Denial of Service Archive

DDoS attacks costing UK firms £35,000 per attack

New research highlights the financial and reputational cost of DDoS attacks. New research has revealed that DDoS attacks can cost enterprises £35,000 per attack though lost revenue is only the fourth most damaging consequence of falling victim to this...

DDoS: Defense or Devastation

Your money or your data. Cybercriminals are forcing some companies to make the choice: Either send money or risk a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which can take down company IT systems, disrupting infrastructure or services and resulting...

Tracking Bitcoin Wallets as IOCs for Ransomware

By understanding how cybercriminals use bitcoin, threat analysts can connect the dots between cyber extortion, wallet addresses, shared infrastructure, TTPs, and attribution. Cryptocurrency, particularly bitcoin, has captured the attention of Wall Street and Silicon Valley over the past few...

DDoS attacks increasing once again

Major cyber assaults are seeing on the rise again, Kaspersky Lab report claims. DDoS attacks are on the rise again as criminals turn to brute force attacks once more, new research has claimed. The latest DDoS Intelligence report from...

Cybersecurity: into the data breach

Cybersecurity has become a significant issue as attacks are increasing. In the new payments ecosystem, where third-party developers can directly interact with banks’ customers, data privacy and security become paramount, according to the World Payments Report 2017 by Capgemini...

Pulse-Wave DDoS Attacks Mark a New Tactic in Q2

A new tactic for DDoS is gaining steam: the pulse wave attack. It’s called such due to the traffic pattern it generates—a rapid succession of attack bursts that split a botnet’s attack output. According to Imperva’s latest Global DDoS...