DDoS news stories
WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
Top eight DDoS attacks that organisations must avoid
Malware perils lurk in all directions, with DDoS attacks high on the danger list. In fact, early this year, Microsoft disclosed the largest DDoS attack ever recorded at 3.47Tbps.
Radware unveils industry-first terabit DDoS mitigation platform
"Supporting new technologies, while overcoming the significant rise in DDoS attack intensity, requires an advanced scrubbing platform."
DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly large and complex
Distributed Denial-of-service attacks decreased slightly in 2021 but are becoming larger and more complex in nature, according to new analysis from F5.
Malicious web application attacks climb 88% - report
"Bad actors are getting smarter, more organised, and more targeted in pursuing their objectives whether that be for money, fame, or a political cause."
Radware announce major expansion plans in cloud security space
Radware has announced the acquisition of business from SecurityDAM, which is its DDoS scrubbing centres provider.
Advantage: Why the gold standard of customer service matters
As a business, it is crucial to evolve and adapt IT operations to survive, innovate and compete - even more so during a global pandemic.
How open banking benefits customers, banks – and cybercriminals
While open banking benefits banks, fintechs, and consumers, its promise to deliver innovative services and spur competition does not come without security cautions.
Ransom DDoS attacks surged in final quarter of 2021 - report
Ransom DDoS attacks increased by 29% YoY and 175% QoQ in the last quarter 2021, according to new research from Cloudfare.
4 out of 5 organisations to significantly increase cybersecurity budgets in 2022
Four out of five organisations are increasing cybersecurity budgets for 2022. While half of security decision-makers say the cyber skills gap will significantly impact their 2022 strategy.
80% of reported A/NZ cyber incidents are DDoS attacks, financial industry hit hardest
Sophisticated cyber attacks expose glaring vulnerabilities in A/NZ financial C-suite
Automation pays off as Neustar thwarts 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack
The attack, which lasted several hours and traffic had more than 44,000 unique sources, occurred just as NSS was preparing to spin out of Neustar to become a standalone company.
Record number of cyberattacks over Black Friday weekend
There were a record number of cyberattacks over Black Friday weekend, with companies facing a flood of DDoS attacks, according to new research from IT security provider, Link11.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to represent historic security challenges for retailers
Cybercriminals continue to take advantage of increased online interactions and transactions, launching a staggering 5.4 million DDoS attacks from January to June 2021.
Quantity, size and complexity of DDoS attacks on the rise - report
"DDoS attacks are rampant, and the frequency doesn't seem to be slowing down."
DDoS attacks become more severe, 'carpet bombing' poses major challenge
DDoS attacks are a more serious threat in Q3 2021 than ever before. The flood of attacks is constant and the incidents prove to be bandwidth-intensive and complex.
DDoS attacks on the rise, becoming more sophisticated
"We have seen the cryptomining and DDoS attack groups competing for resources, since many of the same botnets used for DDoS attacks can be used for cryptomining."
Radware notes huge uptick in DDoS attack blocking in 2021
Radware’s director of threat intelligence, Pascal Geenens, says in the first nine months of 2021 there were more blocked attacks than there were in the entirety of 2020.
Radware adds DDoS protection against low-volume flood attacks
"The impact of phantom flood attacks should not be underestimated. They can cause major disruption to the customer experience when they go undetected."
DDoS attacks surging - report
"The motivations behind these huge attacks are unclear at this point."
Global cybersecurity crisis accelerates with 5.4 million DDos attacks
Cyberattacks continue to have a dramatic impact on private and public organisations and governments worldwide.
What is an internet outage?
As more essential services are delivered digitally, availability becomes the most pressing concern, writes Cisco ThousandEyes solutions architect Mike Hicks.
APAC top target for network DDoS attacks - report
This is likely due to the region's acceleration of DevOps programs and practices during COVID.
Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Internet infrastructure provider Vocus has confirmed it was hit with a DDoS attack which took its internet down for about an hour today, affecting people across the country.