Thousands of Thai cyberactivists launched a distributed-denial-of-service (DDOS) attack against government websites to express their opposition to restrictive measures to control the Internet proposed by the authorities, local media reported Thursday.
DDos attacks can cost businesses upward of $1 million an hour and result in data theft and irreparable brand damage
Just yesterday, Akamai’s Security Intelligence Response Team announced that it’s discovered a new botnet that uses a 150 Gbps onslaught to bring servers and websites to their knees. Read more...
XOR DDoS bombards as many as 20 targets per day, sometimes with 150 GBpS of traffic.
If there ever was a time where strength in numbers need to be illustrated, you can always point to the classic battles of yore, where normally, on a plain battlefield with two similarly skilled generals, chances are the army with more...Show More Summary
Hey, it's HighScalability time: This is how you blast microprocessors with high-energy beams to test them for space. erabits: Facebook's network capacity; 56.2 Gbps: largest extortion DDoS attack seen by Akamai; 220: minutes spent usings...Show More Summary
On August 28, in a somewhat unusual turn of events, six UK teenagers found themselves arrested for using the Lizard Stresser—an online service that can be used to take down websites with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The arrests themselves are not surprising. The teens are rumored to have used [...]
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Dedicated Hosting provider ReliableSite.Net has launched a SOAP-based API, allowing programmatic access to dedicated server management, so that customers and resellers can seamlessly integrate and control server, network, and DDoS protection functions within their own projects.
DD4BC threatens Lloyds, BAE with DDoS unless they cough up $24,500 in bitcoin.
Notorious hacking group Lizard Squad is back in the new […]
This blog – News from the Lab – was started 4,232 days ago to monitor the Mydoom worm's DDoS attack on sco.com.A bit more than 11 years and two months… and we're now moving this blog to a new home.https://labsblog.f-secure.comIf you follow News from the Lab via an RSS feed, point your reader of choice here. Show More Summary
NCA website hit for 2 hours in fit of pique—or possibly as ad for new service.
On Tuesday morning, hacking group Lizard Group appeared to briefly take down the website of the National Crime Agency (NCA)—essentially the UK's version of the FBI—in an apparent revenge attack. The DDoS came after the NCA arrested six...Show More Summary
The U.K.’s National Crime Agency (NCA), an organization established to combat serious and organised crime, has been targeted in a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, claimed by the hacking collective known as the Lizard Group. The NCA’s website was down for more than an hour, and comes less than a week after six teenagers were arrested […]
Lizard Squad takes credit for an attack on the UK's National Crime Agency. It follows the arrest of six teenage boys over their alleged use of the Lizard Stresser DDoS attack service.
Amazon, Microsoft, and Sony were targets; service is almost ready to re-open for business.
No wonder the Pentagon has announced it’s working on a plan to fund tools and researchers to help organizations defend themselves against the pervasive threat of cyber assaults known as distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. In...Show More Summary
Six UK residents have been detained by the National Crime Agency for purchasing the Lizard Squad’s DDoS tool Lizard Stresser, and allegedly using the tool to disable servers and various websites. The NCA said in a statement five of those detained ranged between the ages of 15 to 18 years old, per GI.biz. More arrests […]
One Christmas day 2014, Lizard Squad declared shenanigans on Xbox Live and the PlayStation network and took them offline with a massive DDoS attack. Then they went into the DDoS-for-hire business, which six […]