DDoS attacks expand as cybercriminals target cloud providers and ransomware victims

“The DDoS, or distributed denial of service, attack has long been a popular method for cyberattack. By flooding a website with more requests than it can handle, a hacker can cause the site to slow down and eventually crash, making it unavailable for legitimate users. But in 2021, cybercriminals expanded the types of organizations at the receiving end of DDoS attacks. A report released Thursday by cybersecurity firm Radware looks at how DDoS attacks surged and spread last year.” – read at TechRepublic!