By PowerBuy // 11 April 2013 // Related Categories: Tips
Protect your business against DDoS hack attacks
In late March a single attack on the Internet spam filter provider “Spamhaus
What is DDoS?
A DDoS (“Distrib
You might be innocently involved
Unless you run a popular website then it’s unlikely you’ll ever be targeted for a DDoS attack. Hackers will instead try to infiltrate your PC and use it in a co-ordinated attack. In other words your PCs might already be helping cause destruction to others without you even knowing it.
Scarily the Internet Industry Association suspects there are hundreds of thousands of Australian compromised computers that are part of global DDoS attacks and these numbers are rapidly increasing. Security experts think that it’s only a matter of time for a DDoS attack to be so huge it brings the entire Internet to a grinding halt.
As always we recommend you maintain comprehensive Internet Security and regular backups to prevent hackers from taking control of your network. After all network attacks are all too common and it’s only a matter of time before you are either targeted for attack or unknowingly recruited to attack others.
Talk to an expert
If you’re concerned about the vulnerability of your IT network then please contact us on 1300 955 523 and we’ll quickly run some quick tests for you.
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