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DDoS attacks soared to new highs in 2021

DDoS attacks continue to plague organizations in 2021

The web infrastructure and CDN service provider Cloudflare has unveiled its DDoS Attack Trends for Q4 2021 report highlighting the steep increase in DDoS attacks final year.

The 1st 50 % of 2021 saw massive ransomware and ransom DDoS assault campaigns that interrupted features of vital infrastructure worldwide and a vulnerability in Kaseya’s IT management software program that was exploited to goal faculties, the general public sector, journey organizations and credit unions. In the meantime, the 2nd half of the 12 months noticed the increase of a new botnet known as Meris, record-breaking HTTP DDoS attacks and network-layer attacks observed in excess of the Cloudflare community.