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Link11 Insights Report: DDoS extortion by DD4BC

07/24/2015

In the summer of 2015, the cybercriminal group DD4BC was very active in Germany and Austria with DDoS extortion attempts. During this wave of extortion, the Link11 Security Operation Center (LSOC) fended off numerous attacks and analyzed the attack patterns and the threat situation. This Link11 insights report "DDoS extortion by DD4BC" summarizes the results.

The LSOC expert report provides the following information:

  • Specification of industries and companies targeted
  • Details on how the perpetrators proceed and their extortion letters
  • Strategy, methodology and profiles of DDoS attacks
  • Risk assessment.
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