Amplified DDoS Attacks Are Here to Stay, Experts Say

As bad actors seek ever-more lucrative ways to enhance their Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, analysts are noticing a sustained effort from the black hat community to amplify their firepower. Nexusguard has released new data revealing that DNS amplification attacks worldwide have increased 700% since 2016. In the first quarter of 2018, 55 DNS …

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Destructive Nation-State Cyberattacks Will Rise

More than 90 percent of respondents in a Tripwire survey in Europe expect attacks by state-sponsored threat actors to increase in the next 12 months. Incidents like last year’s WannaCry attacks by suspected North Korean threat actors and the more recent news about Russian hackers taking control of hundreds of thousands of network routers worldwide …

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