The memcached vulnerability isn't new, but attackers exploited it in late February to launch what might be the largest DDoS attack on record.
A recent study found that the volume and duration of DDoS attacks "rose significantly" in Q1 2018.
Cybercriminals use DoS and DDoS attacks to distrupt services and take down networks and applications by sending overwhelming volumes of malicious traffic to target systems.
U.K. business experienced 600 cyberattacks a day between January and March of this year, according to recent cyberthreat statistics.
According to a recent study, just 1 percent of U.S. media companies reported high levels of confidence in their ability to withstand a variety of media security attacks.
Hear that sound? It's not opportunity knocking — it's an account checker trying to access your site using stolen login credentials.
Would-be threat actors who lack technical skills can take advantage of cybercrime-as-a-service offerings that facilitate DDoS and other attacks for as little as $10.
The average DDoS protection cost is on the rise for both SMBs and enterprises, even as security lags behind. Is this the new reality in a digital-first world?
ADS-B technology supplements pilots' situational awareness and provides valuable weather data, but it remains to be seen whether it will impact aviation cybersecurity and passengers' data privacy.
As the fabric of the internet evolves, security professionals must be aware of DNS security threats, such as DDoS attacks and schemes designed to direct users to malicious websites.