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Cybercriminals Have a Profit Margin of Up To 95% from DDoS Attacks
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2017, 03:31:20 AM »
Cybercriminals Have a Profit Margin of Up To 95% from DDoS Attacks
27 March 2017, 2:03 am

Cyber criminals offering DDoS-as-a-service have a profit margin of up to 95%, indicating why such services have become so widespread on the dark net.

According to Kaspersky Lab experts, the black market's offering of DDoS services is quite high, and criminals who want to arrange such an attack find it to be quite profitable. 

Setting up an attack can cost as little as $7 an hour, while the targeted company can lose anywhere from thousands of dollars to millions, depending on the length of the attack and the damage done. 

People offering these attacks have set up a whole business. They offer those in need a site where customers can register, select the service they need, pay for it, and then receive a report about the attacks. As Kaspersky's experts point out, there are even customer loyalty programs available for those who want a repeat experience. 

Of course, the final price of the attack can vary a lot, and it takes into account a lot of variables. For instance... (read more)

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