The new attack can be used to spy upon encrypted connections used by tens of thousands of HTTPS websites and mail servers.
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Attackers are using smaller bandwidth attacks to last longer, and do more damage.
The large DDoS attack on GitHub and Greatfire that occurred over March and April would not have been possible with encrypted web traffic, Google has said.
DDoS attackers are using shorter bursts of activity to infiltrate servers and networks in a large way, compared to the rest of DDoS attacks in Asia-Pacific.
DDoS attacks are not only a disruption but can also cost businesses dearly, according to Neustar research.
US coding website GitHub is fending off a DDoS onslaught focused on shutting down anticensorship tools.
A number of Dutch government websites went dark yesterday after an online assault.
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.
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation used a leaky Captcha prompt to take down the servers of the Silk Road anonymous marketplace, according to claims in court documents filed late last week.
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
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