Resilient CTO Bruce Schneier discovers rise of sophisticated DDoS attacks. Hackers are probing the defences of critical internet infrastructure providers in what could be the beginnings of a campaign to take down the internet, according to a leading cyber security expert. Bruce Schneier, Chief Technology Officer at Resilient and security blogger, wrote in a post on his site that major firms were being hit by “probing” attacks: attacks designed to test their defensive capabilities. Companies had been hit by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks which had started at a certain point and then been steadily ramped up before stopping.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: CBR