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.
US officials have reportedly said that the Sony hack attack was launched from inside North Korea via servers in Taiwan.
According to Verisign, DDoS attacks going beyond 10Gbps continue to rise, causing a headache for the enterprise.
The latest vector for exploits of the Shellshock bug in the Bash shell is SMTP, where the mail headers themselves trigger the exploit.
When you start with the premise that capitalism is illegitimate it's easy to dismiss other people's property rights.
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.
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.
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.
More troubles emerge for open source secure communications tools with a new flaw affecting the GnuTLS library.
A new survey suggests that most UK businesses are ill-equipped to cope with DDoS attacks.
The developers of an online game that was subject to a DDoS attack at launch has offered a bounty to catch those responsible.
A website in France was hammered on Monday by a Distributed Denial of Service attack that hit it at a rate from 325Gbps to 400Gbps making it the strongest DDoS attack ever.