Tagged: DDoS Attacks

DDoS attacks

Autumn harvest: Half of Q3 DDoS attacks happened in September

In the third quarter of 2019, the number of DDoS attacks rose by a third compared to the previous period (30 percentage points) and Q3 2018 (32 percentage points) according to statistics gathered from Kaspersky DDoS Protection. This growth was primarily due to a spike in malicious activity in autumn....


Criminal Benefits: Profit Margin of a DDoS Attack Can Reach 95%

Kaspersky Lab’s experts have studied the DDoS services available on the black market and determined just how far this illegal business has advanced, as well as the extent of its popularity and profitability. The worrying news is that arranging an attack costs as little as $7 an hour, while the...


Finance, Telco and IT Sectors Top Targets for DDoS Attacks in 2015

Around one in four IT, telecoms and financial services companies experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. However, while just under half (47% ) of financial businesses accept that they are prime targets,...