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Cloudflare acknowledges risk from customers like 8chan, Daily Stormer in IPO filing

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The San Francisco internet services company's top customers include IBM, the text and chat app Discord and the Chinese internet company Baidu.

'DerpTrolling' attacks on gaming sites get Utah man 27 months in prison

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Austin Thompson gained notoriety using the Twitter handle DerpTrolling to announce his online attacks, which downed game servers around the world for hours on end.

Mirai offshoot offers 'greater firepower' for DDoS attacks, researchers warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Operators of the new variant have gone after devices that are popular with businesses, such as wireless presentation systems, according to Unit 42.

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

by Jeff Stone • 6 months 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.

Ukraine’s president accuses Russia of launching cyberattack against election commission

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Ukrainians go to the polls on March 31; analysts have warned that Moscow could attempt to interfere.

Two hackers charged for DDoS attacks, threats to LAX

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

One of the accused is already serving time, while the other was arrested Tuesday morning.

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