Tags DDoS

Robocalls keep spamming Americans, in part because of their cyber tools

by Tim Starks • 3 days ago

Robocalls are back on the rise after a pandemic reprieve, and scammers are learning new tricks.

Suspect in case of Mirai botnet, which knocked major sites offline in 2016, pleads guilty

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Sentencing is scheduled for January 2021.

After a quiet election night on the cyber front, officials preach vigilance as results come in

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

As the nation awaits results, U.S. officials are on alert for disinformation campaigns as well as cheap cyberattacks on websites.

The lowly DDoS attack is still a viable threat for undermining elections

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

They won't change votes. But DDoS attacks can stir up a little havoc.

No, that wasn't a DDoS attack, just a cellular outage

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

No, the T-mobile outage was not, in fact, a DDoS attack.

Denial of service attacks against advocacy groups skyrocket

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

Internet security firm Cloudflare, which published the figures, didn't say which sites were most affected.

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