Content creator Rockstar Games still relies on peer-to-peer networks for gaming lobbies. This allows attackers to influence gameplay, disable lobbies whenever they want, and block individual gamers.
The DDoS attack resulted in voice outages across the United States. The assault continued for several days. The company's stock has halved in value since hitting a 52-week high of nearly $200.
On September 5, 2021, the Yandex search engine and the most visited website in the Russian-language segment of the Internet, yandex.ru, suffered a massive DDoS attack. It was so powerful that the company's representatives called it the largest in the history of the Internet.
It is worth noting the increasing number of incidents involving Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in New Zealand. Representatives of the National Center for Cybersecurity GCSB are increasingly forced to comment on emerging cyber threats.
Final Fantasy 14 players could not enjoy the game, because the European servers were subjected to a massive DDoS attack. Square Enix, which is a Japanese video game company, confirmed the issue.
Microsoft experts record a 25% increase in assaults between Q4 2020 and the first half of 2021. In addition, attacks have increased significantly in volume and complexity. This trend will continue. Thanks to the growing popularity of IoT devices and the big interest in blockchain technologies.
While gaming and entertainment industries are still some of the most popular targets of DDoS actors, some are turning their attention to exploiting the natural resources market. In this article, we drill into how attacks on the fuel industry can have long-lasting effects on a national scale.
Most companies tend to underestimate DDoS attacks and the threats they pose. Every year the attacks become more dangerous and sophisticated; their power is continuously growing.
The number of hacker attacks on online stores and retailers around the world in Q4 2020 increased by 77% compared to the same period a year ago.
The consequences of a successful DDoS attack may be slow operation or inaccessibility of the network, server, Internet service, website, application. As a result, the Internet resource freezes, legal users cannot access it at the right time, the network or server becomes temporarily cut off from the Internet, the Internet resource stops working correctly, etc.