Tags DDoS

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks 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.

UK's Labour Party says it has repelled a DDoS attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called the attack “very serious,” and potentially “a sign of things to come.”

Cyberattacks hit websites of Georgia's president, broadcasters and more

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The incidents evoked 2008 DDoS attacks during the Russian-Georgian war.

South Africa’s banks, and its largest city, are grappling with separate cyber incidents

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

It's been a tough week there.

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 months 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 • 2 months ago

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

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