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IDG Contributor Network: Hit by DDoS? You will likely be struck again

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    More than half of all DDoS strikes have resulted in some kind of customer data loss, intellectual property theft or disappearance of money, according to a new report from Neustar.

    It’ll happen again, too. The IT firm also discovered that the vast majority of organizations (82 percent) are attacked again after the first DDoS onslaught.

    “DDoS attacks continue to pose a legitimate threat as a dangerous weapon used to create chaos and hold organizations hostage,” Neustar says in the report.

    Not many are “spared,” the security outfit says, and almost half of those blitzed once, were thrashed six or more times.

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