Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

Powerful New DDoS Method Adds Extortion


Attackers have seized on a relatively new method for executing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks of unprecedented disruptive power, using it to launch record-breaking DDoS assaults over the past week. Now evidence suggests this novel attack method is fueling digital shakedowns in which victims are asked to pay a ransom to call off crippling cyberattacks.

Full story at: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/03/powerful-new-ddos-method-adds-extortion/

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