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Number of DDoS attacks have doubled in six months

November 21, 2017
Organisations are now experiencing an average of 8 DDoS attack attempts per day, up from 4 per day at the beginning of 2017, fuelled by unsecured IoT devices and DDoS-for-hire services.
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Number of DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in Six Months As Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices

November 21, 2017
Organisations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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DDoS attacks doubled in Q2 2017 due to unsecured IoT devices, says Corero

November 21, 2017
As more unsecured IoT devices enter and access businesses’ networks, DDoS attacks on organizations continue to rise.
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DDoS attacks on the rise: Corero Network Security

November 21, 2017
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are becoming more sophisticated and common, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report by Corero Network Security. In particular, Corero found its customers experienced an average of 237 attacks per month in the third quarter of 2017, a 35% increase compared to the second quarter and a 91% increase compared to the first quarter.
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Corero Reports Unsecure IoT Devices Cause DDoS Attacks to Double in 6 Months

November 21, 2017
Corero attributes this increase in frequency to the growing availability of DDoS-for-hire services, and the proliferation of unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
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Why have DDoS attack attempts doubled in the last six months?

November 21, 2017
As cybercrime continues to shift and adapt, DDoS attacks on businesses are becoming more frequent.
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DDoS attacks almost double with IoT as target, says Corero

November 21, 2017
A 91 per cent increase is recorded in DDoS activity as criminals seize on unsecured IoT devices to launch attacks, according to Corero.
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Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices, DDoS Attacks Surge

November 20, 2017
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to Corero Network Security.
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DDoS Attacks Nearly Double Since January

November 20, 2017
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during the third quarter (equivalent to eight DDoS attack attempts every day), which represents a 35% increase in monthly attempts compared to the previous quarter, and a 91% increase in monthly attack attempts compared to Q1.
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DDoS attacks double in just six months – here’s why

November 20, 2017
2017 has been a stellar year for DDoS attacks, with the latter half of the year seeing an explosion in attacks due to cyber criminals leveraging unsecured devices.
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DDoS attacks increased 91% in 2017 thanks to IoT

November 20, 2017
In Q3 2017, organizations faced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month. And with DDoS-for-hire services, criminals can now attack and attempt to take down a company for less than $100.
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Corero reveals that number of DDoS attacks have doubled in six months as hackers leverage unsecured IoT devices

November 20, 2017
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security.
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DDoS attacks on UK businesses double in six months

November 20, 2017
British businesses are under siege from a growing wave of DDoS attacks, as new figures reveal the number of incidents has almost doubled over the past six months.
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Number of DDoS attack attempts increasing, research shows

November 20, 2017
Organizations were hit by an average of 237 distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack attempts per month during the third quarter of 2017, according to researchers.
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Number of DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in Six Months As Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices

November 20, 2017
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE:CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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Number of DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in Six Months As Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices

November 20, 2017
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE:CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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Number of DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in Six Months As Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices

November 20, 2017
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE:CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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Number of DDoS attack attempts increasing, research shows

November 20, 2017
Organizations were hit by an average of 237 distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack attempts per month during the third quarter of 2017, according to researchers.
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Corero: DDoS attacks nearly double in 2017

November 20, 2017
Cyber attacks are rising by an alarming rate, according to Marlborough cyber defense firm Corero Network Security
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Corero: Number of DDoS attacks more than doubled in six months

November 20, 2017
Increasing number of IoT botnets, DDoS-for-hire services are to blame
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The skills gap in cybersecurity is widening

November 13, 2017
With research and development centers in Scotland, Corero works closely with colleges there to attract top talent. Weagle said the company hasn't been the victim of the skills gap. Instead, Weagle called for a larger understanding of the cyber threat landscape for future young professionals.
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NHS cyber attack makes you Wanna-Cry - Experts have their say

October 30, 2017
A recent report released by the National Audit Office claimed that the affected NHS trusts could have easily prevented the attack if cyber security recommendations were followed.
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Hacktivists take Catalan independence fight online - DDoS/cyber-attacks

October 27, 2017
Hackers from the hacktivist group Anonymous targeted websites run by Spain's Ministry of Public Works and Transport in support of the Catalan independence movement.
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Anonymous Attacks Spanish Government Sites

October 27, 2017
Hacktivist group Anonymous has been firing up its DDoS cannon again, this time aiming it at Spanish government websites, in support of Catalan independence
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Infosec expert viewpoint: DDoS attacks

October 26, 2017
DDoS attacks have become more extensive and are testing the limits of existing DDoS mitigation tools and practices, as well as affecting online businesses globally.
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