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Are you prepared for a DOS/DDOS attack?

By Business Insurance

Denial of Service (DOS) attack hits major DNS provider -ArsTechnica

Most industry experts recognize that denial of service attacks are on the rise. In September of 2016 one of the largest recorded Distributed-Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks took place against a cybersecurity reporter, Brian Krebs. The attack was over 600 GIGABITS PER SECOND! This was not a normal sized attack, and introduces an extremely scary new attack vector: The Internet of Things. Smart watches, Wi-Fi enabled cameras, even smart refrigerators are now all available for attackers to use as pieces of their botnets. Read More