Tags DDoS-for-hire

FBI cybercrime seizure takes down one-time Ukraine IT Army collaborator

by AJ Vicens • 2 months ago

It's not clear whether the seizure has anything to do with the IT Army's activities.

FBI seizes domains tied to stolen records, DDoS services

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

U.S. authorities took down a related site in 2020.

Dutch police orchestrate takedown of 15 DDoS-for-hire services

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

They also arrested someone suspected to be behind a DDoS attack against websites providing information on the coronavirus.

Someone is using the 'Cozy Bear' moniker to scare DDoS victims into bitcoin payments

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

It looks like scammers are impersonating one of Russia’s most notorious hacking groups in order to extort victims out of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin.

20-year-old pleads guilty to DDoS-for-hire scheme that netted $550,000

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

Sergiy Usatyuk and a co-conspirator enabled attackers to use only a web browser to launch a DDoS attack capable of knocking target sites offline.

Lawfare editor on persistent DDoS attack: 'We wish they'd knock it off'

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 years ago

The DDoS attack is a reminder of the prevalence of this blunt attack method and of a growing security market for defenses against it.