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What is a denial-of-service (DoS) attack?

A denial-of-service (DoS) attack occurs when legitimate users are unable to access information systems, devices, or other network resources due to the actions of a malicious cyber threat actor. Services affected may include email, websites, online accounts (e.g., banking), or other services that rely on the affected computer or network. A denial-of-service is accomplished by […]

Enter NTP – Hackers new favorite weapon

Lately, the DDoS world record was broken (again). An unprecedented scale Cyber-attack of 400Gbps symbolizes the rise of using the favorite NTP protocol for attacks. What could be described as a continuation of a disturbing trend, in recent days we have witnessed attacks that become much stronger from multiple various factors on the internet, especially […]