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DDoS Extortion Attacks Are Driving Security Risks in 2021

Vaughn Eisler

In May of 2020, Akamai and Equinix launched a jointly developed cloud-based, interconnected DDoS detection and mitigation solution that helps organizations quickly and easily connect to Akamai’s Prolexic global DDoS service via Equinix Fabric™, enabling businesses to thwart DDoS attacks in real-time. Almost a year later, we’ve seen increased adoption of our joint solution, mainly as a result of DDoS extortion attack trends and activity. DDoS attack campaigns are once again a classic threat actor motivator and are still making headlines and disrupting organizations globally – well into 2021.

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