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Under DDoS attack? It could just be a distraction


Network World - (International) Kaspersky Lab released findings from polling of managers and information technology professionals at 5,500 companies in 26 countries revealing that three-quarters of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are accompanied by other security incidents, implying that the attacks are often used as a diversion tactic and that businesses should keep resources available to manage corporate security in its entirety.


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 10:25:17