Massive DoS attacks against ISPs on the rise

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 11:56 AM EST

Large scale denial-of-service attacks, growing in size and increasing in frequency, are the biggest threats to Internet service providers, a security company said Tuesday.

ISPs are spending more to defend against massive DoS attacks than they are protecting themselves against highly-publicized worm attacks, Arbor Networks reported in its annual survey of major providers.

At InformationWeek.

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