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DNS Traffic Analysis Detects Hidden DDoS Attacks

New research has found a measurable increase in DNS cache miss traffic levels, and a number of previously unknown DDoS events.According to Farsight Security, analysis of DNS cache miss traffic levels over the two-month period of March-April 2020 revealed “a macroscopic phenomenon.” The analysis was done over 300 domains for leading travel an
Publish At:2020-05-27 09:10 | Read:85 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

DDoS attacks in Q1 2020

News overview Since the beginning of 2020, due to the COVID-2019 pandemic, life has shifted almost entirely to the Web — people worldwide are now working, studying, shopping, and having fun online like never before. This is reflected in the goals of recent DDoS attacks, with the most targeted resources in Q1 being websites of medical organizations, delivery
Publish At:2020-05-18 12:12 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:DDoS reports Featured Botnets DDoS-attacks Internet of Thing

Dutch Police Arrest Suspected #COVID19 DDoS Attacker

Dutch police last week dismantled 15 DDoS “booter” sites and arrested a 19-year-old suspected of taking out two government websites which help citizens get information on the current COVID-19 pandemic.The man from the southern Dutch city of Breda was caught on suspicion of DDoS-ing MijnOverheid.nl and Overheid.nl for several hours last month.The
Publish At:2020-04-14 07:29 | Read:334 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Dutch Police Shut Down 15 DDoS-for-Hire Services

Officials arrested a man suspected of launching a DDoS attack against two websites that send government updates to citizens.Dutch police have confirmed the takedown of 15 DDoS-for-hire services and the arrest of one individual suspected of launching a distributed denial-of-service attack against websites that send government updates to citizens. The websites
Publish At:2020-04-13 17:02 | Read:302 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

The Dutch police took down 15 DDoS-for-hire services in a week

Dutch authorities have taken down 15 DDoS-for-hire services in a week, this is another success of law enforcement in the fight against cybercrime. An operation conducted by Dutch authorities last week has shut down 15 DDoS-for-hire services (aka DDoS booters or DDoS stressor), states a press release published by Dutch police. The operation was conducted w
Publish At:2020-04-13 14:34 | Read:354 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking booter Cybercrime DDoS DDo

Dutch Police Arrest Man Over DDoS Attack on Government Website

Dutch police on Friday arrested a 19-year-old man from Breda suspected of launching a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on a government website.As a result of the attack, Overheid.nl and one of its subdomains, Mijn.Overheid.nl (MijnOverheid), were knocked offline for several hours on March 19.Functioning as a sort of digital letterbox, MijnOverheid
Publish At:2020-04-13 09:24 | Read:323 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Tracking & Law Enforcement Cybercrim

Dark Nexus, a new IoT botnet that targets a broad range of devices

Cybersecurity researchers discovered a new IoT botnet, tracked as Dark Nexux, that is used to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Dark Nexux is the name of a new emerging IoT botnet discovered by Bitdefender that is used to launch DDoS attacks. The botnet spreads using exploits and launching credential stuffing attacks against a broad
Publish At:2020-04-08 10:45 | Read:360 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Internet of Things Malware Dark Ne

Russia’s FSB wanted its own IoT botnet

byDanny BradburyIf you thought the Mirai botnet was bad, what about a version under the control of Russia’s military that it could point like an electronic cannon at people it didn’t like? That’s the prospect we could face after the reported emergence of secret Russian project documents online last week.The documents, which come from hackin
Publish At:2020-03-24 09:55 | Read:401 | Comments:0 | Tags:Botnet Denial of Service Government security IoT Machine Lea

Cyber News Rundown: DDoS Strikes U.S. Health Department

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. DDoS Attack Strikes U.S. Health Department Amidst the panic caused by the novel coronavirus, millions of people began navigating to the U.S. Department of Health’s website to find more information on the illness, but instead found the site to be offline after a DDoS attack overwhelmed its servers. This comes as only one of many unfo
Publish At:2020-03-20 08:44 | Read:316 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industry Intel data breach malware DDOS

DDoS Attack Targets German Food Delivery Service

Liefrando delivers food from more than 15,000 restaurants in Germany, where people under COVID-19 restrictions depend on the service.Cybercriminals have launched a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against German food delivery service Takeaway.com (Liefrando.de), demanding two bitcoins (about $11,000) to stop the flood of traffic. The attack has no
Publish At:2020-03-19 14:34 | Read:356 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Food Delivery Website in Germany Targeted by DDoS Attackers

Malicious individuals targeted a food delivery website located in Germany with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.Jitse Groen, founder and CEO of the Germany-based food delivery service Takeaway (Lieferando.de), announced on March 18 that his company had suffered a DDoS attack.A #ddos attack on a food delivery website @takeaway in the middle of a
Publish At:2020-03-19 07:59 | Read:374 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News DDoS Ge

HHS Says DDoS Attack Failed to Cause Disruption

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was targeted with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Sunday, but the agency said it did not experience any significant disruption as a result of the incident.“HHS has an IT infrastructure with risk-based security controls continuously monitored in order to detect and address cybersecurity t
Publish At:2020-03-16 17:25 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Inciden

DDoS Attack Trends Reveal Stronger Shift to IoT, Mobile

Attackers are capitalizing on the rise of misconfigured Internet-connected devices running the WS-Discovery protocol, and mobile carriers are hosting distributed denial-of-service weapons.Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks remain a popular attack vector but have undergone changes as cybercriminals shift their strategies. Today's attackers are turni
Publish At:2020-03-13 18:13 | Read:673 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Revista Factum suffered week-long cyber attacks for denouncing corruption by the president of El Salvador

Revista Factum was under prolonged cyber attacks for denouncing corruption, the government of El Salvador had banned it. The government of El Salvador had banned Factum Magazine from attending its press conferences and was subjecting them to a smear campaignThe alleged perpetrator of the attacks has been identified as a computer engineer acting, from the
Publish At:2020-03-09 15:16 | Read:366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking DDoS it security it securit

Silence Hacking Crew threatens Australian banks of DDoS attacks

DDoS extortionists are blackmailing Australian banks asking for payments of large sums in Monero cryptocurrency threatening DDoS attacks. Cybercriminals are threatening Australian banks of DDoS attacks if they will not pay large sums in Monero cryptocurrency. The extortion campaign was observed over the past week, attackers are sending emails to the ba
Publish At:2020-02-26 07:45 | Read:426 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security banking DDoS information

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