DDoS Defense Archive

Telcos struggling to mitigate the threats of cyber attacks

EfficientIP’s 2018 DNS Threat Report has revealed telecom organisations took an average of 18 hours to mitigate each cyber attack. The telecommunications sector ranks as one of the worst businesses sectors in its handling of cyber threats. According to...

European DDoS attack volumes more than double

In Europe DDoS attack volumes have increased sharply during the third quarter 2018 according to a new report. The report from DDoS protection specialist Link11 shows the average attack volume more than doubled in July, August and September, to...

Online Poker Sites Suffer DDoS Attacks

The online poker industry has recently been plagued by a spate of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, with three highly popular gaming websites being impacted by the onslaught. Initial reports of the attacks emerged on US-facing America’s Card...

DDoS Attack Volume Rose 50% in Q2 2018

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks aimed at disruption remain a massive problem for businesses big and small, despite the shutdown of the Webstresser DDoS-for-hire service. Attackers are also increasingly striking outside of normal business hours, researchers have found....