IDC: Worldwide DDoS Prevention Market To Reach $870 million

The 300 Gb/s of traffic hurled at Spamhaus earlier this week during an epic Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack may just be start of an even larger trend: The expanded growth of the DDoS prevention industry. The worldwide market for DDoS Continue Reading →

Gartner: Application Layer DDoS Attacks to Increase in 2013

In 2013, less will be more. Volumetric, blunt-force attacks will remain the primary type of Distributed Denial Of Service Attack (DDoS) in the coming year, but there will be noticeable growth in the incidence of low-and-slow application layer DDoS attacks, according to Continue Reading →

Online shopping is top DDoS attack target,
application-layer techniques dominate, Kaspersky reports

Online shopping sites are the leading target of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, according to Kaspersky Labs. An analysis posted on Securelist reports that a quarter of the attacks detected in the second half of 2011 were aimed at online shops, Continue Reading →

More than half of U.S. DDoS victims blame
unscrupulous competitors, Corero survey reveals

Anonymous is not the biggest threat to launch a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS ) attack against your organization. Ideologically and politically inspired (aka hacktivist) DDoS attacks have gained wide notoriety, with some justification. The victim sites are highly prominent, very public companies, government Continue Reading →