Displaying items by tag: Distributed Denial of Service

Australian companies are too slow to take the necessary action to mitigate and manage their cyber security risks, according to a newly published report that reveals that cyber crime is expected to cost the world in excess of $6 trillion annually.

Published in Security
Thursday, 06 October 2016 10:08

DDoS attacks consistent, relentless and costly

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack at its most basic level is where a website is flooded with traffic to bog it down so much that it cannot respond. Competitors may use a DDoS to drive traffic from a site. A DDoS can be hired as a service on the dark web. When a site is under attack, companies can't maintain stakeholder communications.

Published in Security
Thursday, 10 September 2015 13:59

Extortionists go after Bitcoin users

There’s been an increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the Bitcoin extortionist group DD4BC, according to a new security report.

Published in Security
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