DDoS Attacks Target UK Universities: Who’s Behind Them?
Nearly 200 UK universities have suffered 850 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the current academic year. JISC wonders: Are students or staff may be behind the attacks?
DDoS Attacks Exploit Weak IoT Security
DDoS attackers increasingly marshal thousands of unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices into a zombie army, Nexusguard’s data showed.
Akamai State of the Internet Report: Total DDoS Attacks Up 16% in 2018
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are commonly used to breach organizations, a report from cloud delivery platform firm Akamai Technologies shows.
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.
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.