We observed an unprecedented growth in the number of DDoS attacks in 2022. Unfortunately, this trend continued into the third quarter of the year. The report looks at the situation in the telecommunications, fintech, entertainment, education and logistic industries.
According to the study, the number of DDoS attacks on the financial, retail, gaming and education sectors increased significantly in 2021 compared to 2020.
Hackers have not left the front pages of North America's most famous newspapers, impacting our daily lives. DDoS attacks have risen to the top of the U.S. president's agenda, becoming the nation's top national security concern.
DDoS attacks in Europe have become a serious headache for many companies. Over the past 10 years, the average DDoS traffic has grown by more than 1000%.
Before the start of the new academic year, StormWall specialists have identified a sharp increase in DDoS attacks on the e-commerce sector in August 2021.
In recent years, hacking attacks have become even more sophisticated. Where once one person could be involved in an attack, now, with advances in technology and the rise of cyber security specialists, it is difficult to pull off major hacks alone.
As the world relies on digital technologies more and more, the consequences of DDoS attacks can ripple further than before. In this article, we’re taking a look at some of the biggest cyber threats right now and the forecast on how they will evolve in 2021.
The ongoing digital transformation of various businesses has not only significantly increased the load on networks and data centers, but also increased the interest of attackers in DDoS attacks at the network level. Modern DDoS attacks are already approaching 1 Tbit/s in scale.
More than a year has passed since the first wave of COVID. As experts predicted, the increased dependence of users on Internet technologies has led to a surge of all sorts of cybercriminals. The main threats of 2021 are associated with several main areas.
As our analysis showed, the intensity of DDoS attacks, in general, continues to grow. So, in Q1 2021, we recorded 25.4% more attacks on our customers than in the fourth quarter of 2020. The leaders in the number of attacks were e-commerce, construction, entertainment, telecommunications, as well as the financial sector.