Criminals leverage unsecured IoT devices, DDoS attacks surge


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Help Net Security  November 20, 2017
 
Organizations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to Corero Network Security.
 


 
The data, which is based on DDoS attack attempts against Corero customers, represents a 35% increase in monthly attack attempts compared to the previous quarter (Q2 2017), and a 91% increase in monthly attack attempts compared to Q1 2017.
 
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These cyber criminals are busy at it.......................this is where we must stay proactive and secure our PC's/ and or servers.

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