Tags DDoS

Two Democratic campaigns hit with DDoS attacks in recent months

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Hackers launched targeted distributed-denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) against at least two different municipal-level democratic political campaigns involved in recent primary races.

Election day website crash in Knox County coincided with more direct hack, report says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Officials and investigators are not sure if the crash resulted from traffic overload, the hack or both.

How to deal with the growing threat of massive DDoS attacks

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Tod Beardsley, research director for Rapid7, talks with Greg Otto about the recent rise in DDoS attacks and what enterprises can do to guard against them.

Cops shut down one of the largest DDoS marketplaces in the world

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Four admins were arrested for running webstresser.org, one of the biggest DDoS marketplaces on the internet.

As DDoS attacks increase in power, Cloudflare expands its offerings

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"It’s DDoS protection for any box, container or VM that connects to the internet," the company announced on Thurday. "Whether it runs email, file transfer or a custom protocol, it can now get the full benefits of Cloudflare."

Arbor Networks reports record-breaking 1.7Tbps DDoS attack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The attack used the same memcached technique that was used in the 1.35Tbps attack on GitHub less than a week prior.

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