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
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
Cybercrime on the rise: Average attack volumes grew by 194%, and hyper-scale volumes by 150% year-on-year, shows Link11’s Q4 2018 DDoS statistics
How dangorous are DDoS tools like the Anonymous ‘Ping Attack’ tool that can be simply downloaded from the web? The Link11 Security Operation has tested it.Read More
Cloud computing is quickly everywhere and being adapted into most businesses and brands in the world because of it's often more cost-effective and powerful. In addition it is also making its way into the world of web hosting. With this in mind, 53% of organizations host at least half of their infrastructure in the cloud. For this, 52% spend more than $1,2 million per year on public cloud.
Major cyber-attacks continue to make headlines in the media and companies affected have very little time to react before the media, consumers, regulators law enforcement and financial analysts get involved. The consequences of these attacks can be devastating and range from reputational damage to lost revenue and recovery costs.Read More
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