Latest DDoS publications

Teen hires hacker to take down school district IT systems

A 17-year old boy from Idaho has been accused of paying a hacker to launch DDoS attacks against his school district. The teen reportedly hired a third party to organise a... Read More

Biggest ever recorded DDoS attack strikes Asian data centre

The largest ever DDoS attack, measuring 334Gbps of unwanted traffic, has been recorded at a data centre belonging to an Asian network operator in the first quarter of this year, according... Read More

#OpIsrael returns: Anonymous vows to wipe Israeli ‘cyberspace’ in ‘electronic Holocaust’

Online hacker group Anonymous has released new video footage [embedded below] in which a masked character, dressed in a suit, presents a statement announcing an attack on Israel’s national servers on April... Read More

DDoS attacks enabled via vulnerable Google Maps plugin

An industry warning has been issued to businesses and Software-as-a-Service providers advising that attackers are currently exploiting a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed on Joomla servers to launch distributed denial of... Read More

Sony hacks continue: PlayStation hit by Lizard Squad attack

Hacker group, Lizard Squad, has claimed responsibility for shutting down the PlayStation Network over Sunday night, the second large scale cyber-attack on the Sony system in recent weeks. Users had been... Read More

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