A number of Dutch government websites went dark yesterday after an online assault.
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The increase of distributed denial-of-service attacks during Q4 2014 was driven by the rise of the Internet of Things, and the increasing exploitation of web vulnerabilities and botnet building.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and routing attacks on online infrastructure increased last year according to a European agency for network security.
Two governments working together are said to have developed the state-sponsored malware that attacked the European Union. Guess what? One of the makers was an EU country.
According to Verisign, DDoS attacks going beyond 10Gbps continue to rise, causing a headache for the enterprise.
When you start with the premise that capitalism is illegitimate it's easy to dismiss other people's property rights.
Researchers are looking at how to fix the security flaws in the industrial control systems that run power stations, rail networks and the electricity grid.
Sony has been hit by a fresh wave of DDoS attacks, compounded by a bomb threat posted on Twitter which caused a Sony executive's plane to be grounded.
In a perfect example of how politics can influence cyberattacks, new research reveals how the Israel-Hamas conflict is changing the security landscape.
DDoS-style attacks have been on the rise in the last year, although recent studies have suggested enterprise IT departments have been shoring up security infrastructures finally.
According to new research, the first half of 2014 has seen the most volumetric DDoS attacks on record.
It takes 12 hours to recover from a distributed denial of service attack on average, according to recent research.
Enterprise attacks were down 49 percent sequentially in the first quarter as business services and financial services industries weren't targeted as much, according to Akamai.
The UK government's secure network has come under attack from hackers controlled by a foreign state.
Password hashes, email address stolen from third-party forum site less than week after DDoS attack
Several government and sponsor websites have been targeted by hackers.
Popular RSS reader, Feedly, suffered a DDoS attack last night that knocked the service offline for many hours.
Popular note taking app Evernote was unavailable for several hours after being flooded with attack traffic.
The Chinese state media attack on US software and hardware continues, with China’s CCTV state network broadcasting a critical report suggesting that Windows 8 is being used to harvest data about the country’s citizens for use by the US government.
A new survey suggests that most UK businesses are ill-equipped to cope with DDoS attacks.
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