For cybercriminals, the COVID-19 pandemic is nothing short of an outstanding business opportunity—and they have taken full advantage.
Attackers targeted COVID-era lifelines such as e-commerce, healthcare, and educational services with short, complex, high-throughput attacks designed to quickly overwhelm and take down targeted entities. The impact of this activity is significant; ASERT measured just how much DDoS traffic crosses global and regional infrastructure—traffic that we all pay for.
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Top COVID-Era Targets
- Educational services