DDoS


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DDoS

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) distributed denial of service: a method of attacking a computer system by flooding it with so many messages that it is obliged to shut down
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According to Kaspersky's DDoS Q2 2019 report, the number of attacks in the second quarter of 2019 is 44% less than in Q1, which is not unexpected as such attacks usually reduce in activity in late spring and summer.
DDoS attacks "for hire" made a comeback in the beginning of the year, with booter-originated attacks rebounding to more than double their amounts in Q4 2018, according to Nexusguard's "Q1 2019 Threat Report", the company said.
According to the report, entitled "The State of DDoS Attacks Against Communications Service Providers," these service providers have major concerns with DDoS resilience readiness with only 29 percent of respondents confident in their ability to launch appropriate measures to moderate attacks.
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[USPRwire, Thu Aug 30 2018] The high demand for cloud-based and hybrid DDoS protection and mitigation solutions among enterprises is expected to drive the DDoS protection and mitigation market over the next 5 years.
In a statement, the DAP headquarters said that they were informed of the 'massive DDoS attack' at 4.24pm today.
Now, service providers can have a cost-effective, reactive DDoS defence topology with flow-based detection at the edge of the network and enable high resolution packet-based detection closer to the targeted critical services and applications.
In a December 2017 interview with CNBC, A10 Networks CEO Lee Chen predicted that cryptocurrency would find itself in DDoS attackers' crosshairs as one of 2018's biggest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) battleground.
Nevertheless, DDoS attacks remain unpredictable and vary widely in terms of speed and complexity.
The more time is spent on searching of DDoS mitigation provider, negotiations, and a contract signing process, the longer the attacked resource is idle.
Authorities in the United States (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ddos-extortionist-who-posed-as-anonymous-hacker-arrested-in-the-us/) arrested a man last week who has been charged with launching distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks and making threats against a number of major targets.