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"Attackers were abusing anonymous proxies to turn a regular single-origin denial of service attack into a distributed denial of service attack with traffic flowing through thousands…"
"That's bigger than the majority of the attacks we see," said Ofer Gayer, a researcher with Incapsula. "We usually see attacks at a maximum of 200,000 to 300,000 requests per second."
"The reason we don't see this [type of attack] more often is because in order to execute such an attack, the perpetrator has to create a persistent [cross-site-scripting] DDoS scenario on a very popular website, or ..."
"Given the fact that the attacker was able to inject the malicious code at a very large scale, it would take someone with high-level clearance in…"
"Over the past year or so, we have observed ransomware become a popular hacking ploy because for most users, it is easier to pay a few hundred dollars then risk losing personal information.."
"Many types of bad bots roam the Internet, from scrapers and spammers to the more sophisticated vulnerability scanners and DDoS bots. If other bad bots can be compared to well-trained soldiers carrying out the orders of their commander, impersonator bots are the Special Ops unit..."
"The move is a step in the right direction, coming at a time when we're seeing a marked increase in the sophistication of cyberattacks and cyberterrorism across all fronts," suggested Marc Gaffan, CEO and cofounder of Incapsula"