Thursday, May 23, 2013Intelligent network needed for defence, says Cisco Networks have to be smart enough to defend against attacks and discover new threats, company officials tell reporters
Friday, May 03, 2013Allstream to lure customers with DDoS promotion Carrier is cutting the cost of its distributed denial of service solution for business as attacks increase
Monday, April 29, 2013Spamhaus cyber attacker operated from van: Police Man believed to be the organizer of the DDoS attack on anti-spam group Spamhaus is arrested by Spanish police
Monday, April 15, 2013WordPress hit by botnet WordPress founder calls on WordPress users to change password and activate two-step authentication feature
Wednesday, March 27, 2013Cyberbunker, Spamhaus feud causing Web slowdown? The global DDoS attack is believed to be in retaliation for Cyberbunker being blacklisted by non-profit, anti-spam group Spamhaus
Thursday, March 21, 2013TD hit by DDoS attack Disruption suffered by TD bank similar to cyber attack on South Korean banks and broadcast stations, according to security expert
Monday, February 25, 2013Juniper uses device-fingerprinting to thwart attacks Security feature appears in new line of Web app, anti-DDoS and gateway protection products
Tuesday, November 06, 2012Application-targeted DDoS attacks increasing: Expert Brute bandwidth attacks are disappearing in favour of application-layer incursions, a Canadian ISP conference has been told
Thursday, June 21, 2012Check Point product line offers anti-DDoS protection The new Check Point anti-DDoS line is being offered as seven different appliances in two basic form factors, beginning at $19,000
Thursday, April 12, 2012Financial services under more frequent DDoS attacks Security firm Prolexic says attack traffic against the sector rose in intensity as well
Thursday, February 16, 2012DDoS attackers start targeting IPv6 networks It had to happen: Criminals are trying to find holds in the IPv6 protocol by launching denial of service attacks
Monday, January 23, 2012Anonymous dupes users into joining Megaupload attack Recruits accomplices by spreading links via Twitter that auto-starts attack tool
Wednesday, October 05, 2011Massive DDoS attacks threaten VoIP services The telecommunications industry isn't sharing information about attacks as well as they should, a U.S. operator tells a conference
Thursday, December 09, 2010Online activists used 30,000-node botnet in PayPal attack PayPal is the latest target as WikiLeaks hacktivists continue their attacks. Unlike Visa and MasterCard, the Web site is critical to PayPal's business
Wednesday, September 01, 2010Security-as-a-service is growing IT managers may think they do not use software as a service or cloud computing when in fact they outsource their e-mail, anti-spam and anti-virus services. Find out why messaging security is suited for the cloud and why intrusion prevention and firewall functions should happen outside the gateway
Friday, November 13, 2009DNS problem linked to DDoS attacks gets worse Consumer modems are blamed for the rise in open recursive domain naming system servers
Monday, October 05, 2009Prototype security software blocks DDoS attacks Identity-based privacy-protected access control is said to overcome weaknesses in IP address filtering as a method of blocking denial of service attacks.
Friday, August 07, 2009Why were Twitter and Facebook attacked? Was it jealous IRC users? A botnet vigilante? A grudge against a political blogger? Experts float their theories on the motivation behind the DDoS attack
Thursday, July 09, 2009DDOS attacks against South Korean Web sites continue A massive volume of online traffic disables major Websites in South Korea for the third day in a row...
Wednesday, July 08, 2009Online attack hits US government Web sites The powerful attack has knocked the FTC's Web site offline and caused many outages in South Korea...
Thursday, February 19, 2004 Mydoom knocks SCO offline Living up to its namesake, the Mydoom e-mail borne worm succeeded in bringing sco.com to a grinding halt on Sunday as thousands of infected computers launched a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the Lindon Utah-based The SCO Group Inc.'s primary Web site.
Sunday, February 01, 2004UPDATE: SCO downed by Mydoom Computers infected with the Mydoom worm launched a massive attack against the Web site of Unix software maker The SCO Group Inc. Sunday, cutting off access to the company's Web site.
Tuesday, November 27, 2001Government moves to next phase in building private Net Although the U.S. government's plan to build its own private Internet — safe from hackers, viruses and the public at-large — has drawn ire from some critics who wonder what's wrong with what we've got, the government said Wednesday that it has received a strong response from its request for information (RFI) and is moving to the next phase.
Friday, November 23, 2001Instant-messaging hacker tool may threaten servers A new hacking tool using the instant-messaging platform Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is rapidly spreading across the Internet and has the potential to shut down Web servers .
Thursday, November 22, 2001Instant-messaging hacker tool may threaten servers A new hacking tool using the instant-messaging platform Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is rapidly spreading across the Internet and has the potential to shut down Web servers.