DDoS

Blizzard Says WoW Classic DDoS Attacker has been Arrested

Since it’s release around a month ago, WoW Classic (World of Warcraft) has proven to be a huge success for Blizzard. Player numbers are up and, overall, the community ...

September 20, 2019 at 11:20 am by

Blizzard Confirm WoW Classic is Getting DDoS Attacks

Since it’s launch late last month, WoW Classic (World of Warcraft) is proving to be hugely popular with players of the MMORPG. Yes, admittedly, some of them are finding ...

September 8, 2019 at 9:36 am by

Hacker For Hire Is Sent To Prison For Sending Liberia Offline

Hacker For Hire Gets Prison Sentence One of the more pervasive parts of the dark web is those who offer their hacking services for hire. The concept is quite simple. You pay ...

January 12, 2019 at 11:21 am by

FBI Shuts Down 15 DDoS ‘Service’ Websites

FBI Shuts Down 15 DDoS Websites DDoS attacks are a regular issue for many online websites and companies. For those of you who have never heard the term before, I’ll try ...

December 21, 2018 at 11:51 am by

Ajit Pai Admits FCC Lied About 2017 DDoS Attack

Ajit Pai Admits FCC Lied About 2017 DDoS Attack On May the 8th 2017 in response to the initial steps towards the removal of Net Neutrality protections, the FCC claimed that it ...

August 7, 2018 at 4:13 pm by

Blizzard Report DDOS Attack On Network Providers

Update! Reports are beginning to suggest that the attack may indeed have been on Blizzard specific servers. We are awaiting further details. Blizzard Report DDOS Attack On ...

July 10, 2018 at 3:50 pm by

World of Warcraft DDOS Attacker Jailed For A Year

A hacker who operating a DDOS Campaign against World of Warcraft faces a year in prison One of the major factors when it comes to companies who provide online services is the ...

May 8, 2018 at 2:04 pm by

GitHub Subject To The Worlds Biggest DDOS Attack

GitHub The website GitHub is popularly used by coders who either want help with their coding or are willing to check others to help them solve their coding troubles. For those ...

March 2, 2018 at 2:59 pm by

Mirai Botnet Launches Fresh 54-Hour DDoS Attack

A new variant of the Mirai botnet has launched a fresh distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that lasted over three days. Mirai – run by a type of malware able to ...

March 31, 2017 at 1:00 am by

Reviewer Under Attack for Giving Zelda: BotW a 7/10 Score

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been out a little over a week now and it has received wildly positive reviews. For a short while, it even shared the rank of ...

March 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Mirai Worm Author Anna-Sempai Unmasked

The Mirai botnet, which takes control of unsecured IoT devices to launch massive DDoS attacks, wreaked havoc last year after its developer, known only as Anna-Sempai, released ...

January 20, 2017 at 5:30 pm by

Mirai Botnet Takes Down One Million German Routers

Mirai — the worm responsible for infecting tens of millions of IoT devices which were used as a botnet to DDoS managed DNS infrastructure provider Dyn in October — has ...

December 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Internet Society Attacks State of Global Online Security

International non-profit the Internet Society (ISOC) has taken a long look at global online security, and it does not like what it sees. In a new report, prompted by a ...

November 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Angry Gamer Triggered Second Biggest DDoS of 2016

Last month, managed DNS infrastructure provider Dyn was hit by a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, taking out popular sites, such as Twitter, reddit, and ...

November 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

John McAfee Points Finger over Massive DDoS Attack

On Friday (21st October), a malicious party was responsible for a huge DDoS attack on Managed DNS infrastructure provider Dyn, taking out sites like Twitter, SoundCloud, ...

October 23, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

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