The UK gets hit by 9.3 per cent of the world’s distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks – second only to the United States.
DDoS attacks deliberately overload a company’s network with fake traffic, primarily from bots, forcing it to come offline and preventing genuine users from accessing its websites or applications. The number of these attacks increased by 211 per cent in the last year, according to a report from cybersecurity firm Imperva. Read more.
- Posted by Advent IM
- On 24th August 2016
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