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This blog is dedicated to analyses and research of cyber security topics and the protection from DDoS attacks provided by the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC). Covering multiple aspects of the DDoS threat , it provides in-depth, content rich information for IT professionals and private users.

08/20/2019        Press
Link11 Appoints New Regional Director for UK & Ireland

Joss Penfold joins anti-DDoS solution vendor Link11 to drive sales and growth in the UK region.

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07/30/2019        Security-Blog
DDoS Attacks in the Second Quarter of 2019: Increasing Attack Bandwidths

Link11, a leader in cloud-based anti-DDoS protection, has published its DDoS statistics for Q2 2019.  The data shows that the quarter saw a massive 97% year-on-year increase in average attack bandwidth, up from 3.3Gbps in Q2 2018 to 6.6Gbps in Q2 2019.  

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07/19/2019        Security-Blog
20 Years of DDoS - a Brief Look at the Past and what the Future will Bring

The next few days will mark the anniversary of the first known case of a cyberattack method that continues to keep companies of all sizes and industries on their toes. On July 22, 1999, a computer of the University of Minnesota in the USA was attacked by a network of 114 other computers – on which the program Trin00 was running, which was later used time and again to launch DDoS attacks.

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06/28/2019        Press
 Link11 and Progress Distribution announce new partnership

Link11, a leading IT security provider specialised in cloud-based DDoS protection, today announces that the company has signed a new distribution agreement with Progress Distribution, a value-added distributor focusing on information and cyber security. 

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06/04/2019        Security-Blog
Survey: Cyber Security in Germany

Every third company in Germany became a victim of cyber-attacks in 2018. This is the result of the Cyber Security Survey conducted by the Federal Office for Information Security. In almost 90% of the cases, the attackers were successful and caused business interruptions. This, in turn, produced costs for forensic investigations and the restoration of IT systems.

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05/21/2019        Press
Link11 Intensifies Cooperation with CBC for DDoS Protection

The IT security provider is significantly expanding its activities in the media sector. The production, broadcast and IT company CBC is using Link11’s DDoS protection with immediate effect to secure its Internet access and the on-premise infrastructure that is used, among other things, for the B2B traffic of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland.

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05/20/2019        Security-Blog
Link11 warns: The Turkish Hackers DDoS Threat

Since early May 2019, numerous data centers, ISPs and hosting providers in Italy have received extortion mails on behalf of the “Turkish hackers”. The cyber-criminals demand Bitcoins to stop large-scale DDoS attacks of more than 100 Gbps.

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05/02/2019        Security-Blog
Link11 DDoS Report: 70 % Increase in Attack Volume

Europe continues to be a target for DDoS attacks, as the current DDoS attack figures from the Link11 Security Operation Center show. Link11 registered 11,177 DDoS attacks on targets in Europe in Q1 2019. These high attack volumes and the large number of different attack vectors pose significant challenges to companies that lack appropriate protection.

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03/26/2019        Press
Biggest DDoS Attacks of 2018

The implications of DDoS attacks have become increasingly severe in recent months. The consequences are no longer limited to online service outages in a few industries such as banking, hosting, mobility or eHealth, but can now paralyze an entire country, as the incidents in Cambodia have shown.

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03/20/2019        Security-Blog
Infographic: Here are 10 Reasons why Cyber Security Needs to be Top Priority in 2019

Cybercrime is on the rise! Every year, more and more incidents are registered and with attacks becoming more complex and devastating, it is becoming even harder for organizations to keep up with cybercriminals. The damages caused by a cyber attack goes far beyond revenue loss.

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