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Radware notes huge uptick in DDoS attack blocking in 2021
Radware’s director of threat intelligence, Pascal Geenens, says in the first nine months of 2021 there were more blocked attacks than there were in the entirety of 2020.
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Radware adds DDoS protection against low-volume flood attacks
"The impact of phantom flood attacks should not be underestimated. They can cause major disruption to the customer experience when they go undetected."
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Cloud
DDoS attacks surging - report
"The motivations behind these huge attacks are unclear at this point."
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Global cybersecurity crisis accelerates with 5.4 million DDos attacks
Cyberattacks continue to have a dramatic impact on private and public organisations and governments worldwide.
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Outage
What is an internet outage?
As more essential services are delivered digitally, availability becomes the most pressing concern, writes Cisco ThousandEyes solutions architect Mike Hicks.
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APAC top target for network DDoS attacks - report
This is likely due to the region's acceleration of DevOps programs and practices during COVID-19.
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Cybersecurity
Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Internet infrastructure provider Vocus has confirmed it was hit with a DDoS attack which took its internet down for about an hour today, affecting people across the country.
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Imperva
What are the top five threats to financial services orgs? Imperva investigates
The pandemic has driven large scale growth in online banking, dramatically increasing the volume of sensitive customer data that’s available to steal, Imperva states.
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Cybersecurity
RDDoS attacks more prevalent than ransomware - 70% of organisations targeted multiple times
Research finds RDDoS attacks are a more significant threat to organisations than ransomware.
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INAP selects Radware for DDoS protection and cloud web application security services
Radware’s North America vice president Bob Simpson says that there has been a rapid shift to cloud - and more sophisticated cyber attacks to go with it.
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Cloud
DDoS attacks plateau in second quarter - Kaspersky
Scammers have been looking for ways to amplify DDoS attacks.
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Increase in DDoS extortion campaigns and hit-and-run assaults
"The window between the disclosing and weaponising of new vulnerabilities is getting very slim."
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Warning: Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion group resurfaces
"This is the first time we are seeing the bad actors selectively target organisations and favour those with unprotected assets for their ransom letters."
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New wave of Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion campaigns identified by Link11
A new wave of DDoS extortion campaigns by Fancy Lazarus has been identified by Link11.
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Cloud
DDoS attack report finds attack volumes up dramatically
The DDoS attack report analyses attack activity by industries, attack vectors, DDoS attacks on applications and on-premise versus cloud.
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How to build resilience through the cloud in a post-pandemic world
Modern cloud architectures are moving from monolithic, tiered models to distributed microservices-based architectures, writes Gigamon CTO Shehzad Merchant.
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DDoS attack volumes on the rise - report
By the end of 2020, the extortionists started circling back to earlier victims who did not pay ransom in earlier attempts, reusing their attack research.
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How to use an origin shield to protect your CDNs from DDoS attacks
One of the ways of preventing DDoS attacks is through the use of what is called an origin shield.
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Ransomware
Report reveals which industries are most vulnerable to new ransomware attacks
Zscaler has announced its new Ransomware Report highlighting the most prolific ransomware actors, their attack tactics, and the industries being targeted.
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Network Detection and Response / NDR
The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
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Malware
IoT botnets: Perspectives from a residential router
Surprisingly, a vast volume of malicious traffic can reach a residential device, writes Radware head of research Daniel Smith.
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Akamai named leader for DDoS mitigation solutions in The Forrester Wave
“As opposed to other 'all in one' solutions that can be vulnerable to platform outages, our distinct, purpose-built DDoS solutions are architected to ensure multiple levels of resilience."
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Extortion, ransom-related DDoS attacks surged in 2020
There was a 154% increase in the number of cyber attacks between 2019 and 2020, with growth in ransom-related DDoS.
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Financial watchdog slams NZX as being ill-prepared in face of DDoS attacks
“A DDoS attack was foreseeable, and an attack of sufficient magnitude to take down servers — and with them NZX’s market announcement platform — was at least possible and should have been planned for,” the FMA says in its review.