Dutch cybercrime police have a message for almost 30 users of an on-demand distributed denial-of-service site: We see what you're doing; now cut it out or we're going to arrest you. And not for the first time, the move shows police in Europe emphasizing ethical hacking pursuits instead for young adults.
Microsoft disclosed that it mitigated a 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack, which was 140% higher in scale than any previously recorded network volumetric event on Azure. The firm and some security experts say that attacks of this magnitude could wreak havoc on targeted companies and are difficult to mitigate.
An Illinois man has been found guilty of running subscription-based distributed denial-of-service attacks that enabled customers to launch DDoS strikes of their own. He is now facing a statutory maximum sentence of 35 years in federal prison when sentenced in January 2022.
Picking up where they left during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, bad actors have continued their onslaught of DDoS attacks during the 1st half of 2021. In this webinar join ISMG and NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) to review key findings from their latest Threat Intelligence Report...
Scientists from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado Boulder say they have discovered a new way that attackers could launch reflected denial-of-service amplification attacks over TCP by abusing middleboxes and censorship infrastructure.
The daily peak of DDoS attack traffic increased 100% from January 2020 to May 2021, reaching 3 Tbps, with most of the high-bandwidth, high-intensity attacks originating from fewer than 50 hosting companies, Nokia Deepfield reports.
Traditional ransomware attacks may have taken over the news, but Proofpoint researchers say the malicious actors who presents themselves as the North Korean-backed Lazarus advanced persistent threat group have revamped their distributed denial-of-service ransom extortion strategy and rebranded.
Enterprises constantly add new services, provide access to third parties, undergo digital transformation resulting in their networks becoming vulnerable to DDoS attacks as these changes create ongoing new and undetected DDoS attack surface risks. The only way to fully protect any network is to simulate DDoS attacks...
Security researchers have uncovered a flaw dubbed TsuNAME in DNS resolver software that attackers could used to carry out distributed denial-of-service attacks against authoritative DNS servers. Google and Cisco have resolved the issue in their DNS servers.
DDoS, one of the oldest types of cyberthreats, continues to pose major security risks for virtually every type of enterprise — small and large alike. And while some organizations might believe they’re a low-risk target, the growing reliance on internet connectivity to power business-critical applications leaves...
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Join NETSCOUT, the industry leader in DDoS attack research and protection products/service to review key findings their latest Threat Intelligence Report. In this webinar you’ll learn about:
How attackers took advantage of a pandemic by launching over 10 million DDoS attacks in 2020
New attack vectors that...
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine accuses Russia of turning Ukrainian government servers into a botnet for massive distributed denial-of-service attacks that then caused the servers to be blocked.