How to Choose the Right DDoS Solution

Security Boulevard

This guide examines the various deployment models for DDoS protection and reviews that combine cloud and premise-based components. The post How to Choose the Right DDoS Solution appeared first on Radware Blog.

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Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict for DDoS-for-Hire Boss

Krebs on Security

man charged in 2018 with operating two online services that allowed paying customers to launch powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against Internet users and websites. with operating two DDoS-for-hire or “booter” services — downthem[.]org

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DDoS Mitigation Firm Founder Admits to DDoS

Krebs on Security

A Georgia man who co-founded a service designed to protect companies from crippling distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has pleaded to paying a DDoS-for-hire service to launch attacks against others.

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DDoS attacks on VoIP and the urgent need for DDoS protection

Security Boulevard

VoIP companies have recently been the target of a series of ransom Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks around the globe with UK-based VoIP providers including VoIP Unlimited, and Quebec-based company VoIP.ms These DDoS attacks on VoIP providers have […].

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What is a DDoS Extortion Attack and How do you Respond to it?

Security Boulevard

DDoS extortion attacks have skyrocketed over the past year and are expected to trend upwards in the future too. DDoS attacks aren’t new threats. The post What is a DDoS Extortion Attack and How do you Respond to it?

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VOIP Services hit by DDoS attack

CyberSecurity Insiders

A Distributed Denial of Service(DDoS) attack was launched on Canada-based VOIP services provided named VoIP.ms, disrupting its phone calls and other of its web services. However, sources reporting to Cybersecurity Insider aren’t sure whether the gang involved in the DDoS attack on VOIP.ms

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A Three-Episode DDoS Ransom Attack Prologue

Security Boulevard

DDoS attacks are becoming a part of ransom attacks. The post A Three-Episode DDoS Ransom Attack Prologue appeared first on Radware Blog. The post A Three-Episode DDoS Ransom Attack Prologue appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Bandwidth.com Became the Victim of DDoS Attacks

Heimadal Security

The post Bandwidth.com Became the Victim of DDoS Attacks appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. Cybersecurity News DDoS DDoS attack VoIPBandwidth.com is a VoIP services company that is providing voice telephony over the Internet to businesses and resellers.

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Microsoft Azure Attack Illustrates Ongoing DDoS Threats

eSecurity Planet

Officials with Microsoft’s Azure public cloud said the company in late August was able to stave off a record distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against a European customer that originated in the Asia-Pacific region. Mitigating the DDoS Attack. DDoS an Ongoing Threat.

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M?ris Botnet Breaks DDoS Record

Heimadal Security

For the last month, a new distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnet has been attacking the Russian internet company Yandex. ris Botnet Breaks DDoS Record appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. Cybersecurity News DDoS malware meris mictotik Yandex DDoS attack

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DDoS attacks in Q2 2021

SecureList

For example, April saw the active distribution of a new DDoS botnet called Simps — the name under which it introduced itself to owners of infected devices. The actual DDoS functionality of Simps is not original: the code overlaps with the Mirai and Gafgyt botnets. News overview.

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Microsoft thwarts record?breaking DDoS attack

We Live Security

The post Microsoft thwarts record‑breaking DDoS attack appeared first on WeLiveSecurity. The attack, which clocked in at 2.4 Tbps, targeted one of Azure customers based in Europe. Cybersecurity

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Russian Internet Giant Yandex Targeted by Massive DDoS Attack

Heimadal Security

The largest DDoS attack in the history of the Russian Internet was carried out on Yandex’ servers last weekend. The post Russian Internet Giant Yandex Targeted by Massive DDoS Attack appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. Cybersecurity News DDoS DDoS attack Yandex DDoS attack

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Imperva mitigated its largest attack as a provider of DDoS protection

Security Boulevard

In July, Imperva mitigated its largest attack as a provider of DDoS protection, and one of the largest DDoS attacks so far in 2021. The post Imperva mitigated its largest attack as a provider of DDoS protection appeared first on Blog.

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Top Reasons that DDoS Protection Services is More Crucial Than Ever

Security Boulevard

DDoS attack protection is comparable to the airbag systems in cars or life jackets on airplanes. The post Top Reasons that DDoS Protection Services is More Crucial Than Ever appeared first on Indusface.

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5 high-profile DDoS attacks that should chill you to the bone

Security Boulevard

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are malicious attempts to make an online service unavailable to users, usually by temporarily interrupting or suspending the services of its hosting server. Security Bloggers Network DDoS attacks DDoS Mitigation Digest

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DDoS attacks target the Philippine human rights alliance Karapatan

Security Affairs

The Philippine human rights alliance Karapatan has suffered a massive and prolonged Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, Qurium organizations linked it to the local government. Qurium forensics report: Human rights alliance ‘Karapatan’ under long lasting DDoS attack.

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Phantom Floods: Are Service Providers Blind to These DDoS Attacks?

Security Boulevard

The post Phantom Floods: Are Service Providers Blind to These DDoS Attacks? The post Phantom Floods: Are Service Providers Blind to These DDoS Attacks? Phantom flood attacks and other low volume attacks are a significant security threat for service providers and their customers.

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Cloudflare: Mirai Botnet Launched Record-Breaking DDoS Attack

eSecurity Planet

Cloudflare last month fought off a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack by a botnet that was bombarding 17.2 DDoS Attacks on the Rise. million DDoS attacks occurred in the first quarter, a 31 percent increase year-over-year.

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Owners of DDoS-for-Hire Service vDOS Get 6 Months Community Service

Krebs on Security

Until it was shuttered in 2016, vDOS was by far the most reliable and powerful DDoS-for-hire or “booter” service on the market, allowing even completely unskilled Internet users to launch crippling assaults capable of knocking most websites offline.

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Cloudflare mitigated the largest ever volumetric DDoS attack to date

Security Affairs

Web infrastructure and website security company Cloudflare announced to have mitigated the largest ever volumetric DDoS attack to date. “Earlier this summer, Cloudflare’s autonomous edge DDoS protection systems automatically detected and mitigated a 17.2

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DDoS Operator Arrested by the Ukrainian Police

Heimadal Security

The post DDoS Operator Arrested by the Ukrainian Police appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. Cybersecurity News botnets DDoS ukraine

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Microsoft mitigated a record 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack in August

Security Affairs

Microsoft Azure cloud service mitigated a massive DDoS attack of 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps) at the end of August, it is the largest DDoS attack to date. terabytes per second (Tbps) DDoS attack at the end of August, it represents the largest DDoS attack recorded to date.

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DDoS attacks and 5G: everything you need to know

Security Boulevard

Cybersecurity geeks may already know this historical tidbit… The first DDoS attack occurred back in 1999, when a computer at the University of Minnesota suddenly came under attack from a network of 114 other computers infected with a malicious script called Trin00.

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Dirt Cheap DDoS for Hire, via D/TLS Amplification

Security Boulevard

The post Dirt Cheap DDoS for Hire, via D/TLS Amplification appeared first on Security Boulevard. Here’s a new way of sending powerful denial of service traffic: misusing servers that talk Datagram Transport Layer Security (D/TLS).

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Yandex is under the largest DDoS attack in the history of Runet

Security Affairs

The Russian internet service provider Yandex is under a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that began last week. The record magnitude of the massive DDoS attack was also confirmed by the US company Cloudflare, which specializes in the protection against such kinds of attacks.

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DDoS attacks in Q4 2020

SecureList

In December, Canada’s Laurentian University reported a DDoS attack. Educational institutions are recommended to use anti-DDoS solutions and strong firewall settings, and partner up with ISPs. In early October, a DDoS attack was reported by the PUBG Mobile team.

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Hackers abuse Plex Media servers for DDoS amplification attacks

Security Affairs

Netscout experts warn of DDoS-for-hire services abusing Plex Media servers to bounce junk traffic and amplify DDoS attacks. Netscout researchers found 27,000 Plex Media servers left exposed online that could be abused for DDoS attacks.

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DDoS Website Customers Warned About a Possible Prosecution

Heimadal Security

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service and refers to an online attack in which legitimate users are prevented from accessing their target online location. A DDoS attack is usually done by flooding a particular site with a multitude of illegitimate information requests.

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Security Service of Ukraine arrested a man operating a huge DDoS botnet

Security Affairs

Ukrainian police arrested a cybercriminal who controlled a botnet composed of 100,000 devices that was available for rent to launch DDoS attacks. Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has arrested a hacker who controlled a DDoS botnet composed of 100,000 devices that was available for rent.

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Major IPS in New Zealand hit by massive DDoS, Internet outages reported

Security Affairs

A massive DDoS hit New Zealand ‘s third-largest internet operator isolating parts of the country from the Internet. A massive DDoS hit Vocus ISP, New Zealand ‘s third-largest internet operator, isolating parts of the country from the Internet.

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A massive DDoS knocked offline Belgian government websites

Security Affairs

A massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack shut down Belgiums’ government websites, internal networks were also impacted. Due to a DDoS-attack some Belnet customers are experiencing connectivity problems. SecurityAffairs – hacking, DDoS).

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DDoS attacks in Q1 2021

SecureList

Botnet operators use infected devices to carry out DDoS attacks or mine cryptocurrency. In Q1 2021, cybercriminals also found a host of new tools for amplifying DDoS attacks. RDP servers listening on UDP port 3389 were used to amplify DDoS attacks. DDoS attack dynamics.

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Great Firewall Ready to Unleash ‘Gigantic’ DDoS—so are Other Middleboxes

Security Boulevard

The post Great Firewall Ready to Unleash ‘Gigantic’ DDoS—so are Other Middleboxes appeared first on Security Boulevard. Researchers have disclosed a nasty new way for bad people to mess up the internet for the rest of us.

Ukrainian police arrest DDoS operator controlling 100,000 bots

Bleeping Computer

Ukrainian police have arrested a hacker who controlled a 100,000 device botnet used to perform DDoS attacks on behalf of paid customers. [.]. Security

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Dutch police warn customers of a popular DDoS booter service

Security Affairs

Dutch police warn customers of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) website of stopping using the service to avoid prosecution. Dutch police warn customers of a booter service, abused to carry out distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, of to stop using it to avoid prosecution.

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DDoS attacks are down 38.8% in Q2 2021

Tech Republic Security

It's all quiet on the DDoS front, but don't get complacent: The lull is expected, said Kaskersky, and new attack vectors could spell a coming resurgence

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An Overview of DDoS Attacks in Q1

Security Boulevard

Ransom DDoS and the reliance on remote operations/teleworking fueled attacks on finance, biotech and pharmaceutical industries. The post An Overview of DDoS Attacks in Q1 appeared first on Radware Blog. The post An Overview of DDoS Attacks in Q1 appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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How a DDoS Attack on an Internet Service Provider Can Paralyze Critical Infrastructure

Security Boulevard

The motivation behind Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is often unknown. And while DDoS attacks on business enterprises can result in huge commercial losses due to […]. Security Bloggers Network DDoS attacks DDoS Mitigation Digest

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TsuNAME flaw exposes DNS servers to DDoS attacks

Security Affairs

A flaw in some DNS resolvers, tracked as TsuNAME, can allow attackers to launch DDoS attacks against authoritative DNS servers. The flaw can be exploited by attackers to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against authoritative DNS servers.

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DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

Dark Reading

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers. Here's how to fight back

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Why Banks Are Still A Top Target For DDoS Attacks

Security Boulevard

The post Why Banks Are Still A Top Target For DDoS Attacks appeared first on Blog. The post Why Banks Are Still A Top Target For DDoS Attacks appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Largest DDoS attack ever reported gets hoovered up by Cloudflare

Malwarebytes

On the Cloudflare blog , the American web infrastructure behemoth that provides content delivery network (CDN) and DDoS mitigation services reports that it detected and mitigated a 17.2 million request-per-second (rps) DDoS attack.

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