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Vietnam ranks first in Southeast Asia for DDoS attack sources

Posted by Hanoi Times on May 6, 2019

The Hanoitimes - Nexusguard Limited’s report for the fourth quarter of 2018 showed Vietnam’s significant position in the global DDoS attack picture. Vietnam ranks fourth in the world and first in Southeast Asia for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack sources, reports at the conference "Protect network and data from DDoS attacks aiming at organizations and businesses" in Hanoi on May 3 showed.

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Tags: DDoS Protection

Largest DDoS-for-hire websites responsible for 11% of attacks worldwide – Nexusguard

Posted by Security Brief Australia on March 26, 2019

Researchers with Nexusguard said in a Tuesday report shared with Threatpost, that the number of DDoS attacks also dipped significantly, sinking by almost 11 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. These decreases stem from a recent FBI December crackdown on DDoS for hire services, researchers said, which led the Justice Department to take offline 15 DDoS-for-hire internet domains.

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Tags: DDoS Protection, ddos for hire

DDoS Attack Size Drops 85% in Q4 2018

Posted by Dark Reading on March 20, 2019
Booter sites are the origin for many DDoS attacks as they make it "fairly simple" for amateur hackers to take down websites, explains Donny Chong, product director at Nexusguard. While the shutdown of booter sites had a positive effect on DDoS trends year-over-year, the growing prevalence of the "bit-and-piece" technique caused attacks to grow quarter-over-quarter.
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ThreatList: DDoS Attack Sizes Drop 85 Percent Post FBI Crackdown

Posted by Threat Post on March 19, 2019

Researchers with Nexusguard said in a Tuesday report shared with Threatpost, that the number of DDoS attacks also dipped significantly, sinking by almost 11 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. These decreases stem from a recent FBI December crackdown on DDoS for hire services, researchers said, which led the Justice Department to take offline 15 DDoS-for-hire internet domains.

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Tags: DDoS Protection, ddos for hire

New DDoS attack technique puts CSPs at risk

Posted by SearchSecurity on January 31, 2019

Nexusguard found a new DDoS attack technique that targeted CSPs in which attackers used a bit-and-piece approach to inject junk into legitimate traffic and dodge detection.

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Tags: DDoS, CSP, cloud service providers, Communications Service Provider

Bit-and-Piece DDoS Method Emerges to Torment ISPs

Posted by Threat Post on January 24, 2019
Perpetrators are using smaller, bit-and-piece methods to inject junk into legitimate traffic, causing attacks to bypass detection rather than sounding alarms with large, obvious attack spikes.
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Tags: CSP, Cloud service provider, cloud service providers, Blackhole, Communications Service Provider

Stealthy New DDoS Attacks Target Internet Service Providers

Posted by Dark Reading on January 23, 2019
Distributed denial-of-service attacks targeting large Internet service providers surged in the third quarter of last year as attackers began using a stealthy new tactic to sneak DDoS traffic past detection mechanisms.
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Tags: DDoS, CSP, cloud service providers, Blackhole

Nearly two-thirds of DDoS attacks in Q3 2018 targeted communications service providers

Posted by telecompaper on January 22, 2019
CSPs were targeted by 65.5 percent of DDoS attacks in Q3, given their extensive networks enabling access to tenants' assets, according to a report from the Nexusguard. Researchers noted the emergence of an extremely stealthy distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack pattern targeting CSPs.
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Tags: DDoS, CSP, cloud service providers, Blackhole, Communications Service Provider

Small-scale DDoS attacks are on the rise

Posted by ITProPortal on January 22, 2019
A new type of DDoS attacks has emerged, and it targets communications service providers (CSP). According to security firm Nexusguard, cybercriminals attack the large attack surface of ASN-level (autonomous system number) CSPs by spreading ‘tiny attack traffic’ across hundreds of IP addresses.
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Tags: DDoS, CSP, cloud service providers, Blackhole, Communications Service Provider

SSDP amplification attacks rose 639%

Posted by Help Net Security on January 22, 2019
This new vector exploits the large attack surface of ASN-level (autonomous system number) CSPs by spreading tiny attack traffic across hundreds of IP addresses to evade detection. The ongoing evolution of DDoS methods suggests that CSPs need to enhance their network security posture and find more effective ways to protect their critical infrastructure and tenants.
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Tags: DDoS, CSP, cloud service providers, Blackhole, Communications Service Provider

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