“DDoS attacks are a constant threat for organizations and security bugs and flaws within software can be exploited to amplify these attacks,” Jack Mannino, CEO at nVisium, commented for SecurityWeek. “As botnets continue to exploit issues within networking products and IoT devices exposed to the internet, the risks of DDoS attacks will persist. Even with services to absorb the heavy blows dealt by high volume DDoS attacks, organizations often find that systems behave in unexpected ways under extreme load.”

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