Risk of network-based attacks continues to grow

Risk of network-based attacks continues to grow

Network-based attacks are rising in popularity, a new report says, claiming that botnets, DNS as DDoS are key attack vectors. CenturyLink’s new whitepaper argues that organisations struggle to identify, block and mitigate threats on time, and even though visibility and monitoring is important – acting is paramount. Necurs, Emotet and TheMoon are considered the biggest, […]

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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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