Tag: DDos

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Akamai repels enormous DDoS attack on European target

Akamai repels enormous DDoS attack on European target

Akamai repelled one of the largest DDoS attacks in European history. Cybercriminals attacked a company with 660 million packets per second (Mpps) and 854 Gbps of data during a 14-hour peak. According to Akamai, the target company suffered a constant DDoS attack for 30 days. Traffic peaked on 21 ... Read more

date17 days ago
EnemyBot adds exploits for VMware and F5 vulnerabilities

EnemyBot adds exploits for VMware and F5 vulnerabilities

EnemyBot is expanding rapidly. According to security researchers at AT&T Alien Labs, the botnet targets more and more platforms. EnemyBot is rapidly expanding its ecosystem. The botnet was discovered in April and targets vulnerabilities in web servers, content management systems, IoT devices... Read more

date3 months ago
Cloudflare blocks gigantic HTTPS DDoS attack

Cloudflare blocks gigantic HTTPS DDoS attack

Cloudflare detected a DDoS attack of 15.3 million HTTPS requests-per-second (rps) -- one of the largest HTTPS attacks ever observed. DDoS attackers use botnets to flood a victim's server with HTTP or HTTPS requests. In 2021, Cloudflare detected a record attack of 17.2 million HTTP requests per ... Read more

date4 months ago
Teradici PCoIP vulnerabilities affect 15 million endpoints, says HP

Teradici PCoIP vulnerabilities affect 15 million endpoints, says HP

HP has issued a security alert regarding new significant security flaws in the Teradici PCoIP client and agent for Windows, Linux, and macOS, which affect 15 million endpoints. Teradici is afflicted by the recently exposed OpenSSL certificate parsing problem, which creates an indefinite denial o... Read more

date4 months 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

date5 months ago
Ukrainian banks and government hit by large-scale DDoS attack

Ukrainian banks and government hit by large-scale DDoS attack

Ukraine suffered major cyberattacks against local banks, ATMs and Defense Ministry websites. According to NetBlocks, the incident concerns a large-scale DDoS attack. NetBlocks statistics show that a large-scale cyberattack has hit several major banks in Ukraine since Tuesday afternoon. The websi... Read more

date6 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

date7 months ago
‘Budgets for security will further increase in 2022’

‘Budgets for security will further increase in 2022’

Security will continue to be one of the most important concerns for companies in 2022. According to Neustar International Security Council (NISC), companies' security budgets will further increase in the coming year. NISC, a research department of security and analytics specialist Neustar, says ... Read more

date8 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

date9 months ago
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