If you were playing Star Wars: The Old Republic yesterday, you may very well have been hit with some lag and disconnections. The good news is that it's not a problem with your ISP; the bad news is that it appears to be yet another installment in the ongoing saga of irritating twits with nothing better to do than try to damage servers. Show More Summary
The hacker group DerpTrolling, who claimed responsibility for the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Blizzard Entertainment during the launch of Warlords of Draenor last week, has leaked login information for 5,604 accounts from the PlayStation Network, Windows Live, and … Continue reading ?
Square Enix says customer information and character data "not in danger". Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's servers are being hit by distributed denial of service attacks.Click here to read the full article
The attacks hitting popular MMO Final Fantasy 14 haven't let up yet, despite Square Enix trying to combat them.
If you've been playing Final Fantasy XIV over the past few evenings, you've probably noticed some issues: odd disconnections, login difficulties, things like that. Turns out it wasn't just some general server weirdness; apparently the...Show More Summary
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn is currently suffering from login and server issues due to a DDOS attack. Developer Square Enix has released a statement on the problems and reassured players that, while frustrating, no customer data is in danger. Show More Summary
A new report from Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, shows that attackers are using less bandwidth to cause trouble but are getting smarter about how their attacks work. Distributed … Continue reading ?
Malefactors launched a distributed denial-of-service attack on World of Warcraft servers and prevented many players from logging in.
"High queue times" for players of fifth World of Warcraft expansion. Day one players of World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor are experiencing long queue times and other connection issues following, among other things, a DDoS attack.Click here to read the full article
As European World of Warcraft servers creak under the Warlords of Draenor strain, North American servers face an additional, more severe, problem: a DDOS attack. It was significant enough for Blizzard to formally acknowledge it in the WOW forum. Show More Summary
All NA realms going offline for maintenance to address issues.
There's something about a major launch that brings out all of the cyber griefers, and Warlords of Draenor's launch day is no different. Blizzard confirmed this evening that the game was hit by direct denial of service (DDoS) attacksShow More Summary
New “crafted DNS TXT” method boosts attack with bits of White House statements.
On August 29, an accidental distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack caused a shutdown to the entire National Weather Service NIDS messaging system, temporarily preventing the distribution of critical weather news bulletins to the country. Show More Summary
Crafted Web requests may have caused servers to give up their locations.
Facebook announced today that it is upping its commitment towards internet security with larger awards in 2015 for winners of the Internet Defense Prize. DDoS attacks and user data theft are becoming increasingly common on the Web, with...Show More Summary
“Find my phone” apps are becoming more popular and the majority of smartphones are released with these built-in tracking systems. These systems make it easy to remotely lock or wipe your phone if you happen to misplace it or it … Continue reading ?
Integra is bolstering its growing security portfolio by introducing a DDoS Mitigation Service that it says can automatically monitor network traffic to detect and mitigate distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threats at the network edge.
E-thugs are at it again: Trion's MMO services are once again under attack. Last night, the official RIFT twitter account announced, "Ascended, our servers are experiencing a DDoS at the moment. We're working to restore network stability...Show More Summary
The #GamerGate controversy continues to be one of the most talked about topics on social media and around the gaming community. Journalistic integrity was called into question, allegations of misogyny have been rampant, DDOS attacks have been launched, advertising campaigns … More » The post #GamerGate: What Game Developers Really Think appeared first on EveryJoe.