Bots are becoming more humanlike With new technologies, bots will soon be able to act more like humans than humans themselves. According to various reports, bot operators control a percentage of PCs around the world and users are unaware of it. In the US, one estimate was 6%. When bot operators[...]
Banks in the UK & Russia are under attack & the TrickBot Trojan Starting with the Tesco bank in the UK, where the entire savings accounts of 20,000 customers have been wiped out by the attackers, you can already see where this news update is going. They're still investigating the incident and have[...]
DDoS attacks of unseen volume are arriving in 4 months The latest DDoS attack against Dyn has had serious consequences, and was only 1.2Tbps in volume. According to several sources, this is just the tip of the iceberg because the attack was launched by amateurs. So what happens when well-funded and[...]
High volume, low margin means domination for giants like Akamai Right now, as Bizety clearly states, Akamai has the biggest market opportunity ever in the DDoS Mitigation service industry. Reason for this is that DDoS mitigation is splitting up into two market segments - one segment being[...]
One of the fastest growing segments in the IT world is definitely the DDoS sector. As we mentioned in a recent article (The DDoS of The Year!), in 2016 we witnessed a huge rise in number of infected devices as well as the sheer amount of traffic they generate as a botnet. And numbers don’t lie -[...]
The East Coast internet outage - what happened? This past Friday, October 21st Dyn sustained a massive DDoS attack against their Managed DNS infrastructure which took down the entire east coast with them. Sites like Twitter, Amazon, Spotify and many more were completely shut off from the east coast[...]
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