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How Microsoft Was Able to Thwart the Largest DDoS Attack Ever

A massive 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps) Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack has been mitigated by Microsoft, the company says. The attack targeted an Azure customer in Europe and was 140% higher than the highest attack bandwidth volume Microsoft previously...

Vital Pandemic Industries Foster Unprecedented DDoS Attack Activity

Netscout today announced findings from its bi-annual Threat Intelligence Report, punctuated by a record-setting 10,089,687 Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks observed during 2020. Cybercriminals exploited vulnerabilities exposed by massive internet usage shifts since many users were no longer protected...

DDoS Attacks Triple in 2020, According to Research

The number of DDoS attacks in Q2 of 2020 has increased three-fold in comparison to the same quarter in 2019, according to a report from Kaspersky. Kaspersky experts believe the rise in malicious activity can be attributed to the impact...

Keep VPNs Safe from Cyber Attacks during Lockdown

If cybercrime were a country, it would have the 13th highest gross domestic product (GDP) in the world, with large multi-national operations earning more than US$1 billion annually. This is according to the recently-released 2H 2019 NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence Report,...

Enlisting blockchain tech in the war against DDoS onslaughts

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are certainly on the rise. Arbor’s 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report showed that 33 percent of surveyed organisations suffered a DDoS attack in 2017 (this is sharply up from the previous year’s...

Almost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

In a world in which bigger often means better, Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, was recently put to the test and passed with flying colours. This is according to Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa...

Still waiting to catch the IoT bus? Here’s where it’s going in 2018

The breakthroughs that change our lives do not, usually, arrive in the world with a loud fanfare and an instant acceptance and understanding of the new arrival’s enormous significance. The Wright brothers, for example, were the first aviators to...

Twenty years of DDoS attacks – looking back, looking forward

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are more popular and dangerous today than at any time in history. In 20 years, DDoS attacks have gone from being a novelty to a nuisance, and finally today they represent a serious...

How to step up your cyber security game

In a time of changing and ever-present cyber-attacks, it’s crucial for every business to know where its risks lie. If you’re an IT security professional, you need to understand your potential cyber enemy and the current threat landscape so...

Service Providers urged to bolster defences against evolving IoT threats

Application security company F5 Network encouraged EMEA service providers to step up their defences against large-scale Internet of Things (IoT) hijacks. The call to arms comes in the wake of the recent Mirai botnet, which infected hundreds of thousands of...
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