Results for DDoS attacks

Threat Research

DDoS-for-Hire Service Powered by Bushido Botnet

The FortiGuard Labs team recently discovered a new platform offering DDoS-for-hire service called “0x-booter.” First appearing on October 17, 2018, 0x-booter is available to anyone who signs up on the website. As shown in the following figures, this service comes with an explicitly defined user interface which enables practically anyone to learn and use the service.

By Rommel Joven and Evgeny AnaninOctober 26, 2018

Industry Trends

Securing the Future of Blockchain in Asia Pacific

Every new technology has its risks, and blockchain is no exception. Even the earliest blockchain deployments stimulated the creative juices of cybersecurity adversaries. As blockchains grow in economic importance, they will undoubtedly become more attractive targets for cybersecurity interference.

By Matthew KuanOctober 25, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet’s FortiDDoS Supports BGP Flowspec

Fortinet is proud to announce that BGP Flowspec has now been incorporated into FortiDDoS This new functionality enables Service Providers to provide an effective solution to customers when a DDoS attack saturates their Internet links. Flowspec automates the coordination of traffic filtering by providing service providers with information that identifies specific packets to be dropped during a flood. Such a hybrid solution, combining a cost-effective FortiDDoS at the customer premises providing the first level of mitigation, with and a cloud-based scrubbing center providing volumetric attack mitigation, provides important benefits to customers impacted by these sorts of attacks.

By Hemant JainApril 04, 2018

Industry Trends

Securing IT Modernization at The Federal Level

Federal agencies are modernizing legacy IT systems to mitigate cyber risks. Learn why the modernization of security solutions must occur alongside these new deployments, and how Fortinet can help.

By Shelly ScarpelliMarch 31, 2018

Threat Research

OMG: Mirai-based Bot Turns IoT Devices into Proxy Servers

In preparation for our talk entitled “IoT: Battle of Bots” at the RootedCon Security conference that will be held in Madrid, Spain this March 2018, the FortiGuard Labs team encountered yet another new Mirai variant.

Industry Trends

For a moonshot, you need more than just the moon

At one time, we were challenged to ask not what our country could do for us but what we could do for our country. It is time that the leading organizations in digital technology come together once again to ask the same.

By Phil QuadeFebruary 07, 2018

Business and Technology

FortiDDoS Launches Support for FortiGuard Domain Reputation Service for IoT and Botnet Based DDoS Attack Mitigation

The FortiGuard Domain Reputation Service License for FortiDDoS is yet further ammunition to use against the growing threat of the IoT and botnet attacks, which are easier than ever to launch due to proliferation of open source code for such attacks, and growing availability of vulnerable devices.

By Hemant JainSeptember 06, 2017

Industry Trends

3 Ways Recent DDoS and Ransomware Attacks Have Put Healthcare Institutions on Alert

Recent DDoS and ransomware attacks have grabbed the attention of healthcare organizations around the globe. Read more to find out how.

By Susan BiddleDecember 02, 2016