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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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
Hacking Millions of Routers by Craig Heffner

Hacking Millions of Routers by Craig Heffner

October 29, 2010Mohit Kumar
After having attended the past couple of DEFCONs, I'm really excited to be speaking at DEFCON 18 this year. In anticipation of my pres...
Massive 167Gbps DDoS attacks against Banking and Financial Institutions

Massive 167Gbps DDoS attacks against Banking and Financial Institutions

May 31, 2013Mohit Kumar
DDoS attackers attempted to bring down an Banking services earlier this week using one of the largest Distributed denial of service attack u...
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...
World's biggest DDoS attack that Almost Broke the Internet

World's biggest DDoS attack that Almost Broke the Internet

March 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
The last week has seen probably the largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack ever. A massive 300Gbps was thrown against Interne...
Researchers Uncover New Attacks Against LTE Network Protocol

Researchers Uncover New Attacks Against LTE Network Protocol

June 29, 2018Swati Khandelwal
If your mobile carrier offers LTE, also known as the 4G network, you need to beware as your network communication can be hijacked remotely. ...
New Fileless Malware Uses DNS Queries To Receive PowerShell Commands

New Fileless Malware Uses DNS Queries To Receive PowerShell Commands

March 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It is no secret that cybercriminals are becoming dramatically more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. While new for...
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...
New Android Malware Hijacks Router DNS from Smartphone

New Android Malware Hijacks Router DNS from Smartphone

December 28, 2016Mohit Kumar
Another day, another creepy malware for Android users! Security Researchers have uncovered a new Android malware targeting your devices...
Microsoft Issues Patches For Severe Flaws, Including Office Zero-Day & DNS Attack

Microsoft Issues Patches For Severe Flaws, Including Office Zero-Day & DNS Attack

October 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of its "October Patch Tuesday," Microsoft has today released a large batch of security updates to patch a total of 62 ...
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...
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...