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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1824 Census outage marked boom year for global DDoS attacks
The magnitude of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks rose consistently throughout 2016, a report from communications and analysis firm, Neustar has revealed.

The company said in a new report that the frequency of DDoS attack mitigations by Neustar has increased by 40 per cent compared to the same period of time in 2015.

Based on the firm’s global survey of more than 1,000 IT security professionals, results also showed that 85 per cent of attacked organisations were attacked more than once and 44 per cent were attacked more than five times.
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#1824 Census outage marked boom year for global DDoS attacks
#1823 Strong protection for MacOS Sierra: 12 packages put to the test
#1822 Cyber criminal jailed for five years for his part in £840k fraud
#1821 Op-ed: Why I’m not giving up on PGP
#1820 Google using Project Wycheproof to scan crypto software for security holes
#1819 Cyberattack suspected in Ukraine power outage
#1818 Protect your PC from ransomware with RansomFree
#1817 The many evolutions of Locky
#1816 Report: $3-5M in ad fraud daily from Methbot
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