Half of companies under DDoS attack have critical data stolen

March 31, 2015

Via: data-loss

Neustar surveyed IT professionals from across EMEA to understand the impact of DDoS attacks. 40 percent of companies estimate hourly losses of over £100,000 at peak times during a DDoS outage, a 470 percent rise since the last Neustar survey almost a year ago.

Multiple attacks are also becoming more prevalent and are lasting even longer than those recorded in the last survey, with more than a third of attacks affecting businesses for more than 24 hours.

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