The Pirate Bay has today denounced the Anonymous collective's attack on Virgin Media, which appears to have been carried out in support of the link-hosting site.
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The Anonymous hacktivist movement is planning to launch a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on the Internet's root DNS servers, using a Reflective DNS Amplification DDoS tool.
Mobile telcos that became "accidental" internet service providers (ISPs) through the rise of mobile broadband are more at risk of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks than fixed broadband providers, according to Arbor Networks Asia Pacific solutions architect Roland Dobbins.
A security penetration tester at Italian security firm AIR Sicurezza Informatica has claimed that flaws exist in Google's servers that will allow would-be hackers to exploit the search giant's bandwidth and launch a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on a server of their choosing.
A technology expert has highlighted the risk posed by app servers, as the use of apps on mobile phones increases
The communications minister will be meeting with major UK ISPs in 2011 to discuss measures for restricting underage access to adult material, including the proposal that internet providers block all porn by default
Authorities in the Netherlands have arrested the suspected mastermind and seized the servers behind the malware-spamming botnet, which was built in layers 'like an onion' for protection
BT's PlusNet subsidiary has successfully sought an adjournment of a copyright infringement case brought against some of its customers by the music firm
Members of the group known as Anonymous have launched a DDoS attack in protest against plans to force ISPs to filter content
Engineers at Auburn University in Alabama have developed a filter that could protect government, commercial and educational servers from being attacked
The Federal Government is planning a radical overhaul of telecommunications interception rules, which has some concerned it may be used to force internet service providers (ISP) to inspect customers' online activities.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has announced that Optus will be taking part in the government's internet server provider (ISP) filtering trial.
The operator of two of the web's root servers has warned that the net is still vulnerable to attack, through lack of infrastructure investment
"There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary" - Brendan Behan. Ypigsfly, a company describing itself as a group of seasoned veterans of the Internet network infrastructure business, has just launched Killthisbox.
After analysing traffic from 68 ISPs around the globe, a security researcher claims that as much as five percent of all Internet traffic is from DDoS-attacks.
update Software giant Microsoft's Web site has been inaccessible for at least 24 hours due to an Internet service provider "problem", and not a DDoS attack.Microsoft.
The ISP has managed to resolve a server configuration problem, which prevented customers from sending emails
ISP server down for four days...
Five Internet Service Providers have been recruited by the government to hunt down virus-infected computers used to send spam or launch DDoS attacks from Australia. The Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Helen Coonan launched the Australian Internet Security Initiative (AISI) on Monday, which is being run on a three-month trial basis by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
A teenager accused of unleashing an "e-mail bomb" on his former employer will appear in court on Tuesday in what will be a test case for the UK's Computer Misuse Act.British police accuse the youth of sending 5 million e-mails to the company he used to work for.