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DD4BC are DDoS attack driving force, new report claims

2015/08/27

SC Magazine - (International) VeriSign released findings from its "Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Trends Report - 2nd Quarter 2015" revealing a period of increased activity from the DDoS for Bitcoin (DD4BC) threat group, and that 22 percent of the attacks analyzed targeted the financial and payment sector. Attacks by the group typically start with threats and demands for ransom, followed by increased demands and ramped up DDoS attacks.

Source: http://www.scmagazineuk.com/dd4bc-are-ddos-attack-driving-force-new-report-claims/article/435234/

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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