A new type of security threat — “destruction of service” (DeOS) attacks, which could eliminate companies’ backups and safety nets — could cause way more damage to businesses than ransomware.
This is according to Cisco’s 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report in which the company coined the term DeOS attack. The report says the Internet of Things (IoT) increases attack surfaces and the potential scale and impact of these threats. [Read more…]
Source: SDX Central