[Weekly Security News] The Target and Areas of DDoS Attacks in modern society including war
[November 08 2023]
1. KillNet group touts new feature-rich ‘DDoS-for-hire’ service
KillNet launched a DDoS tool for rent and DDoS attacks are accessible to virtually anyone. Astonishingly, DDoS attacks can be carried out at low cost. The best form of defense is preparation.
Source : SC Media
2. ‘Hacktivists’ join the front lines in Israel-Hamas war
When Hamas sprung its deadly assault on Israel, its militants came from land, air and sea, but now Hactivists, outside groups with a vested interest in the Israel-Hamas fight, are playing a critical role in the cyber battlefield by carrying out DDoS attacks. These cyber activities could intensify the already bloody battle, with reports of thousands killed.
Source : C4ISRNET
3. Evolving DDoS Attack Tactics Targeting Small Businesses: What You Need to Know
Comcast Business shared information on why small businesses are increasingly at risk for DDoS attacks, the industries most at risk and recommendations for safeguarding small businesses from these attacks.
Source : COMCAST
DDoS attacks, one of the oldest cyber attacks, have been used not only to attack small businesses but in war as well. As the prime target for cyberattacks including DDoS Attacks, Small business owners should be aware of the advice of cybersecurity experts that preparation is the best method to protect.
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