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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

Report: Two-thirds of DDoS attacks take aim at communications service providers

Posted by Fierce Telecom on January 21, 2019
In what should be a cautionary tale for enterprises, communications service providers were targeted by 65% of the distributed denial-of-service attacks in the third quarter of last year, according to a new report.
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Tags: DDoS, CSP, cloud service providers, Blackhole, Communications Service Provider

Two-thirds of DDoS attacks target communications service providers

Posted by BetaNews on January 21, 2019
The Q3 2018 Threat Report from Nexusguard shows attackers contaminated a diverse pool of IP addresses across hundreds of IP prefixes by using very small-sized junk traffic.
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Dramatic Increase of DDoS Attack Sizes Attributed to IoT Devices

Posted by Bleeping Computer on September 12, 2018
A new report released today shows that distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have increased dramatically in the first two quarters of 2018 compared to 2017. The increase in attacks is being attributed to large scale botnets being created by attackers using insecure IoT devices.
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DDoS Attacks Get Bigger, Smarter and More Diverse

Posted by Threat Post on July 17, 2018
“Attacks are getting larger, longer and more complex, as [the tools used to carry out attacks] are becoming more available,” said Donny Chong, product director at Nexusguard. “DDoS used to be a special occurrence, but now it’s really a commonplace thing – and the landscape is moving quickly.”
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