A variety of sites saw as much as seven times the number of domain requests in late March and early April, suggesting attackers attempted massive denial-of-service attacks. An analysis of domain-name system (DNS) requests for 316 major sites across five industries shows a massive “step up” in traffic volume starting the last week of March
In contrast, Q1 2019 saw more interest in selling and buying access to individual servers. The first quarter of 2020 saw a dramatic rise in Dark Web offers to sell access to enterprise networks, with the number of posts advertising access up 69% compared with the fourth quarter of 2019, according to a new report.
Defiant says it observed a 30-fold increase in attacks in just the past few days. Security teams that already have their hands full dealing with COVID-19-related threats now have another issue to contend with. Attacks on WordPress sites have soared in recent days to more than 30 times the normal volume. This week researchers from
Group-IB’s and Rapid7’s separate analysis of attack activity in recent months shows threat actors are making life harder for enterprise organizations in a variety of ways. Data from two new vendor reports summarizing threat activity over the past few months shows that ransomware and living-off-the-land attacks continue to top the list of threats facing enterprise