Level 3 Communications has acquired privately-held Black Lotus, a provider of global Distributed Denial of Service mitigation services, furthering its network security capabilities for its growing enterprise customer base.
The deal adds proxy-based DDoS mitigation services to Level 3's portfolio.
For Canadians, July 1 is Canada Day—but to Anonymous, it’s also the perfect occasion to launch a protest campaign of distributed denial of service (DDos) attacks. The internet activist group announced on Wednesday morning that it had...Show More Summary
There are things in this world that are far less enjoyable than having your website knocked offline to be certain. That being said, it can have a massive impact to your day or that of a company trying to make a living by selling their wares online. Show More Summary
The newspaper's interactive editor, Jason Emory Parker, said via Twitter he believed the paper had been the target of a DDoS attack.
The paper's interactive editor, Jason Emory Parker, said via Twitter he believed the paper had been the target of a DDoS attack.
Heartfelt request to raise money for Shenmue III results in a DDoS of pledges.
Distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks can cause problems for a lot of people, whether they’re the intended victim or not. This video explains how they work and how they can affect you. Read more...
The dark web is a space ripe for treachery and back-room dealings. Over the past week, one scuffle involving an owner of a hacking site, a serial blackmailer, and an opportunistic drug market admin has shown just how dodgy the dark web can be. Show More Summary
Researchers say that users should bid freemium service "adios."
Don’t feel like taking your statewide standardized online tests? Why fake being sick when you could do what one Iowa teen did: pay a few bucks to have someone DDoS your school for […]
We’ve seen teens lash out in all sorts of ways, but with technology being so prevalent in our lives and with us depending so much on it, it seems that one way teens might have found a new way to disrupt our lives. According to a report from KTVB News, it seems that a teen from Idaho launched a DDoS attack on his school district’s entire network. Show More Summary
Attackers are using smaller bandwidth attacks to last longer, and do more damage.
Acquia announced today that it’s teaming with CloudFlare to offer its customers CloudFlare Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, as well as Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Acquia will sell and service these products. Show More Summary
PlayStation gamers had a rough time going online this weekend. PSN was apparently hit by another DDoS attack by the usual suspects.Click To Continue Reading
Researchers have discovered a botnet which comprises of tens of thousands of hijacked home routers.
At the RSA security conference last week there was no end of talk about the types of threats that enterprises face today. They ranged from the garden variety $foreign government wants to attack you right down to the vilification of teenagers sitting in the parent’s basements using point and click [...]
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are one of the most dependable and easily executed offensives hackers can use to bring down websites and organizations online. DDoS's happen when the attacker launches a series of scripts that are used to debilitate a web servers by sending them insane amounts of web traffic at the same time. Show More Summary
China kicked up a storm earlier this month when it was alleged to have used its “Great Cannon” weapon to carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against GitHub, a code repository for open source projects, and GreatFire.org, a … Continue reading ?