Arbor Networks reports record-breaking 1.7Tbps DDoS attack
The attack used the same memcached technique that was used in the 1.35Tbps attack on GitHub less than a week prior.
GitHub hit with record 1.35-Tbps denial of service attack, more attacks expected
Both Cloudflare and Akamai predict "many more, potentially larger attacks" in the near future.
Three men plead guilty for roles in Mirai botnet empire, court documents show
The defendants, Paras Jha, Josiah White and Dalton Norman, were all labeled co-conspirators by the Department of Justice.
Freedom House: Governments are turning cyberweapons on their own people
More and more governments are using cyberweapons like malware and DDoS attacks against internal critics and dissidents, making them them the second-most-common form of repression after actual arrests, according to a new report from human rights group Freedom House.
Latest 'cyber moonshot' idea is a national DDoS defense system
Former NSA cyber official Phil Quade says his cyber moonshot is as clear and simple as the original lunar mission: A public-private partnership to defend against DDoS attacks.
Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet
Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.