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Teen pleads guilty to creating DDoS tool used in 1.7 million attacks

November 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A 19-year-old UK teenager from Hertfordshire has pleaded guilty to creating and running the Titanium Stresser booter service, with which he launched 594 denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Read more: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/11/03/teen-pleads-guilty-to-creating-ddos-tool-used-in-1-7-million-attacks/

Is your router taking part in DDoS attacks right under your nose?

October 17th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A BWAIN is a Bug With An Impressive Name that has been given special marketing treatment in the hope of getting the right people to wake up and do something about it. Read more: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/10/14/is-your-router-taking-part-in-ddos-attacks-right-under-your-nose/

Why a massive DDoS attack on a blogger has internet experts worried

September 30th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Someone on the internet seems very angry with cybersecurity blogger Brian Krebs. On 20 September, Krebs’ website was hit with what experts say is the biggest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack in public internet history, knocking it offline for days with a furious 600 to 700 Gbps (Gigabits per second) traffic surge. DDoS attacks […]

DDoS: Website-crippling cyber-attacks to rise in 2016

January 27th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Cyber-attacks that bring down websites and online services have been getting bigger every year. But how will businesses cope in 2016? Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks work by overloading websites or other online services with traffic. They have the power to knock whole sites offline and are usually carried out by automated bots or […]

Irish lottery site and ticket machines hit by DDoS attack

January 22nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Ireland’s National Lottery website and ticket machines were knocked offline after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday. Customers trying to buy tickets for the €12m (£9m) draw found themselves unable to do so for nearly two hours. The jackpot was the largest in 18 months. Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI), the operator, has […]

DDoS attacks strike hard over the festive period

January 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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With Grinch-like predictability, DDoS attacks have almost become part of the Christmas and New Year festive period. Last year saw Microsoft and Sony gaming networks swamped and taken offline much to the chagrin of players worldwide. I’m not entirely sure what the “hacktivists’” motives were and I’m not convinced they feel they need one. This year was […]

Internet DNS servers withstand huge DDoS attack

December 11th, 2015 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »
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DNS is short for Domain Name System, the online service that converts server names into network numbers. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to refer to a server called example.com – you’d have to remember 93.184.216.34 instead. Actually, it’s even worse than that, because busy websites like www.facebook.com don’t have just one network number. Big […]

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