Russian hackers have claimed responsibility for recent DDoS attacks against NATO that disrupted a number of its operations including earthquake relief efforts for the Turkish-Syrian earthquake.
62% of Security Incidents on eCommerce Retailers Originate from Bots, Including Account Takeover, DDoS and API Attacks
eCommerce retailers face the most significant risk from automated malicious software, with hackers deploying advanced bad bots in nearly two-thirds of account takeover attacks.
FlexBooker, a commonly used appointment scheduling and calendar service, is apologizing to its customers after 3.7 million records appeared on a dark web hacker forum following a DDoS attack.
Yandex warded off the largest DDoS attack in history recorded at 22 million requests per second and attributed to a new botnet Meris that exploits MikroTik devices.
DDoS Attacks Increased Rapidly During the COVID-19 Pandemic as Hackers Exploited New Tools and Techniques
A10 Networks found an increase in DDoS attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic as attackers exploited new DDoS tools, 5G networks, and the increasing number of connected devices.
Researchers attribute the sharp rise in DDoS attacks to malicious efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic when most consumers became dependent on online services while workers started working from home.
Billions of devices may be affected by a UPnP vulnerability that allows hackers to conduct a DDoS attack and perform data exfiltration on the local network.
Cyber Warfare Doesn’t Take a Break During Coronavirus Season; US Health Agencies Are Fending off DDoS Attacks and Disinformation Campaigns in the Midst of a Pandemic
U.S. face cyber challenges amidst the pandemic with a DDoS attack on Federal health agency and an ongoing disinformation campaign that sows fear and confusion in the public.
Cybercriminals could run DDoS attacks on Next Generation 911 systems by using anonymized phones to issue repeated emergency calls that cannot be blocked by the network.
DDoS attacks on IoT devices continue to grow with report showing an increasing trend in using WS-Discovery (WSD) to amplify the effectiveness of attacks by up to 95%.