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The Cost of a DDoS Attack

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According to the results of a study conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, a DDoS attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses – with average figures ranging from $52,000 to $444,000 depending on the size of the company. For many organizations these expenses have a serious impact on the balance sheet […]

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Types of DDoS Attacks

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DDoS attacks come in many different forms, from Smurfs to Teardrops, to Pings of Death. Below are details about the common types of attacks and amplification methods.

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What is a DDoS Attack

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According to Google, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. They target a wide variety of important resources, from banks to news websites, and present a major challenge to making sure people can publish and access important information.

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Anyone Can Launch a DDoS Attack, Or Worse, is Already a Part of One

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Gone are the days of an organization being targeted solely by elite hackers. Today, an aggressor needn’t be a hacker at all: The high school student across the street, the disgruntled employee, or the customer who had a poor experience with your organization can all shutter your online availability.

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The State of Cyber Security and the Approaching Inflection Point

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For the past 40 to 50 years, the Internet has been an advantage to drive economic development, intelligence, human rights and democracy. Today, the Internet is threatened by cyber attacks and breaches. Given the inherent asymmetry, the Internet has the potential to become a liability.

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How BitTorrent could let lone DDoS attackers bring down big sites

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Some of the most widely used BitTorrent applications, including uTorrent, Mainline, and Vuze are also the most vulnerable to a newly discovered form of denial of service attack that makes it easy for a single person to bring down large sites.

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