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DDoS attackers turn attention to SaaS and PaaS systems, Akamai reports

2014/07/23

V3.co.uk - (International) Akamai released its Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report, which found a 22 percent increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack activity in the second quarter of 2014. The report also found that around half of DDoS attacks targeted IT infrastructure, with vendors of cloud services such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) being common targets.

Source: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2356828/ddos-attackers-turn-attention-to-saas-and-paas-systems-akamai-reports

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: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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