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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...
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 ...
World's 3rd Largest Chinese Bitcoin exchange hit by 100Gbps DDoS attack

World's 3rd Largest Chinese Bitcoin exchange hit by 100Gbps DDoS attack

October 17, 2013Wang Wei
In March of this year, we saw the first ever 300 Gigabit DDoS attack , which was possible due to a DNS Reflection Amplification attack again...
SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

SNMP Reflection DDoS Attacks on the Rise

May 23, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The DDoS techniques have massively increased with the attackers becoming more skillful at working around the network security. A massive...
Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack

Thousands of Wordpress blogs compromised to perform DDOS attack

September 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
There is currently a Mega cyber attack campaign being launched on a large number of WordPress websites across the Internet.  In April, 201...
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 ...
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...
Free Online Game website offers $13,000 Reward to expose details on DDoS attack

Free Online Game website offers $13,000 Reward to expose details on DDoS attack

February 20, 2014Anonymous
Currently there are more than Million people worldwide playing Windows Games, Computer Games and Online Video Games, at least an hour a day...
GitHub hit by Massive DDoS Attack From China

GitHub hit by Massive DDoS Attack From China

March 28, 2015Mohit Kumar
Github – a popular coding website used by programmers to collaborate on software development – was hit by a large-scale distributed den...
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...
China hit by massive DDoS attack causing the Internet inaccessibility for hours

China hit by massive DDoS attack causing the Internet inaccessibility for hours

August 27, 2013Anonymous
During the weekend China's Internet was taken down by a powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the .cn domain s...
Google Public DNS Server Spoofed for SNMP based DDoS Attack

Google Public DNS Server Spoofed for SNMP based DDoS Attack

September 16, 2014Wang Wei
The Distributed Denial of Service ( DDoS ) attack is becoming more sophisticated and complex, and, according to security experts , the n...
More Insights On Alleged DDoS Attack Against Liberia Using Mirai Botnet

More Insights On Alleged DDoS Attack Against Liberia Using Mirai Botnet

November 05, 2016Mohit Kumar
On Thursday, we compiled a story based on research published by a British security expert reporting that some cyber criminals are apparen...
World's largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices

World's largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices

September 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know — Your Smart Devices may have inadvertently participated in a record-breaking largest cyber attack that Internet has just witnes...
17-year-old Arrested for Massive DDoS Attack on Norway’s Financial Sector

17-year-old Arrested for Massive DDoS Attack on Norway's Financial Sector

July 14, 2014Wang Wei
The Norwegian police have arrested and charged a 17-year-old for a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack earlier this week...
DDoS Extortionists made $100,000 without Launching a Single Attack

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

April 26, 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...
Vulnerability Allows Anyone to DDoS Websites Using Facebook Servers

Vulnerability Allows Anyone to DDoS Websites Using Facebook Servers

April 25, 2014Mohit Kumar
Reading a 'Note' created by anyone on the Facebook could trick you automatically to do malicious attacks against others unknowin...
Sony PlayStation Network Taken Down By DDoS Attack

Sony PlayStation Network Taken Down By DDoS Attack

August 25, 2014Wang Wei
It's been a bad weekend for Sony Playstation. The entire PlayStation Network was down much of the day after a dedicated distributed deni...
Gladius Shows Promise in Utilizing Blockchain Tech to Fight Hackers

Gladius Shows Promise in Utilizing Blockchain Tech to Fight Hackers

November 27, 2017Wang Wei
Image Credit: Pixelbay Blockchain startups are cropping up left and right aiming to disrupt existing services and business models. Th...
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