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Cyber threats cause major problems for individuals and businesses in the digital age. These multiple threats can mean financial losses, cause reputational damage, or compromise sensitive data. Some cyber threats, such as “credential stuffing” or “spambot spamming,” can result in consequences that are equally associated with Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Even legal methods […]READ MORE
In a recent discussion with colleagues, we talked about what motivates cybercriminals to attack companies or government agencies. Our discussion revealed that in many cases, the motivation is either financial, based on youthful recklessness, or, very topical now, based on the attacker’s political persuasion. In all cases, the impact of these attacks can result in […]READ MORE
Denial of Service attacks are an unfortunate reality everyone on the internet is faced with. And for whatever reason, it is a topic that victims are reluctant to discuss openly. So when it does occur many organizations are unfortunately under prepared. The costs of a DDoS attack are manifold When calculating the cost of a […]READ MORE
Before Easter, there was a series of DDoS attacks on websites operated by state authorities and the police. The attackers’ targets included, for example, the state portals of Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein and the websites of the police in Brandenburg and Lower Saxony. There were also similar reports from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the German Federal Ministry […]READ MORE