Another Record-Breaking DDoS Attack Signals Shift in Criminal Methods

Despite the removal of some botnet actors from the scene it looks like DDoS is just too easy…:

[…] Imperva reported that these two very long attacks were perpetrated by botnets using as many as 10 times the number of malicious IP sources as found in average attacks recently. This echoes Akamai findings about the malicious sources of traffic fueling the record-breaking attack announced today, which used 600 times the number of source IPs per minute than what it normally sees.


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