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Geopolitical events fuel uptick in region-specific DDoS attacks

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, May 5, 2016.

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    An attack research group was the No.1 target of DDoS attacks, and the Middle East region also saw a sharp increase in attacks last quarter, according to Nexusguard. Researchers found the attack type of choice against researchers was NTP, with some victims receiving attacks almost daily. The increase in attacks against researchers contributed to the spike in popularity of NTP-style attacks, taking back the No.1 spot from DNS vulnerabilities. ā€œLow-level attacks are usually not intended ā€¦ More ā†’

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