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This week in DDoS: Xbox Live and PlayStation Network edition

Over the past week, the online gaming services that support Microsoft’s Xbox consoles and Sony’s PlayStation consoles have faced service disruptions thought to be caused by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The hacker group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility … Continue reading ?

Windstream enhances Application Firewall, DDoS capabilities via Imperva partnership

Windstream Hosted Solutions is revitalizing its managed service set with new Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services that are provided through a partnership with Imperva.

Hackers leak logins from PSN, Windows Live, and 2K Games

The hacker group DerpTrolling, who claimed responsibility for the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Blizzard Entertainment during the launch of Warlords of Draenor last week, has leaked login information for 5,604 accounts from the PlayStation Network, Windows Live, and … Continue reading ?

Final Fantasy XIV servers suffering DDoS attacks

Square Enix says customer information and character data "not in danger". Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's servers are being hit by distributed denial of service attacks.Click here to read the full article

Black Lotus Report: DDoS volume decreasing but attackers becoming more sophisticated

A new report from Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, shows that attackers are using less bandwidth to cause trouble but are getting smarter about how their attacks work. Distributed … Continue reading ?

Ello Was Briefly Over—For Almost An Hour

3 months agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

Ello went temporarily dark over the weekend due to a possible distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack by an unknown actor. Total downtime: 45 minutes. See also: What The Ell Is Ello? The Ad-Free Social Network Everyone's TalkingShow More Summary

Ello Users Experience Further Downtime After DDoS Attack

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

The suddenly hip social networking site Ello experienced its first major outage today, suffering a Distributed Denial of Service attack that brought it down for approximately 45 minutes. The company says that it was able to fix the issue by blocking the IP addresses responsible for the attack. Read More

How to Protect Your Blog From an Advanced DDoS Attack

3 months agoInternet / Blogging : BlogHerald

Although it’s pretty much unlikely that any high profile hacktivists are going to be targeting your website via a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack anytime soon, that’s not necessarily grounds for sitting back relaxed and complacent without a backup / protection plan. Show More Summary

A10 Networks Is Going After The Market Leaders

By David Hernandez: A10 Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ATEN) is a supplier of application delivery controllers or ADCs and cyber security solutions. These solutions include a web application firewall, distributed denial of service defense, application access management, and several other solutions. Show More Summary

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, 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’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., and other Move sites back up after cyberattack

Move Inc. websites,, and 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, Top Producer and other Move corporate sites...

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

Move says Cyber attack caused and Top Producer outages

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

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