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AWS mitigated largest DDoS attack ever of 2.3 Tbps

AWS announced it has mitigated a 2.3 Tbps DDoS attack, the largest ever, which surpassed the previous record of 1.7 Tbps that took place in March 2018. Amazon announced it has mitigated the largest ever DDoS attack of 2.3 Tbps, the news is surprising if we consider that the previous record was of 1.7 Tbps that took place in March 2018. The 2.3 Tbps att
Publish At:2020-06-17 17:10 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Reports Cybercrime DDoS hacking news i

Akamai, Amazon Mitigate Massive DDoS Attacks

The first week of June 2020 arrived with a massive 1.44 TBPS (terabytes per second) distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, Akamai reveals.Lasting for two hours and peaking at 385 MPPS (million packets per second), the assault was the largest Akamai has even seen in terms of BPS, but also stood out from the crowd because of its complexity.Aimed at an In
Publish At:2020-06-17 08:07 | Read:120 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Cybercrime DDOS

Hosting Provider Hit With Largest-Ever DDoS Attack

Likely looking to make a statement, attackers targeted specific websites hosted by a single provider with a 1.44 terabit-per-second distributed denial-of-service attack, according to Akamai.Attackers leveled the largest distributed denial-of-service attack to date against a specific website hosted by a large service provider in early June, topping a bandwidt
Publish At:2020-06-16 20:29 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

T-Mobile Outage Mistaken for Massive DDoS Attack on U.S.

Wireless carrier T-Mobile on Monday suffered a major outage in the United States that impacted service at other carriers as well, and it ended up being reported as a “massive” distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.The incident started around noon and continued to impact T-Mobile’s network throughout the day, leaving millions without voice and text serv
Publish At:2020-06-16 14:11 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Incident Response Mo

T-Mobile suffered a major outage in the US allegedly caused by a massive DDoS attack

Wireless carrier T-Mobile suffered a major outage in the United States, that impacted service at other carriers, due to a “massive” DDoS attack. Wireless carrier T-Mobile suffered a massive DDoS attack that caused a major outage in the United States that impacted service at other carriers due to a “massive” DDoS attack. This DDoS attack is serious. I
Publish At:2020-06-16 14:08 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking DDoS hacking news information security

Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for DDoS Attacks

A United States naturalized citizen received the maximum sentence for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on multiple media, bloggers, and legal news aggregation websites.The man, born Kamyar Jahanrakhshan in Iran, changed his name to Andrew Rakhshan when he became a U.S. citizen. In February this year, he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to c
Publish At:2020-06-15 09:15 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime DDOS

Billions of devices affected by UPnP vulnerability

byJohn E DunnStop us if you’ve heard this before but a researcher has uncovered a new security vulnerability affecting many devices running the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol.Named CallStranger by discoverer Yunus Çadırcı, the potential for trouble with this flaw looks significant for a whole menu of reasons, starting with the gotcha that it’s UPnP.
Publish At:2020-06-10 09:05 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerability CallStranger DDoS IoT security UPnP Windows 10

CallStranger: UPnP Flaw Affecting Billions of Devices Allows Data Exfiltration, DDoS Attacks

A newly disclosed UPnP vulnerability that affects billions of devices can be exploited for various types of malicious activities, including distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and data exfiltration.Designed to facilitate the automatic discovery and interaction with devices on a network, the UPnP protocol is meant for use within trusted local area ne
Publish At:2020-06-08 19:30 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities DDOS

Owners of DDoS-for-Hire Service vDOS Get 6 Months Community Service

The co-owners of vDOS, a now-defunct service that for four years helped paying customers launch more than two million distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that knocked countless Internet users and websites offline, each have been sentenced to six months of community service by an Israeli court. vDOS as it existed on Sept. 8, 2016. A judge in Israel h
Publish At:2020-06-07 15:47 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:DDoS-for-Hire Ne'er-Do-Well News Boaz Dolev booter ClearSky

DDoS-ers Target Black Lives Matter Groups

Widespread violent protests across the US over the past week have been followed by attempted DDoS attacks on several rights groups, according to Cloudflare.The web security firm analyzed malicious HTTP requests it blocked across the weekend of April 25/26 versus a month later (May 30/31). Minneapolis resident George Floyd was killed on May 25, sparking
Publish At:2020-06-05 05:31 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

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:242 | 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:233 | 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:446 | 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:383 | 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:416 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking booter Cybercrime DDoS DDo

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