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.
The anonymity service, attacked by hackers who brought down gaming services over Christmas, was never in any danger during this attack, experts say.
US officials have reportedly said that the Sony hack attack was launched from inside North Korea via servers in Taiwan.
Launching a counter-attack against hackers using another company's systems won't just break their agreement, but it's also illegal.
According to Verisign, DDoS attacks going beyond 10Gbps continue to rise, causing a headache for the enterprise.
The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
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.
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.
Kaspersky reports that brute force attacks against RDP servers are on the rise. But they don't work unless you have done a poor job securing your server.
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.
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