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Link11 completes baton handover. As planned, effective December 31, 2022, Marc Wilczek (COO) will step down from the Executive Board and transition into the company’s newly created Advisory Board as per January 1, 2023. In the future, Jens-Philipp Jung (CEO) will assume responsibility for sales, marketing, and business development, while Karsten Desler (CTO) remains in […]READ MORE
In the eye of the storm – the number of DDoS attacks is decreasing; at the same time, they are becoming more dangerous. DDoS attacks in H1 2022 quantitative decline (-80%) – attacks instead shorter, more intense, and more sophisticated than ever before Critical payload reached after 55 seconds on average in 2022 (2021: 184 […]READ MORE
After nearly 20+ years of working in the Telecom arena, I’ve seen a number of developments and challenges within the industry. One such challenge has been the advent of SPIT (Spam Over Internet Telephony), which is unsolicited bulk messages sent over a VOIP system and essentially ‚clogging‘ up the VOIP system altogether. While SPIT seems […]READ MORE
When cybercriminals combine a DDoS attack with a ransom demand, this is known as a ransom DDoS attack (RDDOS). The damage in such a case can be considerable and should not be taken lightly. Typical distributed denial of service attacks are now part of everyday business life. The numbers are alarmingly high – especially since […]READ MORE