Neustar’s Weekly Reading provides a roundup of the headlines that got our attention this week–from both inside the company and out.

CloudTimes Interviews Jean Foster at Mobile World Congress [CloudTimes] – talks to our own Jean Foster about what’s new in Neustar’s cloud services.

Trends and Truths in DDoS Attacks [InfoSecurity Magazine] – A report, based on our analysis,  of  the evolution of DDoS attacks over the last year, showing the techniques that are used and the problems that will come.

New Interest in Hacking as Threat to Security [The New York Times] – The latest on the spike in hacking attempts on networks and computer systems in the United States.

Sixty-eight percent of Internet Users Don’t Like Targeted Ads [Pew Research Center] – Latest research from the Pew Research Center on user thoughts about targeted ads.

Webcast of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition [CCDC] – Watch student participants try to foil the professionals’ plan to hack a network!