Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are increasingly complex and they frequently employ multiple attack types and strategies such as multivector and diversionary attacks against a broad set of targets. Industry reports continue to illustrate that no one organization is safe.
Even though DDoS prevention...
A massive DDoS attack generating 809 million packets per second was recently directed against a large European bank, according to the security firm Akamai, which describes in a new report the unusual approach the attackers took.
The operator of a newly discovered botnet dubbed "Dark Nexus" is offering cybercriminals access to an array of capabilities, include the ability to launch DDoS attacks on demand, according researchers at Bitdefender.
Australia's financial sector should brace for the potential of distributed denial-of-service attacks, the nation's top cyber agency has warned, pointing to threats from a group called the "Silence Hacking Crew."
The FBI has arrested a suspect who's charged in connection with waging distributed denial-of-service attacks against the campaign website of an unsuccessful 2018 Democratic candidate for the U.S. House in California.