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China Is Behind DDoS Attack on GitHub, Activists Say

A well-known group of activists that has fought Chinese online censorship for years is publicly accusing China of launching the massive distributed denial of service attacks against the coding website GitHub. On Monday, as GitHub was...Show More Summary

GitHub's Largest DDoS Attack Is Still Going, 4 Days Later

On Wednesday night of last week, someone started targeting the popular coding site GitHub with a massive distributed denial of service attack, which the company later called the largest in its seven-year history. More than four days later, the attack is still ongoing. Show More Summary

GitHub Continues To Face Evolving DDoS Attack

13 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Online code repository GitHub continues to face a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Monday, which the company reported is the largest attack in GitHub.com’s history. The attack began on Thursday and still continues, according...Show More Summary

The Chinese government might be behind the ongoing attack on GitHub

Code-hosting site GitHub is being subjected to an ongoing denial of service (DDoS) attack, the largest in its history — and the Wall Street Journal suggests the Chinese government could be to blame. A DDoS attack works by overwhelming a website with traffic, often sent from a "botnet" of hijacked computers controlled by the attacker. Show More Summary

DDoS attack on GitHub ‘has evolved’ as battle with Chinese hackers enters fourth day

The distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack began last Friday when a tidal wave of traffic was re-directed from the Chinese search engine Baidu to overwhelm GitHub. Security experts said it was likely an effort by the Chinese government to censor projects on GitHub it didn't like.

GitHub may have been targeted by Chinese hackers in DDoS attack

Code management platform GitHub has been fending off a days-long distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack since last Thursday. Security experts say the attack may have originated in China, reports The Wall Street Journal. Over the...Show More Summary

GitHub targeted by massive Chinese DDoS attack

Git repository hosting service GitHub Inc., has been under a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) since Thursday with China named as the culprit. GitHub said in a blog post that the DDoS attack was the largest in their history … Continue reading ?

GitHub suffers 'largest DDoS' attack in site's history

US coding website GitHub is fending off a DDoS onslaught focused on shutting down anticensorship tools.

Hackers Shut Down Indiana's Website After Controversial Anti-Gay Law

A group of hacktivists called YourVikingdom launched a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the state of Indianas official website on Friday, successfully knocking the governments homepage offline for less than an hour, according to newsreports. Show More Summary

Arbor Networks, Cisco partner on DDoS protection

The two companies are combining their portfolios to better protect the enterprise against DDoS attacks.

Anti-Censorship Service Greatfire Is Under Attack

Greatfire, a service that monitors blocked websites in China, is suffering from a DDOS attack that is sending 2.6 billion requests per hour to its servers – a 2500% increase in traffic – with the aim of destroying the business. The company...Show More Summary

Anti-Censorship Activists in China Are Under ‘Aggressive’ Cyber Attack

A well known anti-Chinese censorship group is withstanding an unprecedented and aggressive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on all its websites, in an apparent attempt to knock them offline. GreatFire, a group that tracksShow More Summary

‘China censorship’ website GreatFire.org suffers DDoS attack, asks the Internet for help

GreatFire.org, the not-for-profit website designed to highlight online censorship relating to China's so-called "Great Firewall," has announced that it's currently suffering a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

Battlefield Hardline Xbox One Hit By DDoS Attack

Electronic Arts just can't seem to catch a break these days. If it isn't game crashes and server issues that marred the launch of Battlefield 4, it's fan apprehension and DDoS attacks hampering the launch of Battlefield Hardline.Click To Continue Reading

Battlefield Hardline Launch Suffers DDoS Attacks on Xbox One - IGN News

Following its release yesterday, Battlefield Hardline has enjoyed a mercifully smooth launch on most platforms, though some issues were experienced by Xbox One owners -- however, these are being attributed to DDoS attacks.

Battlefield Hardline hit with DDoS attacks on launch day

This is still one of the smoothest Battlefield launches on record.

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