Businesses are being threatened with network flooding attacks if they fail to pay a ransom.
The IT universe is fraught with risk as increasing security threats pose complex challenges for CIOs every day. For most companies, it is a constant struggle to maintain complete and total protection of their business-critical data. From CRM records and financial forecasts, to strategic plans and customer records, keeping critical [...]
The websites of Planned Parenthood and the National Network of Abortion Funds were shut down by anti-choice DDOS attacks. A new bill, backed by the FratPAC, would force victims of campus sexual violence to report it to law enforcement if they want their schools to investigate. “In many disciplines, the animals used to study diseases and drugs are […]
Planned Parenthood’s website went down yesterday after it was targeted by a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) cyberattack — in which hackers deliberately flood a site with massive amounts of data to block users from accessing the site. Earlier this morning, the site was still down, with an error message reading, “Our site... More »
Planned Parenthood's Web site was put on the defense twice this week. In the latest incident, which occurred Wednesday, the group said it experienced a "wide scale distributed denial of service attack," or DDoS attack, which directs massive amounts of traffic to a site to take it offline.Read full article >>
This past month has been a rough one for Planned Parenthood. The health care organization has been the target of a misleading video campaign, a database hack targeting employees, an attempt to strip it of its federal funding, and a grammatically challenged tweet from Marco Rubio. Show More Summary
Websites operated by Planned Parenthood and its political branch, Planned Parenthood Action, were clogged by a wide-scale "distributed denial-of-service," or DDoS, attack, the organization said. Service was restored shortly after the...Show More Summary
Just hours after New York Magazine revealed its powerful cover that features 35 alleged victims of Bill Cosby, the entire website was virtually inaccessible. What was originally thought to be a hack in an attempt to silence Cosby’s reported...Show More Summary
The website for New York magazine has been on and offline all morning after being taken down by an apparent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack overnight. The site went down shortly after publishing a bombshell article on Sunday...Show More Summary
New York Magazine has been hit with a DDoS attack that has downed their site shortly after they published a massive story about Billy Cosby's numerous accusers; ironically, the hacker behind the attack alleges that he attacked the site for unrelated reasons. The perpetrator, who goes by "ThreatKing," intended to target "stupid people at [sic] New York."
Whether the alleged DDoS attacker knew it, by taking the story offline he is following in a grand tradition of keeping women's stories from being heard. The post NYMag Offline After Cosby Cover Story Publishes appeared first on WIRE...
Daybreak (H1Z1, Everquest) CEO John Smedley, last seen going after DDOS kids on Twitter, has left the company. Read more...
Hey, it's HighScalability time: In case you were wondering, the world is weird. Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle. 3x: Uber bigger than taxi market; 250x: traffic in HotSchedules' DDoS attack; 92%: Apple’s share...Show More Summary
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After making threats against a convicted Lizard Squad hacker, John Smedley's company once again faces a round of DDoS attacks.
If you had trouble signing into online games like PlanetSide 2 or H1Z1 over the past day or two, you can blame whoever’s going after their servers. Read more...
Lizard Squad, the notorious hacking group, is claiming responsibility for DDoS attacks on game servers for Planetside 2, Everquest, H1Z1, and more. Planetside 2 and H1Z1 developer Daybreak has fallen victim to DDoS attacks on their servers. The attacks are perpetrated by Lizard Squad, and have affected the game’s websites, as well as servers players […]
Daybreak has confirmed it is under a DDoS.
Four New Jersey-based online casinos were asked to pay a bitcoin ransom over the weekend, after being hit with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. According to the state’s Department of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), cited in a statement published by ABC News, the attacks took place in two stages. Show More Summary