The Four Main Types of Cyberattack That Affect Data Center Uptime

DDoS

The most common type of attack that can take down a data center is distributed denial of service, or DDoS.

In fact, according to the most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations report, DDoS attacks were the second most common attack vector in last year’s security incidents, following privilege misuse. And, according to a report released in April by Neustar Research, the number of DDoS attacks 100 Gbps in size and larger increased by nearly 1,000 percent from the first quarter of 2018 to the first quarter of this year.

According to Adam Kujawa, director of Malwarebytes Labs at Malwarebytes Corp., a DDoS attack is a direct and immediate threat to data center uptime.

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