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Security Experts On: Popular MangaDex Site Shuts Down Due To Cyberattack

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March 23, 2021

Security Experts On: Popular MangaDex Site Shuts Down Due To Cyberattack

Manga scanlation giant MangaDex has been temporarily shut down after suffering a cyberattack and having its source code stolen. MangaDex is one of the largest manga scanlation (scanned translations) sites where visitors can read manga comics online for free. According to SimilarWeb, MangaDex is the 179th most frequently visited site on the web, with over 76 million visitors per month.

isBuzzNews covered the cyberattack on MangaDex.

K2’s VP, Tim Chiu was tapped for commentary on the attack on MangaDex.

Click here to read more about the attack on MangaDex and K2’s commentary.


K2 Cyber Security delivers the Next Generation Application Workload Protection Platform to secure web applications and container workloads against sophisticated attacks including OWASP Top 10 and memory-based attacks, and provides additional vulnerability detection. K2’s Platform is deployed on production servers for runtime protection of applications and on pen-testing/pre-production servers to identify the location of the vulnerable code in real-time. K2’s solution generates almost no false alerts, eliminates breaches due to zero-day attacks, detects attacks missed by traditional security tools including Web Application Firewalls, and dramatically reduces security cost. K2 Cyber Security is located in the USA, and provides cyber security solutions globally.


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