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Level 3 acquires Black Lotus, enhances DDoS mitigation capabilities

Level 3 Communications has acquired privately-held Black Lotus, a provider of global Distributed Denial of Service mitigation services, furthering its network security capabilities for its growing enterprise customer base.

Level 3 acquires DDoS mitigation firm Black Lotus

The deal adds proxy-based DDoS mitigation services to Level 3's portfolio.

Anonymous Is Celebrating Canada Day In Protest With Attacks on Government Sites

For Canadians, July 1 is Canada Day—but to Anonymous, it’s also the perfect occasion to launch a protest campaign of distributed denial of service (DDos) attacks. The internet activist group announced on Wednesday morning that it had...Show More Summary

DDoS Attacks Have Graduated to Extortion

There are things in this world that are far less enjoyable than having your website knocked offline to be certain. That being said, it can have a massive impact to your day or that of a company trying to make a living by selling their wares online. Show More Summary

'Post and Courier' website in Charleston is target of attack

The newspaper's interactive editor, Jason Emory Parker, said via Twitter he believed the paper had been the target of a DDoS attack.        

Charleston paper's website hacked

The paper's interactive editor, Jason Emory Parker, said via Twitter he believed the paper had been the target of a DDoS attack.        

This Video Explains Everything You Need to Know About DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks can cause problems for a lot of people, whether they’re the intended victim or not. This video explains how they work and how they can affect you. Read more...

A Dark Web Tale of DDoS Attacks, Phishing, and 'Deals With the Devil'

The dark web is a space ripe for treachery and back-room dealings. Over the past week, one scuffle involving an owner of a hacking site, a serial blackmailer, and an opportunistic drug market admin has shown just how dodgy the dark web can be. Show More Summary

Teen pays for DDoS on school, faces felony charges

Don’t feel like taking your statewide standardized online tests? Why fake being sick when you could do what one Iowa teen did: pay a few bucks to have someone DDoS your school for […]

Teen Launches DDoS Attack On His School District’s Network

We’ve seen teens lash out in all sorts of ways, but with technology being so prevalent in our lives and with us depending so much on it, it seems that one way teens might have found a new way to disrupt our lives. According to a report from KTVB News, it seems that a teen from Idaho launched a DDoS attack on his school district’s entire network. Show More Summary

DDoS attacks are getting worse, as attackers shift tactics and targets

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Attackers are using smaller bandwidth attacks to last longer, and do more damage.

Acquia Partners with CloudFlare To Boost DDoS Security

Acquia announced today that it’s teaming with CloudFlare to offer its customers CloudFlare Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, as well as Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Acquia will sell and service these products. Show More Summary

PSN Goes Offline, Lizard Squad Claims Responsibility

PlayStation gamers had a rough time going online this weekend. PSN was apparently hit by another DDoS attack by the usual suspects.Click To Continue Reading

DDoS botnet makes slaves of your home and office routers

2 months agoTechnology / Security : Zero Day

Researchers have discovered a botnet which comprises of tens of thousands of hijacked home routers.

Commoditization of DDoS Attacks

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

At the RSA security conference last week there was no end of talk about the types of threats that enterprises face today. They ranged from the garden variety $foreign government wants to attack you right down to the vilification of teenagers sitting in the parent’s basements using point and click [...]

This is the most common attack hackers use to bring down websites, and they're getting scary good at them

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are one of the most dependable and easily executed offensives hackers can use to bring down websites and organizations online. DDoS's happen when the attacker launches a series of scripts that are used to debilitate a web servers by sending them insane amounts of web traffic at the same time. Show More Summary

Google makes a case for encrypting the Web

China kicked up a storm earlier this month when it was alleged to have used its “Great Cannon” weapon to carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against GitHub, a code repository for open source projects, and, a … Continue reading ?

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