The Dutch national tax office said its website went offline briefly, for 5-10 minutes. Regardless of how long they were under DDoS attack, those afflicted Dutch organizations should also be concerned about a security breach.
There is no shortage of malware on the Dark Web. In particular, during the past week security researchers from various points around the world have been talking about three threats, two of which are variants of the now infamous Mirai botnet code.
Cyber criminals will go after anybody who appears to be vulnerable with DDoS attacks that can mask nefarious security breaches. Learn more about why all businesses need to protect against DDoS attacks.