A popular Windows downloader contains a DDOS program that is silently controlled by the company's web servers to conduct attacks on 3rd party URLs.
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Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, and now the owners are reportedly under criminal investigation in Mexico.
Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, apparently to show the U.S. it is taking intellectual property rights seriously.
Despite popular reports, the hacktivist group Anonymous is not hacking, killing, or taking down the Internet today via DDoS attacks on root DNS servers. The Internet will remain completely functional.
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.
Akamai, a content-delivery network provider with over 100,000 servers across the world, has released a product to mitigate and defend against DDoS attacks and other web threats
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
Engineers at Auburn University in Alabama have developed a filter that could protect government, commercial and educational servers from being attacked
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.
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.
Police found a file containing more than 11,000 vulnerable servers on the PC owned by a teenager accused of attacking a US port with a massive DDoS attack, a court heard today
The Web sites of Al-Jazeera have been taken offline, in what has been confirmed by the Arab media organisation as a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against the company’s Domain Name Servers (DNS). The Qatar-based agency, which operates an Arab-language site and launched an English-language Web site on Monday, provides a starkly different view on the war with Iraq than that offered by many Western media outlets.
The Web sites of Al-Jazeera have been taken offline, in what has been confirmed by the Arab media organization as a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against the company’s Domain Name Servers (DNS).
Update: Hewlett-Packard is one of several major UK companies and Web sites that have felt the impact of this weekend's attack by the SQL Slammer worm, also known as Sapphire
A tool that attacks an old exploit in Microsoft SQL servers and uses a combination of methods to spread is causing concern in the US
New tool attacks an old exploit in Microsoft SQL servers and uses a combination of methods to spread.
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