Almost 8 million DDoS attacks launched in first half of 2023
Cybercriminals have launched approximately 7.9 million DDoS attacks in the first half of 2023, representing a 31 percent year-on-year increase. A new report from NETSCOUT shows global events like the Russia-Ukraine war and recent NATO bids have driven recent DDoS attack growth. It doesn't really seem to matter which side you're on either. Finland was targeted by pro-Russian hacktivists in 2022 during its bid to join NATO, but Turkey and Hungary were also targeted with DDoS attacks for opposing Finland's bid. The report also sees a trend towards DDoS attacks against wireless telecommunications providers that incurred a 79 percent increase… [Continue Reading]
26 September 2023
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