Ransom-based DDoS threat? Don’t pay.

Ransom-based DDoS (RDDoS) attacks are on the rise. In an RDDoS attack, cybercriminals threaten to DDoS network infrastructure of an organization unless a ransom is paid before a certain deadline.

If you recently received a ransom note:

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Do not pay the ransom

Paying ransom only encourages bad actors—and there’s no guarantee that they will still not attack your network now or later.

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Contact Cloudflare

Our team of security engineers is equipped to onboard you quickly, and safeguard your website and network infrastructure from DDoS attacks of any size or kind.

Industry-leading DDoS mitigation

IDC

Cloudflare was named a “Leader” according to the 2019 ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DDoS Prevention Solutions'1

Gartner

Cloudflare has received the most number of ‘High’ ratings as compared to the other 6 DDoS vendors across 23 assessment criteria in Gartner’s 2020 ‘Solution Comparison for DDoS Cloud Scrubbing Centers’ report2

Forrester

Cloudflare has been recognized as a “Leader” in the 2017 ‘Forrester Wave: DDoS Mitigation Solutions’3

Cloudflare has reliable infrastructure and an extremely competent and responsive team. They are well-positioned to deflect even the largest of attacks.
Grant Ingersoll
CTO

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1 Gartner “Solution Comparison for DDoS Cloud Scrubbing Centers,” Thomas Lintemuth, Patrick Hevesi, Sushil Aryal, 16 April 2020. Gartner subscribers access the report at: https://www.gartner.com/document/3983636

2 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DDoS Prevention Solutions 2019 Vendor Assessment, by Martha Vazquez, March 2019, IDC #US43699318. Access the report at https://www.cloudflare.com/lp/idc-ddos-marketscape/

3 Forrester Wave™: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q4 2017, Forrester Research, Inc., December 7, 2017. Access the report at https://www.cloudflare.com/forrester-wave-ddos-mitigation-2017/