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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:415 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports botnet DDoS attack

DDoS Flaw Found in Brother Printers

All Brother printers with a Debut Web front-end carry a flaw that allows attackers to distribute a single malformed HTTP POST request, researchers revealed today. A vulnerability discovered in the Debut embedded Web front-end in all Brother printer models could allow attackers to launch a DDoS attack against the printers, according to research released today
Publish At:2017-11-06 22:20 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

DDoS attacks in Q3 2017

News Overview In the third quarter of 2017, the trends of the preceding quarters continued to develop further. The number of DDoS attacks in China, the United States, South Korea and Russia increased, which were reflected in the statistics we gathered for botnets. A sharp surge in the number (more than 450 daily) and power (up to 15.8 million packets per sec
Publish At:2017-11-06 09:20 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:DDoS reports Featured Botnets DDoS-attacks Internet of Thing

'Reaper' IoT Botnet Likely a DDoS-for-Hire Tool

Latest IoT botnet commandeers 10,000 to 20,000 devices with an additional 2 million hosts identified. The IoT botnet IoTroop has amassed 10,000 to 20,000 devices and has another 2 million hosts that have been identified as potential botnet nodes, according to Arbor's Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT), which refers to the botnet as Reaper.Altho
Publish At:2017-10-27 08:15 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

A new Mirai-Like IoT Botnet is growing in a new mysterious campaign

Malware researchers at Check Point have uncovered a new massive IoT botnet that presented many similarities with the dreaded Mirai. The new thing bot emerged at the end of September and appears much more sophisticated, according to the experts the malware already infected more than one million organizations worldwide. The malicious code tries to exploit many
Publish At:2017-10-22 06:05 | Read:281 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Malware Cybercrime

CoalaBot : http Ddos Bot

CoalaBot appears to be build on August Stealer code (Panel and Traffic are really alike)I found it spread as a tasks in a Betabot and in an Andromeda spread via RIG fed by at least one HilltopAds malvertising. 2017-09-11: a witnessed infection chain to CoalaBotA look inside :CoalaBot: Login Screen(August Stealer alike) CoalaBot: StatisticsCoalaBot: Bots
Publish At:2017-10-21 21:45 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Russian firm provides North Korea with second Internet route

Dyn Research discovered traffic coming from North Korea running over the Russian TransTeleCom network, this is the second internet route of the regime. North Korea gets a second Internet connection thanks to the support of a state-owned Russian firm. From the perspective of security analysts, this second connection will improve in a significant way the cyber
Publish At:2017-10-05 17:05 | Read:255 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security DDoS Hacking North Korea Pyongyang

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:366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking blackmail Cybercrime DDoS

Imperva Report Q2 2017- Over 75% of DDoS targets were hit multiple times

According to Imperva DDoS report, over 75% of targets were hit multiple times in Q2 2017, while the percentage was only 43.2% in the same period of 2016. Imperva published the Global DDoS Threat Landscape for Q2 2017, the report shows an increase in the amount of persistent application layer DDoS attack over a one-year period. According to Imperva, over 75%
Publish At:2017-10-03 09:45 | Read:289 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Reports botnet Cybercrime DDoS Q2 2017

Why Size Doesn't Matter in DDoS Attacks

Companies both large and small are targets. Never think "I'm not big enough for a hacker's attention." Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have increased, and research shows that on average, a DDoS attack can cost an organization more than $2.5 million in revenue. As a small or medium-sized business owner, you may be thinking "hackers only
Publish At:2017-09-21 13:30 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

Google removed almost 300 Android apps involved in DDoS attack

Google removed almost 300 Android apps from the official Play Store after expert at ESET reported they were abused for a DDoS attack. This week Google has removed at least 300 apps from the Official Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked to power DDoS attacks. “We identified approximately 300 apps associated with the issue, blocked them from
Publish At:2017-09-03 18:25 | Read:298 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Android botnet DDoS Ese

Tech Firms Team Up to Take Down ‘WireX’ Android DDoS Botnet

A half dozen technology and security companies — some of them competitors — issued the exact same press release today. This unusual level of cross-industry collaboration caps a successful effort to dismantle ‘WireX,’ an extraordinary new crime machine comprising tens of thousands of hacked Android mobile devices that was used this mon
Publish At:2017-09-01 00:45 | Read:293 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Akamai Allison Nixon Android malware Chad Seaman DDoS

Did DDoS attacks cause the FCC net neutrality site to go down?

With any DDoS attack, the best way to investigate it is to review the logs. Due to the sensitivity of the information submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality site, and the ability for IP addresses to potentially increase privacy risks for users submitting their opinions, the logs have not been publicly released for review. The
Publish At:2017-08-17 08:51 | Read:276 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

OpDomesticTerrorism – Anonymous takes down Charlottesville website after the incident

Anonymous launched the OpDomesticTerrorism and claimed responsibility for carrying out a DDoS attack on the website of Charlottesville city Virginia. The hacktivist collective Anonymous launched the OpDomesticTerrorism and claimed responsibility for carrying out a DDoS attack on the official website of Charlottesville city Virginia. The website went offline
Publish At:2017-08-14 18:00 | Read:303 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Hacktivism Anonymous Charlottesville i

Chinese Telecom DDoS Attack Breaks Record

A distributed denial of service siege spanning more than 11 days broke a DDoS record for the year, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab.DDoS attackers launched a 277-hour attack against a Chinese telecom company in the second quarter of 2017, registering a 131% hourly increase compared to the longest attack recorded earlier this year, according to a repo
Publish At:2017-08-03 01:10 | Read:404 | Comments:0 | Tags: DDOS

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