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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...

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...

The New DDoS ‘Normal’ is Not Normal in Any Way

Threat actors will never turn down an opportunity for innovation, and the COVID-19 pandemic has provided an enormous such opportunity. We are seeing this quite clearly in the numbers coming through – and the new ‘normal’ around distributed denial...
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Navigating Business Complexity with Digital Innovation

As business leaders navigate the multifaceted challenges resonating across industries, the current climate presents a landscape of economic hardships,...
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