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One Third of The Internet Has Seen a DDoS Attack In The Past Two Years

A group of researchers has conducted a rigorous comprehensive characterization of this DDoS attacks and of countermeasures to mitigate the associated risks. Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have been around about as long as computers have been network connected. A website’s purpose is to accept connections from the Internet and return information. A bad
Publish At:2017-11-07 05:10 | Read:17470 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports botnet DDoS attack

UK National Lottery knocked offline by a DDoS attack on Saturday

The UK National Lottery was knocked offline by a DDoS attack on Saturday, experts speculate the involvement of the dreaded Phantom Squad group. On Saturday, a DDoS attack knocked offline the UK National Lottery impeding Britons to buy the tickets on the www.national-lottery.co.uk website or through its associated app. According to DownDetector reports, thou
Publish At:2017-10-03 09:45 | Read:5013 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking blackmail Cybercrime DDoS

HSBC online banking suffers major outage, blames DDoS attack

HSBC has been battling an apparent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on its online banking system for the past few hours.Many customers have been struggling to access HSBC online—via the bank's app or website—all morning.Further ReadingApple Pay in the UK now supports cards from HSBC and First DirectBarclays is still missing, though, and some peopl
Publish At:2016-01-30 02:45 | Read:4533 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Assessment Uncategorized banking DDOS attack HSBC DDOS

ProtonMail DDoS Attack – Sustained & Sophisticated

So the ProtonMail DDoS Attack – if you’re not familiar ProtonMail is an secure, free, encrypted e-mail service that promises absolutely no compromises. It’s been getting hit hard since November 3rd, with a large scale rather sophisticated set of DDoS attacks rendering it unable to receive or send e-mail.It seems to have mitigated the bulk o
Publish At:2015-11-11 20:25 | Read:3749 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cryptography Network Hacking Privacy ddos ddos attack encryp

ProtonMail Back Online Following Six-Day DDoS Attack

Encrypted email service ProtonMail is back online today following a crippling six-day attack that saw the company’s ISPs and data centers under siege.Operators behind the service said the site may not always be reachable, as its servers are still under heavy strain and mitigating attack, and that it’s looking for donations to prevent its infrastr
Publish At:2015-11-09 21:50 | Read:4036 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Web Security Bitcoin DDoS attack Denial of Service A

A Fourth Teenager was arrested over TalkTalk data breach

British police announced Tuesday they had arrested a fourth teenager in connection with a data breach suffered by the Internet Service Provider TalkTalk. The investigation of the TalkTalk data breach is still going, in a few days other two suspects have been arrested by law enforcement under the country’s Computer Misuse Act.
Publish At:2015-11-05 10:30 | Read:4463 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach DDoS attack Hacking Ha

JavaScript DDoS Attack Peaks at 275,000 Requests-Per-Second

Two years ago at the Black Hat conference, WhiteHat Security researchers Jeremiah Grossman and Matt Johansen explained how hackers could in theory leverage an online ad network to distribute malicious JavaScript efficiently and quickly.Depending on how much money the attacker wanted to spend, they could do just about anything from drive-by download attacks,
Publish At:2015-09-28 14:50 | Read:3988 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacks Mobile Security Web Security CloudFlare DDoS attack Gr

FBI Links Chinese Government to DDoS Attacks on US Websites

  The FBI says it has credible evidence to link the Chinese government to attackers who leveraged two Chinese telecom companies and the Baidu search engine to carry out recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks targeting unnamed U.S. websites. The FBI issued a confidential Flash Alert to U.S. companies alleging that the Chinese government san
Publish At:2015-06-09 16:15 | Read:5164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Cyber Security Cyber Warfare Security U

Researchers uncover “self-sustaining” botnets of poorly secured routers

Large numbers of home and small-office routers are under the control of hackers who are using them to overwhelm websites with more junk traffic than they can handle, security researchers said Tuesday. The devices are so poorly secured that they have given rise to self-perpetuating botnets commandeered by multiple attackers.The distributed denial-of-servi
Publish At:2015-05-13 00:35 | Read:6380 | Comments:0 | Tags:Law & Disorder Risk Assessment Technology Lab Uncategorized

China Using A Powerful 'Great Cannon' Weapon to Censor The Internet

China has something very impressive that we are not aware of. The country has a powerful and previously unknown weapon that its government is using to bolster their cyber attack capabilities:Dubbed "The Great Cannon."INTERNET CENSORSHIP IN CHINAWhen I talk about Internet censorship, it is incomplete if I don't mention China. China is famous for its Great W
Publish At:2015-04-11 19:00 | Read:5329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Chinese Hackers ddos attack ddos attack software download dd

Dyre Wolf Banking Malware Stole More Than $1 Million

Security researchers have uncovered an active cyber attack campaign that has successfully stolen more than $1 Million from a variety of targeted enterprise organizations using spear phishing emails, malware and social engineering tricks.The campaign, dubbed "The Dyre Wolf" by researchers from IBM's Security Intelligence division, targets businesses and org
Publish At:2015-04-04 10:45 | Read:5060 | Comments:0 | Tags:banking malware cyber attack campaign ddos attack Dyre Wolf

GitHub hit by Massive DDoS Attack From China

Github – a popular coding website used by programmers to collaborate on software development – was hit by a large-scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for more than 24 hours late Thursday night.It seems like when users from outside countries visit different websites on the Internet that serve advertisements and tracking code from C
Publish At:2015-03-28 18:35 | Read:4245 | Comments:0 | Tags:Baidu Search Engine ddos attack Distributed Denial of Servic

Record-breaking 1Tbps Speed achieved Over 5G Mobile Connection

New Generations usually bring new base technologies, more network capacity for more data per user, and high speed Internet service, for which Internet service providers usually advertise. However, it is believed that the fifth generation (5G Technology) of mobile network will be beyond our thoughts. 1TBPS OVER 5GSecurity researchers from the University of
Publish At:2015-02-26 19:55 | Read:4670 | Comments:0 | Tags:5G Internet Connection 5G speed test ddos attack Distributed

Komodia Website Under DDoS Attack

Komodia.com, home to the SSL interception module at the heart of the Superfish adware dustup, is currently under a distributed denial-of-service attack.As of 2 p.m. Eastern time, its home page had been replaced with a notice that the site was offline because it was under attack.“Some people say it’s not DDOS but a high volume of visitors, at the
Publish At:2015-02-24 03:50 | Read:3020 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cryptography Hacks Web Security Adware certificate authority

Hacktivist Group Anonymous (#OpISIS) Takes Down Islamic State (ISIS) Social Media Accounts

The hacktivist group Anonymous has launched a massive cyber attack against Islamic State (ISIS) terror group, who were also responsible for the terrorist attack against the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.In a video appeared on Youtube, Anonymous group and RedCult announced the operation #OpISIS and claimed t
Publish At:2015-02-09 02:55 | Read:4796 | Comments:0 | Tags:anonymous Group Anonymous Hacker Cyber Attack ddos attack De


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