When the Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox Live gaming networks went down over Christmas and were kept offline for several days afterwards, the hacker collective that calls themselves LizardSquad took responsibility for the DDoS attack.
Akamai today released its latest State of the Internet report, which provides insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds and broadband adoption across fixed and mobile networks, overall attack traffic, global 4K readiness, and IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 implementation.
The new year started poorly for Finnish bank OP Pohjola Group and its customers: the latter have been prevented from executing their online banking transactions by a DDoS attack that targeted the bank's online services starting on the last day of 2014.
Seventy-six percent of organizations in the U.S. and U.K.
Cyber attacks have reached a tipping point in terms of quantity, length, complexity and targets.
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