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In Wake Of Violence, France Reports Spike In Cyberattacks
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1/19/2015 | 3:53:33 PM
Re: In Wake Of Violence, France Reports Spike In Cyberattacks
I agree. The fact that cyberattacks have no physical boundaries are the main reason making it impossible to stop or prevent from. DDoS is not something we can prevent from, unless we are ready to make good amount of investment with the risk of no ROI.
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1/19/2015 | 3:48:45 PM
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It is more like denial of service to the regular users rather than malware infection I would think. 
Dr.T
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1/19/2015 | 3:47:28 PM
Cyberattacks or regular traffics
 

I am just wondering if they are really DoS attacks or unexpected increase to normal traffic to the sites and French web sites are not ready to handle that much traffic. 
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1/19/2015 | 3:46:21 PM
Cyberattacks and real-world activity
 

"Cyber activity is usually a reflection of real-world activity"

That may be true but, in my view there is nothing out of ordinary when cyberattcaks following a terrorist attack. When is the best time to course most disruption? It is the time making information not available when it is most needed. People go to those web sites and they could not reach the information needed, and bad guys win.
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1/18/2015 | 9:24:14 PM
Re: In Wake Of Violence, France Reports Spike In Cyberattacks

"...DDoS can be just a precursor to even more sinister attacks that can elevate to the level of the attack on Sony."

 

@GonzSTL    I like your points.   And I agree - it does seem as if DDoS attacks are just a precursor to larger efforts.

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1/18/2015 | 9:20:15 PM
Re: In Wake Of Violence, France Reports Spike In Cyberattacks

Warfare will never be the same.   Forever more it looks like cyber hits are here to stay.

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1/16/2015 | 9:44:43 AM
In Wake Of Violence, France Reports Spike In Cyberattacks
This comes as no surprise, really. Think about countries with limited military power, who wish to inflict harm on another country. They know that a military incursion would be suicidal or even impractical, so how else can they inflict widespread harm? DDoS cyber attacks have virtually no physical boundaries or obstacles to cross, and are not really that difficult to orchestrate. This phenomenon is not limited to those countries, as we have seen militant organizations do exactly the same thing. One of their probable goals is to inflict as much harm as possible to the economic infrastructure of their target, in addition to instilling terror in the populace. I don't believe the attacks on France are a onetime event; I believe these attacks will be more prevalent in the near future, and will only increase in intensity and sophistication, and have catastrophic results for the targets. DDoS can be just a precursor to even more sinister attacks that can elevate to the level of the attack on Sony.
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1/16/2015 | 8:44:23 AM
Methods of Infiltration
What are the most prevalent methods that have infiltrated these sites? In terms of attacks and malware.


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