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DDoS Attacks Jump 542% from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020
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RyanSepe,
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6/30/2020 | 8:52:39 PM
Re: Ease of Execution
Very much agreed. It just amazes me to what degree people are willing to go.
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6/30/2020 | 8:03:06 PM
COVID
NexusGuard researchers suggest the spike may be linked to a parallel increase in malicious cyber activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Obviously COVID had more impact in our lives more than we could even imagine.
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6/30/2020 | 7:59:51 PM
DNS
traffic generated by exploiting open resolvers (DNS, DLAP, etc.) to create small, short attacks they call "invisible killers." ISPs often overlook these threats, the researchers explain in a new DDoS threat report. This makes sense. It is not that difficult to flood DNS for forward and reverse lookups.
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6/30/2020 | 7:55:43 PM
Re: Ease of Execution
The reason being its ease of execution and for the past few years it has even been sold as a service for relatively cheap. It really makes sense. DDoS is always possible as long as you can do it with mass scale you would have great impact.
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6/30/2020 | 7:53:26 PM
Re: Ease of Execution
For a few years now we've started to DDoS attacks occur even in as something as trivial as taking down a persons service while playing a video game. Agree. If you repeat that to good number of cases than they achieve Daniel of service.
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6/30/2020 | 7:51:59 PM
DDoS?
In the first quarter of 2020, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks jumped more than 542% compared with the last quarter of 2019 and more than 278% year-over-year This makes sense, most of us are working from home and home technology more.
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RyanSepe,
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6/30/2020 | 5:22:30 PM
Ease of Execution
Considering the ease of execution I would think this trend will continue. For a few years now we've started to DDoS attacks occur even in as something as trivial as taking down a persons service while playing a video game.

The reason being its ease of execution and for the past few years it has even been sold as a service for relatively cheap.


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