Cybercriminals set multiple records in 2020


The 2020 NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence Report includes results from the Worldwide Infrastructure Security Survey. The NESCOUT ASERT team monitors the threat landscape and reports on new actors, malware under development, and the increasingly sophisticated tools and techniques developed.

Titled “DDoS in a Time of Pandemic,” the report contains data on the huge upsurge in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, brute-forcing of access credentials, and malware targeting of internet-connected devices.

Read the full report for details on attack:

  • Frequency – 10+ million in the year
  • Key targets – including VPNs and firewalls
  • Vectors – including new DDoS Extortion Campaign
  • Business impact
  • …and More