Tag: DDos attacks

MetaTrader 5 brings on Cloudflare against DDoS Attacks
June 23, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

MetaTrader 5 brings on Cloudflare against DDoS attacks

Protection against DDoS attacks is essential for Cloudflare's customers, however, speed also remains important. MetaTrader 5 platform leverages Cloudflare network to route traffic more efficiently, and in this way, it is able to decrease latency and improve the stability of network connections. Platform users can take advantage of higher speeds in incoming exchange data rates…

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January 15, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

The challenges of 100% uptime solution

This article is courtesy of Anya Aratovskaya, VP of Institutional Sales at Advanced Markets and Fortex, Inc. The year of 2018 announced the era when DDoS attacks exceeded 1 terabyte on an individual attack basis. The definition of a “DDoS” (Distributed Denial-of Service) attack is “a malicious attempt to disrupt normal traffic of a targeted server,…

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February 01, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

How do Forex brokers protect from DDoS attacks?

Along with huge companies, well-known brands, and popular websites, retail Forex brokers, especially MT4 ones, are also facing DDoS attacks daily. Andrew Shoemaker, founder of DDoS testing company NimbusDDOS, has more than 20 years experience in the DDoS space. He’ll answer some of the most frequently asked questions that come to a broker’s mind when…

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Mt. Gox trustee granted another delay for distribution plan for victims
January 27, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong brokers repeatedly attacked by hackers

Hong Kong's securities regulator SFC said brokers in the city had suffered cyber attacks and warned of possible further incidents across the industry, Reuters reported earlier today. Regulators in Hong Kong have been stepping up efforts over the past year to combat the growing menace of cyber attacks on companies. A survey in November showed…

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August 08, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Exness FX trading volumes hit record $253 billion in July

Retail forex broker Exness has reported record FX trading volumes of $253.2 billion in July - a 35% increase from June and 9% higher than Exness' previous best month of $232 billion set in June of last year. Year-to-date in 2016, Exness has seen $1.37 trillion in total trading volume, has honored a total $155 million in…

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April 20, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Exness updates on system status amid DDoS attacks

A follow-up to LeapRate's earlier report about retail FX broker Exness being subject to numerous cyber attacks... The company addressed its clients and partners again today to assure them about its efforts to tackle the problems. The broker says that after solving the initial issues on April 6, thanks to hosting provider, Webzilla, it faced DDoS…

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November 05, 2015 BY Mike Fox

Forex trading hosting provider FCM360 hardens security against wave of DDoS attacks

In the wake of relentless DDoS attacks on Forex service providers and their networks, FCM360 has fortified its network security to block the current wave of these distributed denial of service attacks. The attacks are targeting Metatrader 4 servers among other forex trading platform providers. To bolster its network, FCM360, a leading managed cloud operations provider,…

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