to proliferate, there’s important distinctions to point out between Malware bots and Ad-fraud bots.