It is now becoming something we see – 1Tbps DDoS attacks – there have been two in the past week. It is almost unimaginable that an enterprise of any size could stand up to this on their own, but with the right toolsets and assistance, it is possible. Interestingly, these attacks are taking a new turn as well: being accompanied by ransom notices.
It would seem that gone are the days of DDoS attacks being carried out to prove a point, for political or personal reasons, and these types of attacks may be moving toward the same goal as ransomware.
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