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We’re only three months into 2021, and Akamai has mitigated 3 out of the 6 largest DDoS attacks they have ever witnessed. Two of these hit the same company on the same day, and the attackers’ goal was extort money from the target. “Growing” DDoS attacks Hoping for a major Bitcoin payout, DDoS attackers continue […]

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Cybercriminals can exploit Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) as a powerful tool to amplify distributed denial-of-service (DDoS attacks), new research has found. Attackers can abuse RDP to launch UDP reflection/amplification attacks with an amplification ratio of 85.9:1, principal engineer Roland Dobbins and senior network security analyst Steinthor Bjarnason from Netscout said in a report published […]

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The large-scale shift to remote work and the increased reliance on online services as the result of the global pandemic this year gave threat actors new opportunities to use distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to harass and extort organizations. Providers of DDoS mitigation services reported an overall increase in attack volumes, attack sophistication, and attack complexity […]

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