Tags DDoS

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago

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

Justice Department hopes to disrupt 'dumbest tradition ever' with latest DDoS seizure

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Your Christmas morning Fortnite binge is safe from network DDoS attacks.

Feds get guilty plea in 'DerpTrolling' attacks on video game sites

by Jared Beinart • 8 months ago

Austin Thompson could get up to a decade in prison for DDoS attacks against Sonly Online Entertainment and other sites.

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