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The rise of repeated "low and slow" DDoS attacks


Help Net Security - (International) Neustar released research findings revealing an increase in small, repeated distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks from 2014 to early 2015, with 54 percent of companies surveyed being hit by at least 6 attacks. Research also found that the duration of DDoS attacks is increasing, with 10 percent of attacks lasting about a week, among other findings.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:15