Tag: DDos

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OVHcloud unveils new Advance Bare Metal Servers tailored for SMEs

OVHcloud unveils new Advance Bare Metal Servers tailored for SMEs

OVHcloud announced a new series of mid-range dedicated servers intended for SMEs which are equipped with the latest generation of components. As part of the new offering, the web hosting giant combined its Advance and Infrastructure product lines. The move should help it maintain its best featur... Read more

date3 years ago
Attackers abuse Plex servers for DDoS attacks

Attackers abuse Plex servers for DDoS attacks

Malicious people have found a way to use poorly secured Plex servers to amplify DDoS attacks. Plex is aware of the problem and is looking into possible solutions. The attackers use the Plex servers for a phenomenon called DDoS amplification. Instead of directly bombarding a server with DDoS traf... Read more

date3 years ago
Worldwide ransom DDoS extortionists return in a new wave of attacks

Worldwide ransom DDoS extortionists return in a new wave of attacks

Security researchers have revealed that a ransom DDoS campaign is underway, targeting organizations all over the world. A cybersecurity alert by Radware indicates that the first wave of these attacks started in August. However, the DDoS campaigns were aimed at companies again, in the last week of D... Read more

date3 years ago
Cloudflare detects a new type of DDoS, inspired by an acoustic beat

Cloudflare detects a new type of DDoS, inspired by an acoustic beat

Someone has put a new spin on the good old DDoS attack. This new one is inspired by an acoustic beat, of all things. The attack was first spotted by the web infrastructure firm, Cloudflare. It comes as pulsating waves instead of bombarding a site in the old style. This attack simulates the beat ... Read more

date3 years ago
Google introduces DDoS protection for Cloud customers

Google introduces DDoS protection for Cloud customers

Google has announced Cloud Armor Adaptive Protection. The service uses technologies such as machine learning to recognise DDoS traffic and prevent servers from falling victim to DDoS attacks. The product builds on Google's years of experience in mitigating DDoS attacks, such as the 2.54Tbit/s at... Read more

date4 years ago
DDoS attacks are becoming more complex and frequent

DDoS attacks are becoming more complex and frequent

A new report from the cybersecurity firm Netscout states that DDoS attacks have become more common and complex. The report, which looks into the effects of remote working on overall cybersecurity in the UK, said that cybercriminals have continued to innovate in their efforts. The criminals are n... Read more

date4 years ago
The pandemic led to a surge in DDoS and Password Login attacks

The pandemic led to a surge in DDoS and Password Login attacks

In May and June, businesses may have caught a break, but cyberattacks are still becoming increasingly common. It is a well-documented fact that cyber-attacks against businesses and consumers have dramatically increased due to the pandemic.  F5 labs recently revealed more about the methods and t... Read more

date4 years ago
Dutch, Belgium and French providers target of DDOS attacks

Dutch, Belgium and French providers target of DDOS attacks

A number of providers in the Netherlands, Belgium and France have stated that they were under fire last week from targeted DDoS attacks. Among them are Delta, Online.nl, FreedomNet and Tweak.nl. The NBIP informed ZDNet that the attacks took place at the end of August and that several providers w... Read more

date4 years ago
Akamai mitigates biggest PPS DDoS attack ever

Akamai mitigates biggest PPS DDoS attack ever

Content delivery and cloud security specialist Akamai claims to have mitigated the largest-ever packet-per-second (PPS) DDoS attack. The target was attacked at a rate of 809 million packets per second. DDoS attacks are volume-based attacks that target companies using large amounts of data or IP ... Read more

date4 years ago
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