"In a painful reminder of the fragile state of wireless network security, some 55 percent of mobile providers worldwide suffered outages in 2010 due to security incidents, according to a new report on network infrastructure released today. And more than half admit to having limited visibility into their networks.
Meanwhile, DDoS attacks against ISPs have hit a new high, breaking the 100-Gbps barrier, and application-layer attacks continue to rise beyond HTTP, with attacks against HTTPS, SMTP, and VOIP, Arbor Networks' 2010 Infrastructure Security Report found. And with the wave of attacks on high-profile commercial websites in the wake of the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, DDoS has become more of a household name.
"Some said 2009 was the year of DDoS. But 2010 is the year DDoS went mainstream," says Carlos Morales, vice president of sales engineering for Arbor. "2010 is when DDoS became more noted in the public conscience .. It's the tool of choice for protest now and political/ideological motivation.""
Artigo: "More Than Half Of Mobile Providers Hit By Attacks That Resulted In Outages"
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