DDOS attacks mask data theft says retailers in APAC

The fall edition of the Neustar 2017 Global DDoS Attacks and Cyber Security Insights Report revealed that DDoS attacks continue to be an effective means to distract and confuse security teams while inflicting serious damage on brands. Read about the new Neustar 2017 Global DDoS Attacks and Cyber Security Insights Report which reveals organisations have experienced a […]

33% of businesses hit by DDoS attack in 2017, double that of 2016

Cybercriminals are increasingly turning to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) this year, as 33% of organizations faced such an attack in 2017—up from just 17% in 2016, according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab. Read about the new report by Kaspersky Lab which reveals that 33% of organizations faced such an attack in 2017—up from […]

More than half of businesses fell victim to DDoS attacks in the past year, survey shows

More than half of businesses (54%) have been victims of successful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks over the past 12 months, according to research from cloud security firm CDNetworks. Read about the new report by CDNetworks which reveals that more than half of businesses worldwide have fallen victim to a successful distributed denial of service […]

Cybercriminals Threaten Companies Around the Globe with DDoS Attacks

Various website and cybersecurity administrators received emails over the past few days demanding that they pay one-fifth of a Bitcoin (currently about $780) in exchange for not facing a Distributed Denial of Service attack that would make their sites inaccessible to the public. Read the news about how various website and cybersecurity administrators are receiving DDoS […]

Why DDoS Attacks are on the Rise

Read Maria Korolov explain why DDoS attacks are on the rise on Data Center Knowledge : Distributed denial of services attacks are becoming big business. Once the domain of bored teenagers engaging in some wanton cybervandalism, they’re now a favorite tool of career cybercriminals, hacktivists, and even nation states. Read her full article here.

DDoS protection, mitigation and defense: 7 essential tips

Read George V. Hulme list 7 essential tips for companies for DDoS protection, mitigation and defense on CSO Online : DDoS attacks are bigger and more ferocious than ever and can strike anyone at any time. With that in mind we’ve assembled some essential advice for protecting against DDoS attacks. Read his full article here.

DDoS protection, mitigation and defense: 7 essential tips

Read about the 7 essential tips for DDoS protection according to  George V. Hulme on CSO Online : DDoS attacks are bigger and more ferocious than ever and can strike anyone at any time. With that in mind we’ve assembled some essential advice for protecting against DDoS attacks. Read his full article here.

7 Things to Know About Today’s DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks continue to be a weapon of choice among threat actors seeking to extort money from victims, disrupt operations, conceal data-exfiltration activities, further hacktivist causes, or even to carry out cyberwar. Read/see the slideshow explaining different types of DDoS attacks on Dark Reading.

DDoS explained: How denial of service attacks are evolving

Read George V. Hulme’s definitive article about distributed denial of service (DDoS) on CSO Online : A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when an attacker, or attackers, attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered. This can be achieved by thwarting access to virtually anything: servers, devices, services, networks, applications, […]

#CLOUDSEC2017: DDoS: Large Attacks Shake the Internet but Modest Attacks Cause More Business Damage

Speaking at CLOUDSEC 2017 today Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero, explored innovation in DDoS mitigation and ways to defeat the modern day DDoS attack. Stephenson said that whilst, in the last five years, there have been various large-scale DDoS attacks that have made national or even global headline news, these are not good examples of the […]