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DDoS Attacks Hit 1 Tbps in 2020

There has been a 151% increase in the number of DDoS attacks in the first half of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.According to Neustar’s latest CyberThreats and Trends Report, these attacks include the largest that Neustar has ever mitigated at 1.17 Tbps.As reports of the number of detected DDoS attacks increase, Neustar said the number of at
Publish At:2020-09-17 07:20 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

DDoS Attacks Rose 151% in First Half of 2020

Attacks grew in number, size, and sophistication as the coronavirus pandemic took hold.DDoS attacks grew in number, volume, and intensity in the first half of 2020 compared to the first half of 2019, and both very large and very small DDoS attacks showed increased sophistication and intensity in 2020, according to new data from Neustar.Related Content: New C
Publish At:2020-09-16 20:08 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Experts warn of surge in DDoS attacks targeting education institutions

Experts warn of a surge in the DDoS attacks against education institutions and the academic industry across the world. While the popularity of online learning is increasing due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, threat actors are launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) on education institutions and the academic industry across the world. The
Publish At:2020-09-15 18:08 | Read:133 | Comments:1 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking DDoS education institution

Surge in DDoS attacks targeting education and academic sector

As education institutions across the world moved to online learning, cyber threat disruptions have amplified more than ever. Malware, vulnerability exploits, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), phishing attacks have all struck this sector, increasing in frequency over the past two months.As schools in the U.S. restarted in remote learning mode, cybersecuri
Publish At:2020-09-15 10:37 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security DDOS

Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions. These sometimes helpful online tools that work directly with the Google Chrome browser can pull off a variety of tric
Publish At:2020-09-14 13:15 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast advanced persistent threats APT Center for Public He

DDoS Attacks on Education Escalate in 2020

The number of DDoS attacks affecting educational resources was far higher between February and June 2020 compared with 2019.Education has become a prime target for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks as more schools rely on distance learning to stop the spread of COVID-19. Researchers also report a rise in phishing pages and emails, as well as threa
Publish At:2020-09-04 18:48 | Read:212 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

DDoS Attacks on Virtual Education Rise 350%

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against online educational resources are over three times more prevalent in 2020 than they were last year, according to new research by Kaspersky.In a report published today, researchers found that between January and June 2020, the number of DDoS attacks affecting educational resources increased by
Publish At:2020-09-04 13:53 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Top Five Most Infamous DDoS Attacks

Guest article by Adrian Taylor, Regional VP of Sales for A10 Networks  Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are now everyday occurrences. Whether you’re a small non-profit or a huge multinational conglomerate, your online services—email, websites, anything that faces the internet—can be slowed or completely stopped by a DDoS attack. Moreover, D
Publish At:2020-09-02 18:10 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

New Zealand stock exchange (NZX) halted 2 days by DDoS attack

New Zealand’s stock exchange (NZX) confirmed it was hit by a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack from abroad that knocked it offline two days. New Zealand’s stock exchange (NZX) has been hit by distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that took it offline for two days, trading activity was interrupted until the connectivity was restore
Publish At:2020-08-27 09:02 | Read:291 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking DDoS hacking news information security

New Zealand stock exchange halted trading after DDoS attacks

New Zealand’s stock exchange (NZX) has been impacted by distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks during the last two days, forcing it to shut down trading until the connectivity issues were resolved.NZX operates New Zealand's capital, risk, and commodity markets, and it supplies market information including real-time stock quotes, ma
Publish At:2020-08-26 15:30 | Read:261 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security DDOS

New Zealand Stock Exchange Suffers Second DDoS Attack in Two Days

New Zealand’s stock exchange suffered its second distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack within a matter of two days.According to Reuters, cash market trading on the floor of the New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX) came to a halt at 11:24 local time on August 26. Trading resumed several hours later at 15:00 local time, though additional disruptions
Publish At:2020-08-26 09:12 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News DDoS Ne

Dark web Empire Market still down after 3 days. DDoS attack or exit scam?

The dark web marketplace Empire Market has been down for at least 3 days, two of the possible reasons, an exit scam or a prolonged DDoS attack. The popular dark web site Empire Market has been down for at least 60 hours, it hasn’t been down for so long since 2019. The cause is still unclear, someone blames a prolonged denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, w
Publish At:2020-08-24 18:59 | Read:239 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Hacking Dark Web empire merket Exit s

Dark web market Empire down for days from DDoS attack

The popular dark web site Empire Market has been down for at least 48 hours, with some users suspecting an exit scam and others blaming a prolonged distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.Over the weekend, multiple reports emerged on Twitter and Reddit from users complaining about not being to load the Empire Market website.Empire Market features nu
Publish At:2020-08-24 10:57 | Read:413 | Comments:0 | Tags:CryptoCurrency Security DDOS

New Campaign Combines Extortion, DDoS

Latest attacks bank on the reputation of two prominent APT groups to increase the threat credibility.In the continuing evolution of cyberthreats, a new wave of attacks on businesses is combining distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and extortion. According to researchers at Akamai, the latest attacks attempt to leverage the reputations of two famous
Publish At:2020-08-18 16:37 | Read:192 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

DDoS Extorters Claim to Be Armada Collective, Fancy Bear

Cybercriminals claiming to represent well-known threat groups such as Fancy Bear and Armada Collective have been threatening organizations with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, Akamai warns.The attacks started roughly a week ago and are targeting a variety of sectors, including financial and retail, attempting to extort large sums of money from
Publish At:2020-08-18 08:59 | Read:240 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Fraud & Identity


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