Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks increased in size and frequency during the first half of this year, according to figures released by Arbor Networks.
Over the last 18 months, Arbor Networks monitored an average of 124,000 DDoS attacks every week. That’s primarily because tools that can help launch a DDoS attack are readily available online for little money, or even no money at all. That means anyone with a computer, an internet connection and a grievance can launch an attack if they so wish. ...