A new report by security firm Kaspersky Lab has revealed that as many as 67 countries’ resources and installations have been targeted by botnet-based DDoS attacks, in Q3 2016 alone.
The world received a rude jolt of the increasing threat of cyberattacks when DNS provider Dyn was targeted in an unprecedented DDoS attack in October 2016. That cyberattack was caused from a botnet that included IoT (Internet of Things) devices like surveillance cameras and routers. Suffice to say, the DNS blackout was undoubtedly the most notable DDoS-induced disruption in a growing trend of botnet-assisted DDoS attacks.
A new report by Kaspersky Lab has now revealed that [...]