Tags DDoS

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

by Jared Beinart • 1 month ago

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

Tech companies offered free products to help secure the election. Now what?

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

It's becoming trendy for private companies to volunteer their services for the sake of election security. Will they help beyond 2018?

30 years ago, the world's first cyberattack set the stage for modern cybersecurity challenges

by cyber_admin • 1 month ago

The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.

University DDoS attack leads to $8.6 million fine, house arrest for New Jersey man

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Paras Jha is one of the masterminds behind the Mirari botnet, which has been used in several large-scale attacks.

Lawfare editor on persistent DDoS attack: 'We wish they'd knock it off'

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The DDoS attack is a reminder of the prevalence of this blunt attack method and of a growing security market for defenses against it.

Here are all of the election security offerings from private companies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

A lot of companies are offering to help protect election infrastructure. Here's a full list.

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