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Attackers Who Downed PlayStation Servers for Hours Still Unknown

The culprits behind a distributed denial of service attack on PlayStation Network servers that spanned from Sunday to Monday are still unknown, though two different Twitter users have claimed responsibility One of those Twitter users...Show More Summary

Sony PlayStation Network other gaming networks blasted with DDoS attacks

Over the weekend the PlayStation Network, Microsoft’s Xbox Live, Blizzard’s Battle.net, and Grinding Gears Games reported massive network disruptions caused by large scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. These attacks occurred around the same time that a bomb threat … Continue reading ?

Hackers take down PSN with DDOS, and Sony president’s plane with a bomb threat

In a rather bizarre twist of events, a group by the name of Lizard Squad has taken hacking to the next level: Not only did the hackers take down the PlayStation Network with a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack, but they also took down Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley's airplane with a bomb threat.

PlayStation Network attacked over the weekend

Sony confirmed that its PlayStation Network was the subject of a distributed denial of service attack over the weekend....

PSN resumes normal service, maintenance rescheduled

Following yesterday's distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, Sony said this morning both the PlayStation Network and the Sony Entertainment Network are back online. Users can now resume game downloads, play games online, buy stuff off the...

Sony Exec's Plane Diverted After Hacker Bomb Threat on Twitter

An American Airlines plane has been grounded with the president of Sony Online Entertainment on board after hackers claimed, via Twitter, that there were explosives in the cargo. The incident followed a distributed denial of serviceShow More Summary

After Move.com’s DDoS Attack – CEO Steve Berkowitz Pens Open Letter to Industry

Move, Inc. reported that, it was combatting the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which had interrupted its websites' operations since it began mid-day June 17.

Realtor.com, topproducer.com and other Move sites back up after cyberattack

Move Inc. websites realtor.com, TopProducer.com, and move.com are back up today after two days of disruption following a “distributed denial of service” cyberattack, although they may be available intermittently as they are moved to more protected network architecture, the company...

Move CEO: We are ‘fighting the good fight’ against malicious cyberattack

I am writing to make you aware that Move Inc. is the target of an ongoing malicious distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This means that a person or group of people is illegally generating massive amounts of Internet traffic and pointing it at our sites, including realtor.com, Top Producer and other Move corporate sites...

Move received ransom demand with realtor.com cyberattack

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. says it received a ransom demand in conjunction with a “distributed denial of service” cyberattack that has disrupted realtor.com and other Move Inc. websites for two days running, and which could take several more days to...

Move says Cyber attack caused realtor.com and Top Producer outages

A “distributed denial of service attack” bombarded realtor.com and other websites operated by Move Inc. with “massive amounts of traffic,” causing the extended outages experienced Wednesday, Move said in a statement. Realtor.com — the official real estate search portal of...

Move, Inc. Hit By Major DDoS Attack

2 months agoTechnology : Tradigital

Move, Inc., which runs realtor.com, the official site of the nation’s realtors, and other big listing properties, was hit by a major distributed denial of service attack at midday on Tuesday, June 17. Most of its sites are down as of 10:42 p.m. ET. Move put out a press release this evening after spending more [...]

Feedly’s “extortion” attack continues with third DDoS wave

3 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

Feedly is suffering yet another distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, the third since the news aggregation service was first targeted on Wednesday. The company, whose service was going up and down like a yoyo at the time of writing, tweeted on Friday that it was […]

Feedly’s downtime hits a third day as it suffers another round of DDoS attacks

It seems that things just aren’t getting a lot easier for Feedly right now, with the company announcing for the third successive day that its service is currently down due to distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The company,...Show More Summary

CloudFlare offers free services to public interest sites so it can defend free speech

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

CloudFlare today announced a new initiative meant to prevent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against sites devoted to independent journalism, political dissent, or art. The effort is called Project Galileo, and it has tasked...Show More Summary

Feedly’s Still Down, Here’s What to Do About It

3 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

As of 9:26 AM ET today, the RSS reader Feedly has been taken down by a second distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, presumably from the same hackers that attempted to extort the company for money yesterday. On the off-chance that you, like us, kind of need  an RSS feeder to use during work hours, here are some quick alternatives.

Your money or your files?

For much of yesterday, Feedly, the RSS reader, was offline. It had been targeted by what is called a DDoS: a distributed denial of service. A DDoS attack is where a website is flooded by requests from computers, which overwhelms the server and prevents legitimate request from getting through.  For all intents and purposes, A [...]

Feedly RSS service crippled by ongoing DDoS attack

RSS aggregator service Feedly has been down since early this morning. the victim of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. Feedly, which has come away as one of the leading services for news junkies in the wake of the GoogleShow More Summary

Feedly and Evernote Hit With DDoS Attack

Feedly and Evernote are currently experiencing DDoS -- or distributed denial of service -- attacks. If it seems like these attacks are becoming more frequent, it’s because they are. Bit.ly was hit just a couple months ago, as was Meetup.com shortly thereafter. Show More Summary

Readers, We Need Your Help

We need help. We need help from you, our readers. It costs money to run a site like this and with the recent DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks, as Jane noted earlier, the bills are big right now. Can you donate to help FDL stay online?

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