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DDoS Attacks Escalating

Cisco said it continues to see momentum growing behind DDoS attacks, with attacks growing to the 1-TBps range, up from the 600-MBps range with the Dyn attack last fall. Artes credited a large part of that to the growth in Internet of Things devices, which he said are often left unsecured and leveraged in these types of attacks. IoT devices are easily hackable without endpoint protection and can be built quickly into a botnet, he said.