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Cloud providers hit hard by DDoS attacks in Q1


Securityweek - (International) VeriSign reported research finding that information technology (IT) services and cloud providers received over one third of all distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in the first quarter of 2015, followed by the government and financial services sectors, where the frequency of attacks increased by 3 percent. The total number of attacks increased seven percent since the last quarter of 2014.


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 10:24:25