The evolution of botnets and DDoS attacks
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacksĀ have become an ongoing threat for organizations. Using a variety of techniques, a wide range of threat actors from lone hackers, criminal gangs and hacktivists to nation-states are using DDoS attacks to disrupt or disable the performance of target systems. These targets can be small or large businesses, internet service providers, manufacturers, retailers, healthcare providers, schools and universities, or other nation-states. Essentially, any entity with an online presence can become a DDoS target. Now, here is the why. There are three main reasons why people create botnets: For financial gain by extortion -- 'pay up… [Continue Reading]
25 July 2022
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