Seeing it in the numbers – new DDOS ‘normal’ is not normal in any way

According to research from NETSCOUT’s ATLAS Security Engineering and Response Team, threat actors launched about 5.4 million DDOS attacks in the first half of 2021.


Ransomware as a service ramps up its DDOS attack offering

Ransomware as a service is a ‘triple threat’ that turns distributed denial of service attacks into an even more lethal cyber weapon against organisations.

Jun 15, 2021

DDOS in a time of pandemic

NETSCOUT’s latest report shows defences against cyber attacks allow the online world to fight back.

Apr 29, 2021

NETSCOUT visibility enhanced by AWS expanded support for VPC traffic mirroring

As a result of this expansion, NETSCOUT is enabled to provide end-to-end visibility for security and service assurance of even more applications and services that are used in AWS.

Apr 22, 2021

Security, service assurance must rule financial services

Service assurance requirements mean companies must test and monitor new digital transformation projects over both wired and wireless networks to assure a quality user experience.

Mar 3, 2021

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.

Dec 1, 2020

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.

Nov 18, 2020

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.

Aug 25, 2020

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]

Apr 28, 2020

Keeping VPNs safe

Virtual private networks must be safeguarded from DDOS and other attacks as remote working continues during lockdown.

Apr 1, 2020

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]

Nov 19, 2019

Cyber crime becomes increasingly mainstream

NETSCOUT’s Active Threat Level Analysis System actively monitors the global Internet threat landscape. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited Africa]

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