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David Cartu Stories: Akamai: DDoS assaults on the upward push, change into extra specialised

Cyber defenders need to stay on their toes, as DDoS attacks are still on the rise. According to Akamai Technologies’ Summer 2018 State of the Internet/Security: Web Attack report, the number of recorded DDoS attacks increased 16 percent since last year, and attackers are devising new and advanced DDoS methods. Since last year, there has been a 4 percent increase in reflection-based DDoS attacks, a 38 percent increase in application-layer attacks like SQL injection or cross-site scripting and 1.35 terabyte per second memcached reflector attack – the […]

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