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
The damages caused by cybercrime will raise up to $6 trillion (USD) by 2021, which is more than twice the GDP of the United Kingdom. With this fact in mind, still 28% of organizations admit that they do not have an emergency plan in case of a cyberattack, even if almost 50% of managers estimate that the chances of being hit by a devasting cyberattack are very high. Find out more in the following infographic.Read More
2018 is the year of high volume DDoS attacks. Since the emergence of the new attack vector memcached reflection in February, new bandwidth records have been set. In a webinar, our Link11 security experts explain how to assess the threats.Read More
Cloud services from leading providers including AWS, Microsoft Azure and Alibaba used in 25% of all DDoS attacks in Europe from July 2017 to June 2018Read More
In the next two decades, cybercrime will be one of the biggest challenges for organizations worldwide. Year per year costs for cybercrime are on the rise. In 2022, 75% of the worlds population will have acess to the internet. Alone in 2021 the costs caused by damages are predicted to be $6 trillion worldwide.Read More
There are two different sides of downtimes. On one hand, it is extremely easy and cheap for cybercriminials to cause a downtime for an organization - DDoS attacks can be launched for a shocking $10 an hour and even week-long attacks are available for as little as $500-$1,200. For Organizations on the other hand, downtimes can be extremely expensive. The average outage costs enterprise organizations up to $260,000.
In Q1 2018 alone, the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC) registered 12 high-volume attacks. The largest mitigated attack reached a bandwidth of 212 gigabits per second (Gbps). This was possible thanks to SSDP Floods and the new extremely dangerous attack type Memcached reflection.
DDoS attacks happen on a daily basis. But on which days of the week is the risk for organizations higher than on other days? Which time of the day is the most popular time for cybercriminals to launch an attack?
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