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The use of reflection-based DDoS methods by DDoS-for-hire sites resulted in smaller attacks on average than we have observed from infection-based botnets
DDoS attacks have become one of the most popular weapons in the cybercriminal arsenal, used to extort money, disrupt operations or damage reputations, and also to distract attention from another cyber-attack being carried out at the same time.
Complete report on global DDoS prevention market spread across 62 pages, profiling 4 major companies and supported with 29 data exhibits is now available at is now available at http://www.
Attackers infiltrate with purpose, use DDoS as a weapon of distraction
With the current network hardware available today, DDoS Mitigator can easily mitigate most incoming DDoS attacks with 10 gigabit/sec or 10-100 gigabit/sec network cards.
However, today DDoS attack techniques are more commonly employed by attackers to do a lot more than simply deny service.
reported that they had been targeted by DDoS attacks.
At the beginning of 2014 we saw a dramatic increase in DDoS attack activity with possibly the most concentrated storm of large attacks that has ever been seen on the Internet.
A quarter of companies in the Gulf region (25 per cent) consider DDoS attacks one of their top three business threats, according to a survey conducted by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab.
The paper, written by senior industry analyst Chris Rodriguez, examines the role, capabilities, and advantages of service providers in the DDoS mitigation process, as well as how this role might develop in the future.
It was a dynamic 12 months for DDoS attacks," said Stuart Scholly, president of Prolexic.
With easy availability of downloadable apps and open option for users to join DDoS campaigns, the increase in number of DDos attacks is said to be a game changer.