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Hungary: ‘We’ll DDoS pirates’

The Hungarian telecoms association has mooted a plan to tackle IPTV piracy with denial-of-service attacks. They are seeking permission from the authorities but some fear that exemption from the law might establish a difficult legal precedent. Pirates use domains, IP addresses, websites, servers and cloud services like other platforms. They know rights owners will attempt […]

September 20, 2022

Report: Record amount of DDoS attacks in 2020

NetScout has revealed findings from its bi-annual Threat Intelligence Report, punctuated by a record-setting 10,089,687 Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks observed during 2020. Cybercriminals exploited vulnerabilities exposed by massive internet usage shifts since many users were no longer protected by enterprise-grade security. Attackers paid particular attention to vital pandemic industries such as e-commerce, streaming […]

April 13, 2021