Maritime Computer Emergency Response Team ADMIRAL dataset ADMIRAL dataset

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A company developing a maritime port management and coordination system, is faced with a DDoS [...]
Day Month Year Country Activity Incident Type
19 July 2023 Spain IT Services Denial of Service


According to sources, following Spain's pledge to back the Ukrainian government, multiple sectors within the country, encompassing were targeted by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber-attacks. During 15 days, the country has been targeted by over DDoS cyber-attacks, which Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) traced back to the NoName057(16) group.

The impact on the websites tended to be short-lived, with most targeted websites resuming operations within the day of the assault.



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Recommendations to IT Services to reduce Denial of Service risks:

  • Implement rate limiting and traffic filtering to mitigate the impact of incoming malicious traffic.
  • Check with your IT service provider that the resilience of its systems against such attack was tested.
  • Regularly monitor network traffic and set up alerting for unusual patterns or spikes.
  • Diversify your server locations and use fail-over systems to ensure service availability in case of an attack.
  • Establish an incident response plan to quickly mitigate and recover from DoS attacks.
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Files generated on Monday, 11th December 2023.
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