[Weekly Security News] Colorado government website was targeted by DDoS attacks

Weekly Cybersecurity News_DDoS

[November 2, 2022]

1. Colorado government website was targeted by DDoS attacks

According to the Colorado Office of Information Technology, the Colorado government website was deactivated after Killnet DDoS attacks, but the website was back online a few hours later. The attacks were by the notorious Killnet, who has carried out DDoS attacks over the past few months.

Source: StateScoop

 

2. Increasing a Reflection DDoS Attack

Reflective DDoS attacks are widely used by cybercriminals these days, and are allegedly abusing vulnerable Microsoft servers to overload traffic on target websites. This article suggests ways to maintain security in response to these DDoS attacks that make them more powerful and dangerous.

Source: TechSpot

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3. How Small Businesses Strengthen Web Security Against Growing Cyber Attacks

The article mentioned that small businesses are more likely to be targeted by cyber hackers than traditional businesses. According to data by a security company, more than 70 percent of companies mentioned they are not ready to deal with cyberattacks, and 42% of SMEs said they experienced cybersecurity attacks in the previous year. It is important for small businesses to be prepared to protect themselves from cyberattacks.

Source: London Loves Business

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