Dungeons and Dragons Online's second expansion will not be like the first. In fact, Shadowfell Conspiracy might even be seen as a pseudo-sequel to DDO, a game-within-a-game that's offering players a fresh start in a favorite land. When...Show More Summary
Cybercrooks hit Spamhaus with largest DDoS attack ever recorded
Image via OK, prepare yourself for some pretty dense internet jargon, all in the name of safety. Originally used as a from of online protest, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks—basically where you bombard a website with traffic...Show More Summary
A service which boots websites offline for payment is legitimate, says the owner. But why a backdoor monitored by the FBI?
Four members of the infamous and largely British LulzSec hacking group that carried a string of high-profile distributed denial of DDoS attacks in 2011 have been handed relatively lenient prison terms of up to 32 months by the judgeShow More Summary
Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacker group have been sentenced in London today following a number of high-profile hacks and DDoS attacks affecting companies such as Sony Pictures, PBS... Keep reading ?
The day's top stories in social media and technology for 5/14 include: an FBI briefing of banks on DDoS attacks shares classified intelligence, an epic social media meltdown, an underground escape for a Bahrain blogger, social mediaShow More Summary
For $18 a month, this service promises to attack your enemies' websites whenever you want.
The term DDoS whistles past whenever cyber-activism rears up its head en-masse. These kind of attacks make international headlines because of multiple reasons. The issues that jumpstart those DDoS attacks are often controversial or highly political. Show More Summary
Colleges and universities are being encouraged to scrutinize their systems to keep them from being hijacked in DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks. The Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center...Show More Summary
Battlefield 3 servers and the associated Battlelog service have been the target of a denial of service (DDOS) attack, and a planned double XP weekend planned to start today has been delayed as a result. EA and DICE are working to restore the services. Show More Summary
14 people stand accused of participating in DDoS attacks against eBay-owned PayPal in 2011.
The Battlefield 3 servers have been under a DDOS attack for the past several days, aimed at interfering with network communication and preventing access to multiplayer, EA says. The barrage has not breached any user data and EA is working...Show More Summary
DICE “working on a variety of solutions” to address problem…
A 35-year-old Dutchman suspected of participating in a large DDoS attack on antispam organization Spamhaus was extradited from Spain to the Netherlands on Monday evening, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service said Wednesday. A judge in...Show More Summary
Is a denial of service attack, or distributed denial of service attack (DDoS), a weapon? That's the question Mike Rugnetta and PBS Idea Channel set out to discuss this week. Sure, the rhetoric is filled with fighting terminology -- attack, for example -- but that doesn't necessarily make a DoS attack a weapon. Show More Summary
Silk Road, an infamous destination for buying drugs and other illegal items online, has been targeted with repeated DDoS attacks.
We're still at war online, guys. The Chinese are scouting us and even criminal enterprise is under constant attack. And make no mistake DDoS attacks affect not just the target, but the networks surrounding the target, too, so even a criminal racket like Silk Road should have attacks on it stopped, for the health of American networks. Show More Summary
A dazzling visualization of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. Over the last few years, as hacking has moved out of the shadowy corners of the web and into the mainstream, the world has become increasingly familiar with the tools and techniques involved. Show More Summary
Aging networking protocols still employed by nearly every Internet-connected device are being abused by hackers to conduct distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Security vendor Prolexic found that attackers are increasingly using...Show More Summary