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Combatting DDoS Attacks: Strategies for Resilient Defense

Within the constantly-fluid cybersecurity arena, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks present a formidable challenge. The staggering frequency and impact of these attacks are often underestimated, yet they are a relentless threat, disrupting the very fabric of the internet. NETSCOUT’s ASERT...

EMEA receives most DDOS attacks amid ongoing geopolitical unrest

Cybercriminals ramped up their nefarious activities during the first half of 2023. According to NETSCOUT’s latest Threat Intelligence Report, threat actors launched approximately 7.9 million distributed denial-of-service (DDoS*) attacks globally in 1H 2023, compared to just over 6 million...

The Crypto Collapse & Rising DDoS Smart Attacks

During Q2 2022, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks reached a new level as the share of smart attacks and average duration saw steep increases. Compared to the previous year, the average duration of a DDoS attack rose 100...

Ukraine War Leads to Largest Ever Spike in DDoS Attacks – Kaspersky

According to Russian cybersecurity group Kasperksy, compared to Q1 2021, the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in Q1 2022 rose 4.5 times with a considerable number of the attacks likely to be the result of hacktivist...

Bad Actors Innovate, Extort & Launch 9.7M DDoS Attacks

In March 2022 we released our 2H 2021 Threat Intelligence Report. The report covers worldwide distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack activity during 2021—particularly during the second half of the year. As always, it’s chock-full of DDoS attack statistics, trends, and...

TP240 PhoneHome Reflection/Amplification DDoS Attack Vector

Beginning in mid-February 2022, security researchers, network operators, and security vendors observed a spike in DDoS attacks sourced from UDP port 10074 targeting broadband access ISPs, financial institutions, logistics companies, and organizations in other vertical markets. Upon further investigation, it...

Massive Increase in DDoS Attacks Observed – Record Numbers Reached

Compared to Q3 2021, the total number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in Q4 shows an increase of 52%. This is 4.5 times more than the same time the previous year. These and other findings were published in...

NETSCOUT: The Long Tail of Adversary Innovation

NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) observed a record-setting 5.4 million attacks in the first half of 2021, further confirmation that their “up and to the right” mantra would continue to hold true. As the findings from the...

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...

SEACOM Taps NETSCOUT for DDoS Services in SA & Kenya

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, a leading provider of security, service assurance, and business analytics has announced a new strategic partnership today with one of Africa's leading broadband internet providers, SEACOM. This new strategic alliance aims to provide managed DDoS and security services...
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