A major fork of the popular Popcorn Time project is currently being subjected to a massive DDoS attack. The whole project has been hit, from the site hosting its source through to its CDN, API and DNS servers. The team tells TorrentFreak that the attack amounts to 10Gbps across their entire network. Show More Summary
So much DDoS!
Sita launches foray into latest wearable, the boarding pass. Google folds Maps Coordinate into its Maps Engine Pro. Plus: attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon, and extracting data using import.io. Sita Takes Wing With API for Wearable...Show More Summary
The dirty tricks used by JTRIG -- the toolsmiths of the UK spy agency GCHQ -- have been published, with details on how the agency manipulates public opinion, censors Youtube, games pageview statistics, spy on Ebay use, conduct DDoS attacks, and connect two unsuspecting parties with one another by phone. Read the rest
For pros, it's more than an annoyance. It affects their livelihood.
July's Dungeons & Dragons Online Producer's Letter is the second one from DDO Franchise Director Athena, and in it, she describes the changes coming to the fantasy MMO. While the original road map set in place last December by RowanShow More Summary
A DDoS on the heels of Microsoft's takeover of 22 No-IP domains makes things worse.
A total of 700,000 people have already voted in an unofficial referendum on democratic electoral reform, despite condemnation from China and massive DDoS attacks against the website.
Move, Inc. reported that, it was combatting the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which had interrupted its websites' operations since it began mid-day June 17.
The civic referendum on the election mechanism of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong has begun around noon time today on 20 of June. The voting system has been under massive DDoS attacks since June 14 and now it relies on Cloudflare to defend the platform. Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince...
According to a report at the New York Times, extortionists who target tech companies using DDoS attacks unless they pay a bitcoin ransom are on the rise. Some of the most recent high-profile victims include Vimeo, Mailchimp, Shutterstock,...Show More Summary
I am writing to make you aware that Move Inc. is the target of an ongoing malicious distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This means that a person or group of people is illegally generating massive amounts of Internet traffic and pointing it at our sites, including realtor.com, Top Producer and other Move corporate sites...
Phantasy Star Online 2 is currently unavailable to play in Japan due to an ongoing DDoS attack, according to an official statement released by Sega (translated by PSUBlog here). Sega plans to compensate players for the downtime, and promises to release a follow-up report on Monday. Read more...
Occupy Central, a grassroots movement that aims to bring universal suffrage to Hong Kong, has been subject to “one of the largest and most persistent DDoS attacks in the history of the Internet,” according to Cloudfare, the web performance company maintaining its website. Show More Summary
A sad thing happened earlier this week to the (d)vcs hosting service Code Spaces. An unauthorized person gained access to their Amazon controlpanel, and after an attempt to extort money out of Code Spaces to stop a DDoS on their services, (s)he started deleting their Amazon instances. Show More Summary
The ever ballsy Taiwanese animators behind TomoNews have pushed out their take on the recent hack attacks on the popular Chinese-language news service, Apple Daily. The distributed denial-of-service assault (DDoS) occurred at about 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday and pro-China forces were implicated in the attack. [ more › ]
Ancestry.com helps users trace their roots. Now they're trying to trace a brutal hack that knocked them offline for 24 hours.
Will DDoS attacks ever be more than just a criminal act?