In the eye of the storm
A new and unenviable record has been set, as distributed denial of service attacks crossed the 10 million mark during 2020 alone.
DDOS ‘tax’ adds to an organisation’s attack burden, says NETSCOUT
DDOS attacks by threat actors don’t only have a negative effect on businesses and their customers – they also take up quantities of Internet bandwidth without paying for it.
DDOS extortion attacker impersonates well-known threat actors
A relatively prolific threat actor initiated a global campaign of DDOS extortion attacks that were mainly directed towards regional financial and travel industry targets.
NETSCOUT takes on threat actors
NETSCOUT recently released Arbor Sightline with Sentinel to deliver the next generation of DDOS visibility and protection for service providers and large enterprises. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited Africa]
Keeping VPNs safe
Virtual private networks must be safeguarded from DDOS and other attacks as remote working continues during lockdown.
Cloud migration success with NETSCOUT
NETSCOUT uses Adaptive Service Intelligence technology, which translates wire data into meaningful key performance metrics. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited Africa]
Cyber crime becomes increasingly mainstream
NETSCOUT’s Active Threat Level Analysis System actively monitors the global Internet threat landscape. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited Africa]
IOT devices are attacked within five minutes of being connected
Netscout warns that more entrants in the IOT space facilitate worm-like propagation of malware and pose significant DDOS threat.
Exploit attempts against IOT devices in SA skyrocket
The attacks originated from Egypt and appear to be targeted, says Netscout.
The dawn of the 'terrorbit era'
Internet of things devices are attacked within five minutes of being plugged into the Web, says Netscout.
Regulatory uncertainties stifle 5G in MEA
The region faces numerous telecoms challenges in terms of uncertain regulations, low coverage of 2G, 3G and 4G, as well as lack of spectrum.