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DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

August 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
It’s 2016, and now, you can earn some dollars by contributing into well-organized DDoS attack scheme. Do you know while mining Bitcoins...
4 Flaws hit HTTP/2 Protocol that could allow Hackers to Disrupt Servers

4 Flaws hit HTTP/2 Protocol that could allow Hackers to Disrupt Servers

August 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you think that the HTTP/2 protocol is more secure than the standard HTTP ( Hypertext Transfer Protocol ), then you might be wrong, as...
IoT Botnet — 25,000 CCTV Cameras Hacked to launch DDoS Attack

IoT Botnet — 25,000 CCTV Cameras Hacked to launch DDoS Attack

June 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The Internet of Things (IoTs) or Internet-connected devices are growing at an exponential rate and so are threats to them. Due to the ...
DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack

DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack

April 25, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief Cyber crooks find a new and ingenious way to make hundreds of thousands of dollars with no effort. An unknown cyber gang, p...
Anti-DDoS Firm Staminus HACKED! Customers Data Leaked

Anti-DDoS Firm Staminus HACKED! Customers Data Leaked

March 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Staminus Communications – a California-based hosting and DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection company – is recovering a massi...
NSA Data Center Experiencing 300 Million Hacking Attempts Per Day

NSA Data Center Experiencing 300 Million Hacking Attempts Per Day

February 22, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Utah State computer systems are experiencing a massive cyber attack on up to 300 Million Hacking attempts per day due to National Securi...
Creator of MegalodonHTTP DDoS Botnet Arrested

Creator of MegalodonHTTP DDoS Botnet Arrested

January 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Last month, the Norway police arrested five hackers accused of running the MegalodonHTTP Remote Access Trojan (RAT). The arrests cam...
602 Gbps! This May Have Been the Largest DDoS Attack in History

602 Gbps! This May Have Been the Largest DDoS Attack in History

January 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Cyber attacks are getting evil and worst nightmare for companies day-by-day, and the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is one...
Chinese Hackers tried to Take Down Tibetan Social Networking Website

Chinese Hackers tried to Take Down Tibetan Social Networking Website

January 03, 2016Wang Wei
Tibet is an area in the Republic of China that has been the point of conflict for many years in China. While China believes that Tibet ...
Hackers Plan to Ruin Christmas Eve for Millions of PlayStation and Xbox Live Gamers

Hackers Plan to Ruin Christmas Eve for Millions of PlayStation and Xbox Live Gamers

December 16, 2015Wang Wei
Remember the notorious hacker group Lizard Squad that spoiled last Christmas holidays of many game lovers by knocking the PlayStation Ne...
Someone Just Tried to Take Down Internet's Backbone with 5 Million Queries/Sec

Someone Just Tried to Take Down Internet's Backbone with 5 Million Queries/Sec

December 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Someone just DDoSed one of the most critical organs of the Internet anatomy – The Internet's DNS Root Servers . Early last week,...
Hey ISIS! Check Out How 'Idiot' Anonymous Hackers Can Disrupt your Online Propaganda

Hey ISIS! Check Out How 'Idiot' Anonymous Hackers Can Disrupt your Online Propaganda

November 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The online Hacktivist group Anonymous declared War against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) that claimed responsibility for the ...
ProtonMail Paid Hackers $6000 Ransom in Bitcoin to Stop DDoS Attacks

ProtonMail Paid Hackers $6000 Ransom in Bitcoin to Stop DDoS Attacks

November 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Geneva-based encrypted email service ProtonMail was forced to pay a  Ransom of almost $6,000 to stop sustained Denial-of-service (D...
New Botnet Hunts for Linux — Launching 20 DDoS Attacks/Day at 150Gbps

New Botnet Hunts for Linux — Launching 20 DDoS Attacks/Day at 150Gbps

September 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A network of compromised Linux servers has grown so powerful that it can blow large websites off the Internet by launching crippling Dis...
BitTorrent Fixes Reflective DDoS Attack Security Flaw

BitTorrent Fixes Reflective DDoS Attack Security Flaw

August 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Two weeks ago, we reported how a serious flaw in the popular peer-to-peer BitTorrent file sharing protocols could be exploited to carry ...
How to Exploit BitTorrent for Large-Scale DoS Attacks

How to Exploit BitTorrent for Large-Scale DoS Attacks

August 16, 2015Mohit Kumar
A flaw discovered in several widely used BitTorrent applications, including uTorrent, Vuze and Mainline , could be used to carry out a ...
DDoS Botnet Leverages Thousands of Insecure SOHO Routers

DDoS Botnet Leverages Thousands of Insecure SOHO Routers

May 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Small office and home office (SOHO) routers are an increasingly common target for cybercriminals, not because of any vulnerability, but...