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BitTorrent’s Project Maelstrom will host websites in torrents

Project Maelstrom could decentralize the web and make it impervious to DDoS attacks when it arrives later this year.

‘Grass Mud Horse’

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

While You Were Sleeping

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 Denies Lizard Squad Hackers’ Claim It Was Responsibility For Facebook Outage

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

Facebook, Instagram experience global outages

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for possible DDoS attack.

Competitive Hearthstone Had Serious DDoS Problems Over The Weekend

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...

Three Hearthstone tournaments in two days hit with DDOS attacks

It looks like it's going to be a tough year for online Hearthstone tournaments.

Zombie Pirate Bay Tracker Fuels Chinese DDoS Attacks

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," is pointed to the IP-addresses of servers that have nothing to do with torrents. Show More Summary

Hmmm... We Need Your Help

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

DDO trumpets the start of its Winter Games

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

PSN Users Will Get Their Apology Discount This Week

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

Neverwinter: Elemental Evil bringing the Paladin, higher level cap

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

Life inside a DDOS "booter site"

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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 Dirty -- FBI Launches Investigation Over Hacked Website

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…

Hacking the hackers: Lizard Squad’s DDoS-enabling tool has been compromised

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

Lizard Squad DDoS-for-hire website compromised, stored passwords in plain text

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 ?

Possible Xbox Live And PSN Attacker Arrested By Police

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

UK teen arrested in connection with Christmas Day attacks on Xbox and PlayStaton

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 ?

UK teen arrested over suspected involvement in Xbox Live, PSN DDoS attacks

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...

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