BetaNews: DDoS attacks become smarter and easier to carry out

BetaNews: DDoS attacks become smarter and easier to carry out. “Although ransomware has dominated 2020’s cyber threat landscape, DDoS attacks haven’t gone away. In fact the year has seen the largest DDoS attack ever recorded, peaking at 2.3 Terabytes per second. The attack was carried out by deploying hijacked CLDAP (Connection-less Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) web servers and caused three days of downtime for the unnamed targeted business. This is one of the things highlighted in new analysis from Digital Shadows.”

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