2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack

Microsoft Hit with 2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack – 2nd Largest Attack Ever Recorded

Microsoft recently proclaimed that they have witnessed a 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack in August this year, and it's the largest attack ever recorded till now. Since the early one was recorded with a volume...
Hackers Targeting Open Docker Daemon Ports Using DDoS Bot

Hackers Targeting Open Docker Daemon Ports Using DDoS Bot

Recently, cybersecurity researchers have detected an open directory that has been carrying malicious files. However, this DDoS attack has been initially reported in a series of Twitter posts by the security threat team MalwareHunterTeam.  After...
DDoS Protection

Can you DDoS the Cloud? – How Can You Harden Your Cloud Assets?

The pandemic has opened the doors to the world of cloud computing for many businesses. Global spending on public cloud services is projected to increase to $304.9 billion this year, an 18.4% rise from...
DDoS Attacks Peaked at 800Gbps

DDoS Attacks Peaked at 800Gbps Targets Gambling and Video Games Industry

According to security services provider Akamai, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are growing bigger in volume, and they have also become more targeted and increasingly persistent. Akamai observed the largest DDoS extortion campaign, which...
DDoS Attack via DCCP

New DDoS Attack Vector Discovered in DCCP Protocol

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is a global content delivery network, cybersecurity, and cloud service company, providing web and Internet security services. Recent attacks against Akamai customers have leveraged a networking protocol known as protocol 33, or...
Hackers Can Exploit Windows RDP Servers to Amplify DDoS Attacks

Hackers Can Exploit Windows RDP Servers to Amplify DDoS Attacks

These days, Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) servers are being exploited by DDoS-for-hire services to expand Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. However, we all know that  Microsoft is one of the latest major...
Police Arrests 19-year Teen for DDoS Attack on Dutch Government Websites

Police Arrests 19-year Teen for DDoS Attack on Dutch Government Websites

Recently, on Friday, April 10, 2020, A 19-year old teen from Breda, Netherlands, was arrested for allegedly taking out Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on two Dutch government websites (MijnOverheid.nl & Overheid.nl) to lockdown...