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Imperva Mitigates Ransom DDoS Attack Measuring 2.5 Million Requests per Second

We are only at the beginning of 2022 and it looks like it is going to be an interesting year for the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) landscape. We recently mitigated a ransom DDoS attack on a single website which reached a rate of 2.5 million requests per second (Mrps). And while ransom DDoS attacks […]

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Ransom DDoS Enters its Fourth Wave

Extortionists target industries with most to lose from an outage Cybercriminals continue to target organizations threatening Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in exchange for a ransom payment, traditionally demanded in bitcoin (BTC). And it seems that no matter how many times these ransom threat cycles come around, organizations are still struggling to prepare for and […]

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Ransom DDoS: What you need to know now

According to the 2021 DDoS Threat Landscape Report, Ransom DDoS (RDoS) threats are on the rise. Imperva researchers have been monitoring threats against several of our customers where extortionists have demanded payment in BitCoin to prevent DDoS attacks. The attack patterns this year are very similar to those seen in 2020. As security teams prepare […]

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