[Weekly Security News] Diablo IV’s Encounter with Doubled DDoS Attacks Exposes the Rising Threat Landscape
[June 28, 2023]
1. Activision Blizzard games crippled by hours-long DDoS attack
Activision Blizzard, the developer of popular games like Diablo IV, World of Warcraft, and Call of Duty, recently experienced a prolonged distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The attack targeted the company’s servers, making it difficult for players to access and play the games.
Source : The Record
2. Nexusguard Research Reveals Worldwide Distributed Denial of Service Attacks More Than Doubled in 2022
According to Nexusguard’s DDoS Statistical Report for 2022, the total number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks worldwide more than doubled compared to 2021, with a 115.1% increase.
Source : Business Wire
The significant increase in DDoS attacks revealed by Nexusguard’s research, and the recent assault on Activision Blizzard underscore the severe impact of these cyberattacks. DDoS attacks have the power to cripple services, result in financial losses, and generate widespread frustration. Safeguarding against such attacks necessitates prioritizing robust cybersecurity measures and maintaining constant vigilance in the face of evolving threats.
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