Tags DDoS

Dark web marketplaces aren't the hacker hotbeds they used to be

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Drugs, not malware, are the most popular items sold on dark web markets.

Former U.S. Army contractor sentenced to prison for destroying IT system

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

A contractor wiped an entire SharePoint system off a company's AWS instance to exact revenge for his job being terminated.

Imperva says cloud firewall customers' passwords were exposed

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The company found out about the incident last week thanks to an unnamed third party, he said.

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 months 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 • 3 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 • 7 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.

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