03/30/2021        Threat Landscape
FBI: Boom in Cybercrime Costs US Billions

More than $4 billion in cybercrime losses reported to FBI in 2020.

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03/16/2021        Threat Landscape
Link11 Report Reveals DDoS Attacks Reached Record High in 2020

DDoS attacks rose to the highest level on record last year as cybercriminals took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic

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02/17/2021        Threat Landscape
DDoS Attacks and Ransomware: Increasing Losses due to Cyber-Extortion

A recent study by Allianz subsidiary AGCS shows how expensive cybercrime can be for companies. Ransomware and DDoS attacks are the main cost drivers.

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02/09/2021        Threat Landscape
Valentine's Day: DDoS Attackers to Threaten Online Retailers

Valentine's Day has become an important sales driver for retailers. Cybercriminals could spoil their business with DDoS attacks.

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01/20/2021        Threat Landscape
The Underground Economy: Data and Cyber-Attacks

The infographic shows the impact of data, digital identity theft and DDoS attacks on the entire cyber-crime value chain.

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01/05/2021        Threat Landscape
Citrix Systems Abused for DDoS Attacks

New Amplification Vector Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) targets Citrix ADC systems.

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11/24/2020        Threat Landscape
Ransomware: A Tool for Cyber Blackmail

Blackmail by anonymous cybercriminals is an acute threat to companies of all sizes. Hackers also target administrations and government authorities. Only a comprehensive approach to IT security can offer reliable protection against the pervasive danger posed by ransomware.

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09/08/2020        Threat Landscape
DDoS Report 2020: The Biggest attacks in the First Half of the Year (infographic)

The first six months of 2020 underlined the fact that the consequences of DDoS attacks are no longer solely limited to companies that are attacked. Our timeline highlights incidents where the damage was particularly severe.

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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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