One in five businesses surveyed believe that their online services should be protected against DDoS attacks by their IT service providers (in particular, network providers).
Attackers are using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching DDoS attacks.
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have in the past been viewed mostly as a tool of online protest due to Anonymous' obvious predilection for this service disruption technique, but have long stopped being just that.
A new multi-purpose Linux Trojan that opens a backdoor on the target machine and can make it participate in DDoS attacks has been discovered and analyzed by Dr.
Akamai released a new security report that provides analysis and insight into the global attack threat landscape including DDoS attacks.
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