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Report: Geopolitical unrest fuels surge in DDOS attacks

NetScout Systems has released findings from its H2 2023 DDoS Threat Intelligence Report that dissects trends and attack methodologies adversaries use against service providers, enterprises, and end-users. The information cited in the report is gathered from NetScout’s internet visibility at a global scale, collecting, analysing, prioritising, and disseminating data on DDoS attacks from 214 countries […]

April 25, 2024

Data: DDoS attacks up 16% in 2023

 Zayo Group, a communications infrastructure provider, has released its annual Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Insights Report, which found a significant increase in the intensity of DDoS attacks – and their impacts on businesses – in the second half of 2023. According to Zayo data, the average DDoS attack lasted 68 minutes in 2023. With […]

February 15, 2024

Report: DDoS attacks surge

Gcore, a cloud and edge solutions provider, has  revealed the findings of its Q3-Q4 2023 Gcore Radar report that provides insights into the current state of the DDoS protection market and cybersecurity trends. The report finds that there were a number of significant developments in the scale and sophistication of cyberthreats in H2 2023. Key […]

January 24, 2024

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