The Evolution of DDoS: Return of the Hacktivists

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Do you think distributed denial of service attacks are merely a nuisance for financial institutions? Aren’t threat actors moving on to other nefarious tactics?

Not according to this new joint report by FS-ISAC and Akamai. DDoS attacks continue to be a serious problem for banks and other financial institutions, in fact, the volume of DDoS attacks targeting financial firms increased 22% year-over-year as of November, and in Europe, it was much higher — a 73% increase.

Download this paper for insights on hacktivist shift in motivations, targets, actors and techniques plus how to stop them.

Akamai Technologies
Mar 13, 2023
Mar 13, 2023
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