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Anti-DDoS Services Abused to Carry Out DDoS Attack with 1.5 Billion Requests/Minute

Anti-DDoS Services Abused to Carry Out DDoS Attack with 1.5 Billion Requests/Minute

May 12, 2014Mohit Kumar
Till Now the Internet was encountering the traditional Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks , where a large number of compromise...
Largest Ever 400Gbps DDoS attack hits Europe uses NTP Amplification

Largest Ever 400Gbps DDoS attack hits Europe uses NTP Amplification

February 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is the one of favourite weapon for the hackers to temporarily suspend services of a hos...
Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

Friday's Massive DDoS Attack Came from Just 100,000 Hacked IoT Devices

October 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Guess how many devices participated in last Friday's massive DDoS attack against DNS provider Dyn that caused vast internet outage? Ju...
Millions of Vulnerable Routers aiding Massive DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks

Millions of Vulnerable Routers aiding Massive DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks

April 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is becoming more sophisticated and complex with the increase in the skills of attackers ...
1.7 Tbps DDoS Attack — ​Memcached UDP Reflections Set New Record

1.7 Tbps DDoS Attack — ​Memcached UDP Reflections Set New Record

March 05, 2018Mohit Kumar
The bar has been raised. As more amplified attacks were expected following the record-breaking 1.35 Tbps Github DDoS attack , someone h...
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...
Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

Memcached DDoS Exploit Code and List of 17,000 Vulnerable Servers Released

March 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Two separate proofs-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for Memcached amplification attack have been released online that could allow even scri...
DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

June 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
Hackers are leveraging large number of compromised machines (a botnet network) to carry out massive DNS Flood DDoS attack against a lar...
Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

Chinese Electronics Firm to Recall its Smart Cameras recently used to Take Down Internet

October 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You might be surprised to know that your security cameras, Internet-connected toasters and refrigerators may have inadvertently participa...
Vulnerability in World Largest Video Site Turned Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies

Vulnerability in World Largest Video Site Turned Million of Visitors into DDoS Zombies

April 03, 2014Mohit Kumar
An application layer or 'layer 7' distributed denial of service ( DDoS ) attacks is one of the most complicated web attack that ...
GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

August 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Github – the popular code sharing website used by programmers to collaborate on software development – again became a victim of a distr...
Feedly and Evernote Hit by DDoS Attacks, Extortion Demands

Feedly and Evernote Hit by DDoS Attacks, Extortion Demands

June 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Yesterday, the most popular RSS reader Feedly was down as a result of a large scale distributed-denial-of service (DDoS) attack carried...
DDOS attack on Change.org from China !

DDOS attack on Change.org from China !

April 19, 2011Mohit Kumar
DDOS attack on Change.org from China ! Change.org, an online petitioning platform, has come under an ongoing distributed denial of servic...
Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack (1.35 Tbs) Hits Github Website

Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack (1.35 Tbs) Hits Github Website

March 01, 2018Mohit Kumar
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, GitHub's code hosting website hit with the largest-ever distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack ...
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...
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,...
Massive DDoS Attack Against Dyn DNS Service Knocks Popular Sites Offline

Massive DDoS Attack Against Dyn DNS Service Knocks Popular Sites Offline

October 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
UPDATE — How an army of million of hacked Internet-connected smart devices almost broke the Internet today. Cyber attacks are getting ...