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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.

09/01/2020        Threat Landscape
Armada Collective: DDoS Blackmailers Attack the Hosting Industry

Link11 is cautioning hosting providers to beware of a new wave of DDoS blackmail attacks by the Armada Collective. As recently as mid-August, attackers using the name Fancy Bear used DDoS attacks to put pressure on operators of critical infrastructure and financial services.

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08/20/2020        Threat Landscape
Warning from Link11 as Aggressive Fancy Bear DDoS Attackers Return

Fancy Bear extortion emails demand Bitcoin transfers and threaten lengthy, high-volume attacks over 2,000 Gbps, with critical infrastructure providers targeted most

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08/06/2020        Threat Landscape
Link11 H1 2020 DDoS Report Reveals a Resurgence in DDoS Attacks During COVID-19 Lockdowns

Attacks in April, May and June 2020 more than double compared with Q2 2019, and attacks using public cloud infrastructure increase

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07/28/2020        Cyber Security
ECJ overrules "Privacy Shield" - What actions should be taken now

The ECJ has declared the Privacy Shield ineffective in its decision called "Schrems II". This means high barriers to data transfers to the USA. Even the standard contractual clauses can now only be used under certain conditions.

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07/16/2020        Press
Link11 Selects Lantech as its First Partner in the Benelux Countries

Its partnership with Lantech will enable Link11 to achieve even greater growth and provide its customers with local support and administration.

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05/27/2020        Threat Landscape
Reflection Amplification Vectors: a Chronology

The first reflection amplification vectors occurred in 2013 and involved DNS and NTP. Since then, the spectrum of vectors has become far greater. Currently, there are over 20 techniques.

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05/26/2020        Press
Link11 and Infinigate Partner on Cloud-Based Cyber Protection in Sweden

Link11, Europe’s leading security provider in cyber resilience, today announced a new partnership with Swedish IT security distributor Infinigate Sverige AB.

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04/28/2020        Press
Link11 presents its Partner Program

The program offers Link11 partners targeted sales support for the Link11 Cloud Security Platform. The product portfolio and partner program are precisely tailored to the requirements of managed security providers.

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04/28/2020        Cyber Security
Why Automation and AI are Critical in DDoS Mitigation

Businesses can quickly mitigate DDoS attacks and minimize downtime using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Read now

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04/16/2020        Threat Landscape
Maximum Bandwidth Doubles and Number of High-Volume Attacks Rises in Past Year, According to Link11’s Q1 2020 Report

Average bandwidth of attacks increasing and share of multivector attacks rose to 64%.

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