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Akamai SIRT Alerts

Akamai SIRT Alerts

August 17, 2020 3:54 PM

Ransom Demands Return: New DDoS Extortion Threats Fr ...

Update 08/24/2020 As mentioned below, the Akamai SIRT has been tracking attacks from the so-called Armada Collective and Fancy Bear actors, who are sending ransom letters to various industry verticals such as finance, travel, and e-commerce. In addition to the information in our previous advisory, we can confirm that we're now seeing attacks peak at almost 200 Gb/sec, utilizing ARMS, DNS Flood, GRE Protocol Flood, SNMP Flood, SYN Flood, and