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DoS Attacks

DoS Attacks: Infrastructure Layer

Posted on 04/09/2015, by David Cantón (INCIBE)
As we have already mentioned previously, infrastructure attacks are those that focus mainly on layers three and four of the OSI model (ISO/IEC 7498-1) and application layer protocols that support communications, such as DNS or NTP. This is the most frequent type of attack and, as illustrated in the following graphic, makes up 90% of the DDoS attacks detected by Akamai in the fourth quarter of...
Classification of DoS Attacks

Classification of DoS Attacks

Posted on 02/26/2015, by David Cantón (INCIBE)
Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks are one of the most frequent types of security incident and continue to be used extensively. In many cases, carrying out a denial-of-service attack does not require advanced knowledge. Some examples of this sort of aggression would be the attack suffered by 19,000 French web-sites in the context of the deadly assault on the premises of the satirical magazine...

The Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (iOCTA) by EC3

Posted on 12/16/2014, by María José Santos (INCIBE)
On the 29th of September of 2014, the European Cybercrime Centre (E3C) at Europol published a report known as "The Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (iOCTA)", which provides recommendations on how to act to dissuade crimes committed over electronic communication networks and how to fight against cybernetic threats. The report studies the distinguishing aspects of cybercrime with...