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Maximum DDoS attack size grows by 297%, report finds
Tue, 31st May 2022
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According to the report, while the average attack size fell by 50% over 2021 the maximum attack size nearly tripled, growing 297% over the same period.
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Online gaming a 'hotbed' for DDoS attacks — report
Thu, 14th Jan 2021
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The latency and availability issues present in online gaming, in particular, presented an attractive target to attackers, in addition to the enduring popularity of gaming in the era of COVID-19.
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DDoS attacks surge 542% amidst COVID-19 pandemic - report
Tue, 28th Jul 2020
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Generally considered the “off season” for DDoS attacks, researchers attribute the surge in incidents to malicious efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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DNS amplification attacks increase 1000% since last year - Nexusguard
Mon, 16th Sep 2019
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Enterprise networks and communications service providers (CSPs) need attack mitigation as DNS patch adoption creates new threats.
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Largest DDoS-for-hire websites responsible for 11% of attacks worldwide – Nexusguard
Tue, 26th Mar 2019
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The FBI’s shutdown of the world’s 15 largest DDoS-for-hire “booter” websites in December resulted in 85% decrease in average attack sizes, year-over year.
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Comms providers hit by most DDoS attacks in Q3 2018
Wed, 23rd Jan 2019
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New data indicates attackers preyed on the large attack surface of ASN-level communications service providers with a ‘bit-and-piece’ approach.
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DNS amplification attacks rise twofold in Q1 - report
Thu, 14th Jun 2018
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China and the US-dominated as the top two sources of DDoS attacks in Q1, contributing 15.2% and 14.2% of the botnets, respectively.
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The next major DDoS battleground: DNSSEC a 'significant new risk'
Wed, 21st Mar 2018
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"Improperly configured DNSSEC-enabled nameservers may be a new plague for unprepared teams," comments Nexusguard's chief technology officer.
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DDoS attacks hitting 'record-breaking' levels as volumes increase 380%
Tue, 13th Jun 2017
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DDoS attackers are hitting hard, fast and with no breaks in between, leading to record-breaking attacks over hours or even days.
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Nexusguard launches ‘industry first’ cloud DDoS mitigation platform
Tue, 7th Mar 2017
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"As DDoS attacks continue to grow & become more complex, having the agility to evolve alongside the attacks and customise our protection strategies."
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Cloud DDoS solutions providers eye Singapore as key security hub
Thu, 20th Oct 2016
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Nexusguard and Clearmanage are bringing DDoS protection and cloud computing together, targeted directly for the Singapore and APAC market.
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