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While record-breaking volumetric DDoS attacks flash in the headlines, low profile Denial-of-Service attacks continue to hit business worldwide.
The purpose was to inject malware and enslave new devices, thereby turning them into a botnet for future attacks. This attempt failed and the routers where not infected. Yet, the devices crashed due to an overload caused by the attack.
The financial services industry once again finds itself under cyber-attack, this time the victim of their own digital tellers. In recent weeks, banks in Russia, United Kingdom, Taiwan and other countries have suffered from mega breaches originated in compromised ATMs.
BlackNurse is a non-volumetric, low bandwidth Denial-of-Service attack that overloads firewalls and can potentially knock businesses offline. It can be easily launched from a single laptop.
Online protests in the form of network and application attacks against countries and organizations involved in whale and dolphin hunting has become an integral part of hunting season. OpKillingBay is an annual Advanced Persistent Denial of Service (APDoS) campaign created by Anonymous.
The Mirai botnet struck the security industry in three massive attacks that shook traditional DDoS protection paradigms, proving that the Internet of Things (IoT) is real and the grounds for building powerful and sophisticated cyber-attack tools.
On the morning of October 21st Dyn suffered a denial of service attack that interrupted their Managed DNS network1. As a result, hundreds of thousands of websites became unreachable to most of the world including Amazon’s EC22.