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How extorted e-mail provider got back online after crippling DDoS attack

Hint: It had nothing to do with the $6,000 ransom it paid to the Armada Collective.

'Armada' Extortionist Hackers Bulldozing 'Secure' Email Services But Pay Some Bitcoin Back

The Armada Collective, a group of extortionist hackers, seems to be responsible for taking out private email services, including Protonmail, Hushmail and Runbox. It also appears to have registered the biggest DDoS attack in history.

ProtonMail On Battling A Sustained DDoS Attack

Encrypted webmail provider, ProtonMail, has been fighting a wave of DDoS attacks since November 3 that, by last Friday, had taken its service offline for more than 24 hours. At the time of writing the attacks are still coming. Read ...

ProtonMail coughs up $6000 to stop DDoS attack, DDoS carries on anyway

ProtonMail has learnt an expensive lesson -- just because hackers demand a ransom to stop an attack doesn't mean they will vanish after you pay up.

Crypto e-mail service pays $6,000 ransom, gets taken out by DDoS anyway

Follow-on attacks show capabilities "commonly possessed by state-sponsored actors."

ProtonMail Pays Crooks $6,000 In Bitcoin To Cease DDoS Bombardment

ProtonMail is shut down for more than a day by an epic DDoS said to have taken out a number of other Swiss companies. The attackers want $7,000 in Bitcoin, otherwise they'll continue blasting the firm with data.

Denial of Service Attacks Are Growing Increasingly Problematic: Here’s What You Need To Know

DDoS attacks can literally take a business or person offline. Here are some important DDoS trends about which we should all be aware.

Prepare for the IPv6 DDoS Attack Challenge

Network admins and security pros have a tremendous amount to worry about. It seems DDoS attacks on IPv6 should be shuffled to the top of that list.

CCTV cameras worldwide used in DDoS attacks

Over 900 CCTV cameras have been enlisted as slaves in a botnet thanks to default credentials.

A single hacker is taking down racist and homophobic sites one by one

A hacker who goes by the name of Amped Attacks specializes in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS). Unlike some hackers who take out websites and services that many rely on, Amped Attacks prefers to target racist and homophobic bullshit. A DDoS attack is a common method for taking down a server by overloading it with requests. The […]

Sharktech Opens Gateway to DDoS Protection in Europe

PRESS RELEASE: Sharktech, the leading DDoS protection company, today announced the opening of its Amsterdam data center, bringing automatic DDoS protection to European companies' IT infrastructure. "European customers have been targeted with...

Rossiya Segodnya Information Agency Suffers Major DDoS Attack

There was a major distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency resources, including the Sputnik website and newswire, the company’s IT department said Saturday.

Thai Cyberactivists Target Gov’t Websites to Protest Internet Controls

Thousands of Thai cyberactivists launched a distributed-denial-of-service (DDOS) attack against government websites to express their opposition to restrictive measures to control the Internet proposed by the authorities, local media reported Thursday.

?Half of companies hit by hacker takedown tactics

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

DDos attacks can cost businesses upward of $1 million an hour and result in data theft and irreparable brand damage

A New Botnet Hits Servers With 150 Gbps DDoS Attacks

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Just yesterday, Akamai’s Security Intelligence Response Team announced that it’s discovered a new botnet that uses a 150 Gbps onslaught to bring servers and websites to their knees. Read more...

Botnet preying on Linux computers delivers potent DDoS attacks

XOR DDoS bombards as many as 20 targets per day, sometimes with 150 GBpS of traffic.

DDoS Attack Sees Massive Numbers Of Smartphones Participate Unknowingly

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

If there ever was a time where strength in numbers need to be illustrated, you can always point to the classic battles of yore, where normally, on a plain battlefield with two similarly skilled generals, chances are the army with more...Show More Summary

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