• Evolving DDOS Attacks Provide the Driver for Financial Institutions to Enhance Response Capabilities
  • February 13, 2013 | Author: Kimberly Kiefer Peretti
  • Law Firm: Alston & Bird LLP - Washington Office
  • Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks are not a new method employed by cyber criminals to inflict damage on victim entities’ networks. In fact, DDoS attacks were one of the first types of online crimes to appear in the dawn of the Internet age. In the past several years, however, cyber threat actors have rekindled this attack to produce two new variants, both of which specifically target the financial services sector.