DDoS attacks hitting service providers hard

DDoS attacks hitting service providers hard

Distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) are “significantly” on the rise, suggest a new report from F5 Labs. The same report also argues brute force attacks, although still present, are losing steam. In the past two years, DDoS attacks accounted for almost half (49 percent) of all cyberattacks, representing “by far the biggest threat” to […]

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Wikipedia hit by DDoS attack

Wikipedia hit by DDoS attack

The world’s most popular online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, has suffered a severe DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack, which resulted with multiple servers across the globe going offline in different points in time. According to the company’s Twitter account, but also a subsequent press release, the attack started on Friday, forcing the site offline across Europe and parts of the […]

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