Given the recent significant increase in DDOS attacks around the world, the statistics from this article should not be surprising. Take these stats into consideration as you plan your defensive posture and educate your end users. 7 more words
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Thanks to Andrew O’Donnell of SophosLabs for his behind-the-scenes work on this article.
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