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.
The German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) has granted Link11 a patent on its cutting-edge DDoS protection technology. The patent covers a network of DDoS filters that improve defense against overload attacksRead More
Report reveals a rising number of multivector and cloud computing attacks over the last twelve months. There was also a number of new amplification vectors like WS–Discovery, Apple Remote Management Service and an increase in ‘carpet bombing’ attacks.
The experts from the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC) take a look back at the most important DDoS attacks in 2019 and summarize which new developments could be detected on the attacker side. In addition, the IT security specialists draw conclusions for the threat situation in the coming 12 months.Read More
High bandwidth and complex DDoS attacks continued unchanged in the third quarter of 2019. Every second attack saw the attackers combining several attack vectors and driving up the attack volumes with reflection amplification techniques. Apart from volume attacks, the assailants concentrated on attacks with low bandwidths that made up for this by containing all the more packages.Read More
A new attack vector was identified in the first half of 2019. Attackers have been abusing the Web Services Discovery (WS-Discovery, WS-DD or WSD) protocol since the middle of the year.* Attackers constantly identify new vulnerabilities and open services that can be misused for overload attacks.Read More
Since mid-October 2019, companies in the payment, entertainment and retail sectors have been receiving DDoS extortion and blackmail emails which claim to come from the Fancy Bear cyber espionage group. Link11 is warning organizations about the DDoS attacks launched by these perpetrators, which primarily target the Origin infrastructure of the companies.Read More
Link11 will present its new platform services based on artificial intelligence and the “zero touch principle” at it-sa. Alongside Link11 DDoS Protection for Web and Infrastructure, the advanced protection solutions WAF, Secure DNS, Secure CDN, Bot Mitigation, API Protection and Threat Intel are designed to strengthen cyber resilience.Read More
Garnter's "Market Guide for DDoS Mitigation Services", published in August 2019, lists Link11 as a representative provider of DDoS protection solutions. For Link11 it is the second listing in a row.Read More
Joss Penfold joins anti-DDoS solution vendor Link11 to drive sales and growth in the UK region.
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.Read More
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