Some of the DDoS Attacks never detected have been revealed by cybersecurity company StormWall.
This specific botnet, which enabled DDoS attacks of up to 2TB / s, sets a new record over the lifetime of the Internet as we know it until now. 'now.
Hailing from Spain, the botnet, which included 49,000,000 servers, was openly available for rental online, starting at $ 2,500 for two days of use.
Thebotnets are networks of hacked computer devices used to perform cyberattacks .
According to Stormwall, most of the DDoS attacks detected were directed against the gaming industry.
"The attacks carried out by the new botnet are fairly standard and it can launch attacks using UDP, TCP and HTTP protocols (at the seven of the OSI model) with browser emulation, "the company said.
" Attacks of such power affect not only the victim but also the entire chain of its suppliers and can cause problems accessing the Internet at the same time for hundreds of thousands of users and online resources. "
Hackers have access to the Internet.New tool for about a month, StormWall adding that only cloud-based DDoS protection services with sufficient network filtering capacity will be able to cope with the scale of attacks caused by the botnet.
Earlier this year, the company reported 25.4% more attacks against its customers During its first quarter of 2021 and into the fourth quarter of 2020, businesses in e-commerce, construction,