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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...
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 ...
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...
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...
The tale of LulzSec, two admits targeting websites

The tale of LulzSec, two admits targeting websites

June 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
The tale of LulzSec  two admits targeting websites Two British members of the notorious Lulz Security hacking collective have pleaded guil...
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...
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...
Wikileaks suffered with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack !

Wikileaks suffered with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack !

November 30, 2010Mohit Kumar
Wikileaks suffered with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack ! Wikileaks suffered another distributed denial of service (DDoS) at...
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...
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 ...
'Anonymous' Hackers Take the Battle to Fax Machines !

'Anonymous' Hackers Take the Battle to Fax Machines !

December 14, 2010Mohit Kumar
' Operation Payback ' is taking a new twist, as attackers have begun a new fax-based campaign against some of the companies that cut...
Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

October 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After successful in launching reflection and amplification Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks by abusing various protocols su...
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...
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...
Hacking CCTV Cameras to Launch DDoS Attacks

Hacking CCTV Cameras to Launch DDoS Attacks

October 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The connected devices, better known as the Internet of Things , have been attracting the significant interest of, not only users but al...
Here's How Hackers Can Disrupt '911' Emergency System and Put Your Life at Risk

Here's How Hackers Can Disrupt '911' Emergency System and Put Your Life at Risk

September 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
What would it take for hackers to significantly disrupt the US' 911 emergency call system? It only takes 6,000 Smartphones. Yes, ...
Radware’s Attack Mitigation System Delivers the First Fully Integrated Solution to Fight Cyber Attacks in Real Time

Radware’s Attack Mitigation System Delivers the First Fully Integrated Solution to Fight Cyber Attacks in Real Time

September 21, 2011Mohit Kumar
Radware’s Attack Mitigation System Delivers the First Fully Integrated Solution to Fight Cyber Attacks in Real Time The solution blocks t...
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