Read why Marc Wilczek says distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers on Dark Reading.
On the flip side of the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the quest for increased connectivity and bandwidth (think 5G) and skyrocketing cloud adoption, IT is increasingly being weaponized to unleash cyberattacks in an unprecedented order of magnitude. Coupled with the emergence and anonymous nature of both the Dark Web and cryptocurrencies, illicit transactions have never been easier or more convenient. Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers. They have advanced from mere botnet-based approaches to artificial intelligence (AI) and data-driven models.
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