Wednesday, November 27, 2013

How Much Does a DDOS Attack Cost?

Not much, even if your attacker "outsources" the DDOS attack.

"McAfee in its June cybercrime study found a DDoS-for-hire service for $2 per hour, and another for $3 per hour, for instance, he says.
Dell SecureWorks found DDoS services anywhere from $3- to $5 per hour, $90- to $100 per day, and $400 to $600 a month.
The big takeaway for all of this, Samani says, is that cybercrime-as-a-service has arrived. 'It doesn't require any technical knowledge, and you don't even have to own a computer,' Samani says. 'You just need to pay' and you can outsource anything, he says:" Dark Reading, Nov. 2013

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