Tags denial of service
Code for massive 'Memcrashed' DDoS attack made public
It's been just over a week since the first massive Memcached-fueled denial of service attack. The authors of the new tool is being released "to bring more attention to the flaw."
Arbor Networks reports record-breaking 1.7Tbps DDoS attack
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
Both Cloudflare and Akamai predict "many more, potentially larger attacks" in the near future.
A reversal? Large-scale DDoS attacks take recent dip
Massive denial of service attacks were largely missing from the internet this summer.
Serial crook posed as Anonymous and extorted news websites with DDoS, officials say
Federal officers arrested a Seattle man this week for allegedly launching denial-of-service attacks against the legal news site Leagle.com after the company refused his demands to remove court documents about the alleged hacker's past criminal activity.