The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of attempts made by European law enforcement to encourage young cybercriminals to channel their skills in more ethical ways. Also featured: Fraud detection and response; inspiring behavioral change.
Dutch cybercrime police have a message for almost 30 users of an on-demand distributed denial-of-service site: We see what you're doing; now cut it out or we're going to arrest you. And not for the first time, the move shows police in Europe emphasizing ethical hacking pursuits instead for young adults.
Picking up where they left during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, bad actors have continued their onslaught of DDoS attacks during the 1st half of 2021. In this webinar join ISMG and NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) to review key findings from their latest Threat Intelligence Report...
Scientists from the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado Boulder say they have discovered a new way that attackers could launch reflected denial-of-service amplification attacks over TCP by abusing middleboxes and censorship infrastructure.
The daily peak of DDoS attack traffic increased 100% from January 2020 to May 2021, reaching 3 Tbps, with most of the high-bandwidth, high-intensity attacks originating from fewer than 50 hosting companies, Nokia Deepfield reports.
Security researchers have uncovered a flaw dubbed TsuNAME in DNS resolver software that attackers could used to carry out distributed denial-of-service attacks against authoritative DNS servers. Google and Cisco have resolved the issue in their DNS servers.
Financial Institutions have long been a target for cyber criminals. But with most financial transactions now executed online and with DDoS attacks increasing in volume and intensity, there is a huge and growing potential for disruption in this sector.
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Forescout Research Labs and the Israeli security firm JSOF have found nine Domain Name System vulnerabilities affecting four TCP/IP stacks that, if exploited, could lead to remote code execution or denial-of-service attacks - potentially on millions of devices.
DDoS, one of the oldest types of cyberthreats, continues to pose major security risks for virtually every type of enterprise — small and large alike. And while some organizations might believe they’re a low-risk target, the growing reliance on internet connectivity to power business-critical applications leaves...
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Join NETSCOUT, the industry leader in DDoS attack research and protection products/service to review key findings their latest Threat Intelligence Report. In this webinar you’ll learn about:
How attackers took advantage of a pandemic by launching over 10 million DDoS attacks in 2020
New attack vectors that...
Other anti-DDoS vendors have smaller networks, fewer PoPs, and only a handful of DDoS scrubbing centers. Plus, they offer mitigation that is not automatic and is slow to respond, and often comes with either a limited mitigation SLA against only known attacks or no time-to-mitigation SLA at all.
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Researchers with NetScout are warning that attackers are abusing certain versions of the Plex media server app to strengthen and amplify DDoS attacks. The FBI has also warned about increases in DDoS attacks that use these types of amplification techniques.
Researchers at the security firm Netlab have identified a previously undocumented botnet dubbed "Matryosh" that is targeting vulnerable Android devices to help build its network so it can conduct distributed denial-of-service attacks.