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Ukraine War Leads to Largest Ever Spike in DDoS Attacks – Kaspersky

Ukraine War Leads to Largest Ever Spike in DDoS Attacks – Kaspersky

According to Russian cybersecurity group Kasperksy, compared to Q1 2021, the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in Q1 2022 rose 4.5 times with a considerable number of the attacks likely to be the result of hacktivist activity. Kaspersky says it operates independently from the Russian government, even as its antivirus software is…

Bad Actors Innovate, Extort & Launch 9.7M DDoS Attacks

Bad Actors Innovate, Extort & Launch 9.7M DDoS Attacks

In March 2022 we released our 2H 2021 Threat Intelligence Report. The report covers worldwide distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack activity during 2021—particularly during the second half of the year. As always, it’s chock-full of DDoS attack statistics, trends, and insights from our elite NETSCOUT ATLAS Security Engineering and Research Team (ASERT). Key findings include: DDoS…