Project Maelstrom could decentralize the web and make it impervious to DDoS attacks when it arrives later this year.
Craig Hockenberry, following up on a mysterious and overwhelming DDoS attack on Iconfactory’s web server originating in China: In my first post about the attack from the Great Firewall of China, I stuck to the facts. There was a simple reason for this: you don’t want conjecture when your site is down. Show More Summary
Two Of Pro Counter-Strike’s Best Matches Yet Some must watch games for fans of competitive gaming. Competitive Hearthstone Had Serious DDoS Problems Over The Weekend Bugger off hackers. The Pokémon Arcade Fighter Has A Dumb Controller It looks like a boomerang. Show More Summary
Facebook and Instagram went offline worldwide today at about 06:00 GMT for nearly an hour. The shutdowns were initially believed to be have been caused by DDOS (Distributed Denial-Of-Service) hacker attacks which work by overwhelming servers with demand for a website, causing the system to crash. Show More Summary
Lizard Squad claims responsibility for possible DDoS attack.
One of the most accessible esports going, Hearthstone also proved itself one of the most open to denial of service attacks over the weekend, as three online tournaments were interrupted by attacks in two days. Read more...
It looks like it's going to be a tough year for online Hearthstone tournaments.
The Pirate Bay discontinued its tracker more than half a decade ago, but in recent weeks it returned from the dead to DDoS web-servers all over the world. In what appears to be a misconfiguration of the "Chinese Firewall," tracker.thepiratebay.org is pointed to the IP-addresses of servers that have nothing to do with torrents. Show More Summary
You may have noticed that The Motor Report has been ‘down’, or loading slowly, for the past few days. On Tuesday night, we came under massive DDoS attack. We don’t know who or what is behind it, but have worked frantically to fend it off. Show More Summary
Just because we're in the heart of winter in the northern hemisphere doesn't mean that we can't enjoy snow-themed festivities! That's the attitude of Dungeons and Dragons Online, which has started a slew of activities under its Winter...Show More Summary
After all the heartache PSN users suffered over the holiday season due to the DDoS attacks on the PlayStation Network servers, Sony has finally come through with their ?I'm sorry? discount. The apology comes in the form of a 10% off sale on select content over the weekend. Click To Continue Reading
Elements are the "in" thing for 2015, especially in the Dungeons & Dragons universe. First we found out that DDO will be implementing the Temple of Elemental Evil this year, and now we've gotten word that Neverwinter's newest moduleShow More Summary
The internal records of Lizardsquad's Lizardstresser -- a service that would, for money, flood sites with traffic intended to knock them off the Internet -- were dumped to Mega by Doxbin's former operator, providing an unprecedented public look at the internal workings of booter. Read the rest
The FBI is on the hunt for hackers who shutdown Nik Richie's website The Dirty... and the reality star tells us he's hemorrhaging money.The Dirty has been down for weeks after a team of hackers began hitting the site with a DDoS attack -- which…
A tool used by the Lizard Squad hacking group to conduct distributed-denial of service (DDoS) attacks against the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live services over the holidays has been hacked, revealing the people who paid to use the tool against other websites. Show More Summary
The Lizard Squad, an Internet mayhem group, has recently been caught with their proverbial pants down when an attacker compromised the customer database of the group’s recently released distributed denial of service (DDoS) for hire service. The service, the “Lizard … Continue reading ?
After causing months of terror for the online gaming communities in the Xbox and PlayStation camps, one of the hackers allegedly involved with the Christmas DDoS attack on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network has been apprehended by British law enforcement.Click To Continue Reading
The Christmas Day distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that took down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network are beginning to catch up with alleged perpetrators. An 18-year-old man was arrested on Friday in connection with the attacks, UK law enforcement … Continue reading ?
An 18-year-old male was arrested as part of a larger investigation into the attacks which brought down the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live in 2014, according to a statement released earlier this week by the UK's South East Regional Organised Crime...