Evolving DDoS Threat Challenges Service Provider Capacity

The DDoS threat continues to grow in sophistication as cybercriminals improve their attack techniques in an attempt to evade the trusted mitigation methodologies typically used for DDoS protection.

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Enterprises Beware: Variations on the Mirai Malware Still Feeding DDoS Attacks

The Mirai Malware first attracted public attention in October 2016, when it was used to launch the notorious and massive botnet-driven distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against Brian Krebs’ blog and Dyn’s DNS infrastructure. Now, Tech Target reports that researchers at Palo Alto Networks have discovered another new variant of the Mirai malware that is “going after wireless presentation and display systems, indicating a potential shift in using Mirai to target enterprises.”

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RSA 2019 Highlighted the Importance of Automation - Making SOCs More Efficient

Earlier this month Corero sent a team to the annual RSA Conference, where several education tracks and other exhibitors on the show floor also included discussions around the challenges of dealing with the latest wave of sophisticated distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

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Automated DDoS Mitigation Is Essential

Today, organizations of all types and sizes face distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks; creating a top business continuity and security issue. The ongoing proliferation of DDoS-for-hire services, powered mainly by the continuing explosion of unsecure Internet of things (IoT) devices, has turned DDoS attacks into an everyday occurrence.

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New Report: Latest DDoS Trends

The distributed denial of service threat continues to increase. Corero recently published our 2018 DDoS Trends Report, and the findings suggest that enterprises and service providers have ample reason to put DDoS mitigation at the forefront of their cybersecurity strategies.

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