New Security Threat: RDDoS (RDoS)

The FBI has announced a new security threat organizations should be aware of: RDDoS (or RDoS) — Ransom Denial of Service.

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  1. Attackers will send a notice to your company that they’ll DDoS your organization in ~a week unless you pay a ransom in Bitcoin (usually between $110,000 — $230,000).