DDoS attacks down in second quarter

Attacks designed to overwhelm servers with internet traffic — known as distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks — were less frequent this spring than last, according to Akamai’s second quarter report. Akamai is a major seller of services to fight DDoS...

Why DDoS attacks show no signs of slowing down

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks caused substantial damage to organisations across APAC and the world in the past year. According to Neustar’s recent ‘Worldwide DDoS Attacks and Cyber Insights Research Report’, 84 percent organisations surveyed globally were hit...

Long-lasting DDoS attacks are back

Kaspersky report reveals the return of major DDoS threats, which are now also lasting longer than ever before. Long-lasting DDoS attacks are back, and they’re harder than ever, new research has claimed. According to a report from Kaspersky Lab,...