DDoS Attacks Target UK Universities: Who’s Behind Them?
Nearly 200 UK universities have suffered 850 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the current academic year. JISC wonders: Are students or staff may be behind the attacks?
Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 01 October 2018
Today’s MSSP news involves Blockchain cybersecurity; conferences from Cybereason, FireEye and Splunk; DDoS attacks target universities; Stealthbits NAS & IBM; Marist College Security Operations Center (SOC) and more.
DDoS Attacks Exploit Weak IoT Security
DDoS attackers increasingly marshal thousands of unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices into a zombie army, Nexusguard’s data showed.
Akamai State of the Internet Report: Total DDoS Attacks Up 16% in 2018
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are commonly used to breach organizations, a report from cloud delivery platform firm Akamai Technologies shows.
DDoS Conviction: IT Consultant Receives 15-Year Prison Sentence
John Kelsey Gammell, an ex-employee at point-of-sale (POS) services firm Washburn Computer Group, has been convicted to 15 years in prison for DDoS attacks.
Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 29 May 2018
Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Canadian bank breaches, DDoS attacker convicted, DHS cyber guidance, Verint Systems pursues NSO Group and more.
Kaspersky Lab DDoS Report: Cyberattacks, Targets Increase in Q1 2018
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks increase in the first quarter of 2018, research from antivirus & cybersecurity solutions provider Kaspersky Lab shows.
Report: DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks Spiked 357 Percent in Q4 2017
While Q4 2017 DDoS attacks fell 12 percent from the same period last year, Nexusguard warned that a new class of powerful botnets may appear from wider DNSSEC adoption.
Arbor Networks Unveils APT, DDoS Security Solution for SMBs
Arbor Networks extends advanced persistent threat (APT), network visibility & DDoS security solution to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
DDoS Attacks: Politics, Money Take Onslaughts to Next Level
Several prominent DDoS attacks in Q2 2017 involved political activity, Kaspersky Lab’s new DDoS Intelligence Report says.