DDoS Botnets are Back and Poised to Do Damage

DDoS attacks have been among the top cybersecurity threats in recent years, and have the potential to cause wide scale disruption of internet services. The massive attack on DNS provider Dyn in 2016 caused outages to popular websites like Twitter and Netflix and affected millions of users worldwide. Various other enterprises including financial institutions, video …

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DDoS Attacks Up in Q1 After Months of Steady Decline

Sudden surge suggests that new actors have stepped up to the plate to replace the old operators. Distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) — particularly those lasting more than an hour — increased sharply in number during the first quarter of this year over the prior quarter after declining steadily for most of 2018. The unexpected resurgence …

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5 Key Considerations in Choosing a DDoS Mitigation Network

A DDoS mitigation service is more than just the technology or the service guarantees. The quality and resilience of the underlying network is a critical component in your armor, and one which must be carefully evaluated to determine how well it can protect you against sophisticated DDoS attacks. Massive Capacity When it comes to protection …

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DDoS attacks among top 5G security concerns

DDoS attacks top the list of primary security concerns for mobile operators now that 5G wireless is advancing as the number of connected devices grows. The next generation of mobile networking technology — the highly anticipated 5G — will improve the speed and responsiveness of wireless networks when deployed, but it is already raising questions …

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