5 Phishing Attack Trends You May Have Missed


3. Hosting Providers Fuel Denial Of Service Attacks

Beginning in late 2012, attackers targeted server farms to help bolster distributed denial-of-service attacks against U.S.-based banks. Hosting facilities often use powerful servers that a large amount of traffic can be funneled through. Security experts told CRN that the good news is that many hosting providers will detect and shut down malicious traffic originating from their servers.