Tag: DDoS attack

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Google Cloud Armor adds rate limiting to combat DDoS attacks

Google Cloud Armor adds rate limiting to combat DDoS attacks

In light of recent attacks against cloud-based users, Google added new capabilities to Cloud Armor. In a recent blog post, Google stated that modern cyberattacks use increasingly comprehensive techniques like volumetric floods, bot-based attacks, API abuse and DDoS attacks. Google Cloud Armor... Read more

date23 hours ago
Cloudflare fends off largest HTTPS DDoS attack of all time

Cloudflare fends off largest HTTPS DDoS attack of all time

Cloudflare recently repelled the largest HTTPS DDoS attack of all time. The attack executed as many as 26 million HTTPS requests per second using hijacked servers and virtual machines. The attack targeted one of Cloudflare's customers. The hackers used a botnet consisting of 5,067 IoT devices, s... Read more

date15 days ago
‘DDoS attacks were bigger and more complex in 2021’

‘DDoS attacks were bigger and more complex in 2021’

F5 researched the development of last year's DDoS attacks. Though the amount of attacks dropped in 2021, the average incident was larger and more complex. According to F5, the volume of global DDoS attacks decreased by 3 percent. Attacks were much larger in scale. The average size rose to more ... Read more

date3 months ago
‘We’ve mitigated the largest DDoS attack reported in history’

‘We’ve mitigated the largest DDoS attack reported in history’

Microsoft announces that Azure DDoS Protection defended against a DDoS attack of 3.47 Tbps in November 2021. "The largest attack reported in history", Microsoft says. DDoS attackers use the connectivity of hacked devices to fire a large number of data packets at a target. If a target cannot pro... Read more

date5 months ago
‘Record number of large-scale DDoS attacks on VoIP providers’

‘Record number of large-scale DDoS attacks on VoIP providers’

Cloudflare signalled a number of massive DDoS attacks in the past quarter. The attacks were mainly aimed at extorting VoIP providers. In addition, security experts note the arrival of a large botnet. According to Cloudflare's Q3 DDoS Attack Trends report, the past quarter was dominated by large ... Read more

date8 months ago
Microsoft handles record-breaking DDOS-attack on Azure customer

Microsoft handles record-breaking DDOS-attack on Azure customer

Microsoft recently said that it successfully handled a 2.4 TB per-second distributed denial-of-service assault against an Azure client, the world's largest DDoS attack in history. Countries involved in the attack Nearly 70,000 sources across many countries in Asia-Pacific, including Japan, Ta... Read more

date9 months ago
Cloudflare repels largest DDoS attack ever reported

Cloudflare repels largest DDoS attack ever reported

Cloudflare reported that its system managed to stop the most significant DDoS attack on record in July. In a post explaining what happened, Cloudflare said the attack was 17.2 million requests-per-second, about three times larger than the next biggest one ever recorded.  Omer Yoachimik, the... Read more

date10 months ago
Microsoft RDP is being exploited by DDoS attackers

Microsoft RDP is being exploited by DDoS attackers

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) malefactors are abusing the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to increase the effectiveness of their attacks. The Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol service included in Microsoft Windows operating systems is intended to provide authenticated remote virt... Read more

date1 year ago
Citrix issues Threat Advisory on DDoS attacks

Citrix issues Threat Advisory on DDoS attacks

The attacks are actively targeting Citrix Application Delivery Controllers. Citrix has issued an advisory notice detailing the threat of a distributed denial-of-service attack pattern impacting Citrix ADCs. As part of this attack, an attacker or bots can overwhelm the Citrix ADC DTLS network thr... Read more

date2 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

date2 years ago
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