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How open banking benefits customers, banks – and cybercriminals
While open banking benefits banks, fintechs, and consumers, its promise to deliver innovative services and spur competition does not come without security cautions.
Ransom DDoS attacks surged in final quarter of 2021 - report
Ransom DDoS attacks increased by 29% YoY and 175% QoQ in the last quarter 2021, according to new research from Cloudfare.
4 out of 5 organisations to significantly increase cybersecurity budgets in 2022
Four out of five organisations are increasing cybersecurity budgets for 2022. While half of security decision-makers say the cyber skills gap will significantly impact their 2022 strategy.
80% of reported A/NZ cyber incidents are DDoS attacks, financial industry hit hardest
Sophisticated cyber attacks expose glaring vulnerabilities in A/NZ financial C-suite
Automation pays off as Neustar thwarts 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack
The attack, which lasted several hours and traffic had more than 44,000 unique sources, occurred just as NSS was preparing to spin out of Neustar to become a standalone company.
Record number of cyberattacks over Black Friday weekend
There were a record number of cyberattacks over Black Friday weekend, with companies facing a flood of DDoS attacks, according to new research from IT security provider, Link11.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to represent historic security challenges for retailers
Cybercriminals continue to take advantage of increased online interactions and transactions, launching a staggering 5.4 million DDoS attacks from January to June 2021.
Quantity, size and complexity of DDoS attacks on the rise - report
"DDoS attacks are rampant, and the frequency doesn't seem to be slowing down."
DDoS attacks become more severe, 'carpet bombing' poses major challenge
DDoS attacks are a more serious threat in Q3 2021 than ever before. The flood of attacks is constant and the incidents prove to be bandwidth-intensive and complex.
DDoS attacks on the rise, becoming more sophisticated
"We have seen the cryptomining and DDoS attack groups competing for resources, since many of the same botnets used for DDoS attacks can be used for cryptomining."
Radware notes huge uptick in DDoS attack blocking in 2021
Radware’s director of threat intelligence, Pascal Geenens, says in the first nine months of 2021 there were more blocked attacks than there were in the entirety of 2020.
Radware adds DDoS protection against low-volume flood attacks
"The impact of phantom flood attacks should not be underestimated. They can cause major disruption to the customer experience when they go undetected."
DDoS attacks surging - report
"The motivations behind these huge attacks are unclear at this point."
Global cybersecurity crisis accelerates with 5.4 million DDos attacks
Cyberattacks continue to have a dramatic impact on private and public organisations and governments worldwide.
What is an internet outage?
As more essential services are delivered digitally, availability becomes the most pressing concern, writes Cisco ThousandEyes solutions architect Mike Hicks.
APAC top target for network DDoS attacks - report
This is likely due to the region's acceleration of DevOps programs and practices during COVID.
Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Internet infrastructure provider Vocus has confirmed it was hit with a DDoS attack which took its internet down for about an hour today, affecting people across the country.
What are the top five threats to financial services orgs? Imperva investigates
The pandemic has driven large scale growth in online banking, dramatically increasing the volume of sensitive customer data that’s available to steal, Imperva states.
RDDoS attacks more prevalent than ransomware - 70% of organisations targeted multiple times
Research finds RDDoS attacks are a more significant threat to organisations than ransomware.
INAP selects Radware for DDoS protection and cloud web application security services
Radware’s North America vice president Bob Simpson says that there has been a rapid shift to cloud - and more sophisticated cyber attacks to go with it.
DDoS attacks plateau in second quarter - Kaspersky
Scammers have been looking for ways to amplify DDoS attacks.
Increase in DDoS extortion campaigns and hit-and-run assaults
"The window between the disclosing and weaponising of new vulnerabilities is getting very slim."
Warning: Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion group resurfaces
"This is the first time we are seeing the bad actors selectively target organisations and favour those with unprotected assets for their ransom letters."
New wave of Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion campaigns identified by Link11
A new wave of DDoS extortion campaigns by Fancy Lazarus has been identified by Link11.