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Over 15,000 Memcached DDoS Attacks Hit 7,100 Sites in Last 10 Days

Over 15,000 Memcached DDoS Attacks Hit 7,100 Sites in Last 10 Days

March 09, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Memcached reflections that recently fueled two most largest amplification DDoS attacks in the history have also helped other cybercrimin...
Over 20Gbps DDoS attacks Now Become Common for Hackers

Over 20Gbps DDoS attacks Now Become Common for Hackers

March 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Distributed Denial of Service ( DDoS ) attack has become more sophisticated and complex and therefore has become one of the favorite...
DDoS Attacks : A Serious unstoppable menace for IT security communities

DDoS Attacks : A Serious unstoppable menace for IT security communities

October 18, 2013Anonymous
It should be the busiest day of the year for your business, but your website has just disappeared off the Internet and orders have dried...
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...
Incapsula innovative DDoS Protection techniques

Incapsula innovative DDoS Protection techniques

November 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
Several weeks ago we reviewed Incapsula , a Cloud-based Security service which can significantly enhance the security of your website, whi...
SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

May 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The DDoS techniques have massively increased with the attackers becoming more skillful at working around the network security. A massive...
Anonymous Hackers Launch #OpUSA against US Banking and Government Agencies

Anonymous Hackers Launch #OpUSA against US Banking and Government Agencies

May 07, 2013Anonymous
#OpUSA campaign is officially started, the day has come, today May 7 as announced by Anonymous , a coordinated online attack will hit B...
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,...
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...
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 ...
US Warns of 'DeltaCharlie' – A North Korean DDoS Botnet Malware

US Warns of 'DeltaCharlie' – A North Korean DDoS Botnet Malware

June 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The United States government has released a rare alert about an ongoing, eight-year-long North Korean state-sponsored hacking operation. ...
4chan back online after being downed by DDoS attacks !

4chan back online after being downed by DDoS attacks !

December 30, 2010Mohit Kumar
A coordinated DDoS attack from an unknown source temporarily knocked 4chan offline in the latest attack against the high-profile group. The ...
5 Major Russian Banks Hit With Powerful DDoS Attacks

5 Major Russian Banks Hit With Powerful DDoS Attacks

November 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have risen enormously in past few months and, mostly, they are coming from hacked and insecu...
‘BitTorrent’ exploit could be used to stage massive cyber attacks !

‘BitTorrent’ exploit could be used to stage massive cyber attacks !

December 31, 2010Mohit Kumar
With the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) treating successful cyber attacks by "Operation Payback" as criminal offenses, a n...