DDoS attacks on Russian online retailers double in 2020

The number of DDoS attacks on Russian online retailers nearly doubled in 2020 compared to the previous year, the Rostelecom-Solar cyber security company said in a statement.

“Online retail business has been in the focus of cyber criminals for several years. However, as customer demand for online retail services grew amid coronavirus restrictions, they became even more attractive for hackers,” the statement reads.

According to Rostelecom experts, 40% of cyber attacks were recorded in the fourth quarter of the year because of increasing customer demand ahead of the holiday season.

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Source: TASS