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DDoS Conviction: IT Consultant Receives 15-Year Prison Sentence

John Kelsey Gammell, an ex-employee at point-of-sale (POS) services firm Washburn Computer Group, has been convicted to 15 years in prison for DDoS attacks.

Alphabet Jigsaw Offers Free DDoS Attack Prevention for US Elections

Jigsaw, a Google-founded technology incubator, wants to safeguard the upcoming 2018 U.S. midterm elections from cyber gangsters & DDoS attacks.

Kaspersky Lab DDoS Report: Cyberattacks, Targets Increase in Q1 2018

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks increase in the first quarter of 2018, research from antivirus & cybersecurity solutions provider Kaspersky Lab shows.

DDoS Launchpad Webstresser Dismantled by International Cops in Cybercrime Sting

International law enforcement dismantles Webstresser.org, a website allegedly operating as a launch pad for up to six million distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks worldwide.

Report: DNS Amplification DDoS Attacks Spiked 357 Percent in Q4 2017

While Q4 2017 DDoS attacks fell 12 percent from the same period last year, Nexusguard warned that a new class of powerful botnets may appear from wider DNSSEC adoption.

Corero Discloses ‘Kill Switch’ for Memcached DDoS Cyberattack

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack protection firm Corero Network Security discloses Memcached vulnerability countermeasure to security agencies.

Kaspersky Lab Study: Average Cost of Enterprise DDoS Attack Totals $2M

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attack costs are rising, research from antivirus solutions company Kaspersky Lab & B2B International shows.

Kaspersky Lab Report: 84 Countries Hit by DDoS Attacks in 4Q17

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack volume declines in the fourth quarter of 2017, a report from antivirus software company Kaspersky Lab shows.

Mirai Malware Authors Plead Guilty to DDoS Botnet Attacks

Mirai malware co-authors plead guilty to creating botnet & launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on several large internet companies.

Arbor Networks Unveils APT, DDoS Security Solution for SMBs

Arbor Networks extends advanced persistent threat (APT), network visibility & DDoS security solution to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).