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Cloudflare’s bug bounty program is terrible

Yesterday, Google security researchers discovered a disturbing leak in one of the internet’s most crucial services, Cloudflare. In addition to providing DDoS protection, millions of sites use Cloudflare to provide access to assets in the most expedient fashion. Show More Summary

Are Your Wearables Helping Cyber Criminals?

DDoS and botnet attacks are on the rise. Experts weigh in on what is aiding these threats and what we can do to protect ourselves and our businesses.

Today's leading causes of DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service attacks are growing ever bigger. Here's what's causing them.

Homeland Security Wants To End The Scourge Of DDoS Attacks

Just about anyone can launch a DDoS attack, and those attacks can be incredibly disruptive. The Department of Homeland Security thinks it's time to put a stop to them.

Massive DDoS Attacks powered by Mirai IoT bots continue to spread into 2017

The Mirai botnet first got into the headlines last year following the massive DDoS attacks on Krebs and Dyn. The latter brought down parts of the […]

Infected Vending Machines And Light Bulbs DDoS A University

Hackers have taken advantage of the dismal state of IoT security yet again. This time they crippled Internet access at a university by hijacking everything from drink machines to light bulbs.

Alphabet's Project Shield And Eliminating DDOS Attacks On Free Speech

How Alphabet’s Jigsaw is working to save free speech in an era where DDOS attacks are increasingly being used to silence those who speak truth to power

Should Service Providers Turn DDoS Prevention into a Service?

2 weeks agoTechnology : Gigaom

DDoS attacks are on the rise, and are becoming more successful and widespread.

Popular Kodi Addon ‘Exodus’ Turned Users into a DDoS ‘Botnet’

Exodus is one of the most-used Kodi addons out there, allowing users to obtain easy access to pirated movies and TV-shows. However, over the past week the same users were unwittingly part of a DDoS attack. After the issue raised eyebrows...Show More Summary

How To Make 2017 The Year Of IoT Security

Late last year, popular internet services such as Netflix and Twitter were temporarily taken down amid a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that involved hackers deploying malware to simple webcams that many of us use without thinking.

The good, the bad and the ugly

Btw, a reminder … if you can’t access the main site of QandO, we’ve set up an alternate site on Blogger that lets you see our posts.  This is a result of the DDOS attacks we continue to suffer.  The alternate site is here. On to the blogging.  I’ve said, as have all of us, […]

FBI launches probe after Sundance Film Festival experiences cyberattack

The festival's box-office systems were shut down and multiple DDoS attacks hit its IT infrastructure.

Hacker Says He Attempted to Extort UK Bank Lloyds With DDoS

Several outlets reported that a DDoS was responsible for outages of Lloyds' online banking platform earlier this month.

Lloyds Bank services hit by denial-of-service attack

Reports suggest a large-scale DDoS attack from overseas blocked Lloyds, Halifax, and Bank of Scotland customers from accessing online services.

Here we go again

The DDOS attack has resumed.  We’re fighting it as best we can.  However, here’s a contingency plan for you.   We’ll double post, i.e. we’ll put new posts up here and also post them on our temporary site.  If you can’t get in here, good deal.  If not, well, go there.  And we hope to have this […]

Security researcher finds the DDoS mastermind who took down the internet last fall

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack can take down a site, a server, or various parts of the internet. Attackers send to the target incredible amounts of junk traffic which bring their target down, making it impossible for real users to access that online service. Show More Summary

Protestors Plan To Take Down Whitehouse.gov To Protest Trump Inauguration

DDoS Attacks like those launched by the Mirai botnet have crippled servers around the globe. Now plans are afoot to launch a people-powered DDoS on Whitehouse.gov to protest the inauguration of President Trump.

ProtonMail Over Tor Can Now Increase Privacy, Security, And Censorship Resilience

ProtonMail launched its own.onion address to fight censorship and DDoS attacks, as well as to increase its users' security and privacy.

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