Tags DDoS

Arbor Networks reports record-breaking 1.7Tbps DDoS attack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

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

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.

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