Attacks increase as a result of DDoS-for-hire services

DDoS attacks have increased in frequency, scale and complexity over the past year, driven by DDoS-for-hire services, according to a new report. DDoS-for-hire services have caused attacks to become more affordable by enabling unsophisticated threat actors to launch attacks,...

DDoS attacks on the rise in Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific region experienced 34,000 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the second quarter of 2016, according to Nexusguard’s Q2 2016 Threat Report – Asia-Pacific. The figure represents a 43 percent increase from the previous quarter. Even...

What You Need to Know about the Evolution of DDoS

In an attempt to define the modern-day DDoS attack, one must understand – there is more than one type of attack. Starting with the simplest first, network level DDoS attacks are the easiest to launch. They are fundamentally designed to crush...