DDoS Attacks Archive

Wikipedia fights off huge DDoS attack

Last Friday, 7 September, Wikipedia suffered what appears to be the most disruptive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in recent memory. It’s not that Wikipedia isn’t attacked regularly – it is. It’s just that the DDoS that hit...

Botnets shift from Windows towards Linux and IoT platforms

Botnets in 2018 continued to use DDoS as their primary weapon to attack high-speed networks, according to NSFOCUS. Continuous monitoring and research of botnets discovered significant changes taking place in the coding of malware used to create bots, operations,...

Central Asia: The Land of CyberCrime?

The development of the telecommunications infrastructure in Central Asia has increased the online presence of the region dramatically. It has also exposed cybercrime weaknesses. Unfortunately, there has been little education and development of regional expertise around the dangers of...