Posts Tagged ‘DDoS’

postheadericon Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex plagued by DDoS attacks

The cast of characters behind the attacks, or their motives, are unclear. However, the onslaughts come at a time when the bitcoin price hits new highs, possibly triggering efforts on the part of cybercriminals to manipulate and cash in on the price.

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postheadericon UK National Lottery knocked offline by DDoS attack

The UK National Lottery website and smartphone app are taken offline as a DDoS attack strikes.

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postheadericon Spammed-out emails threaten websites with DDoS attack on September 30th

Websites are being told that they have until September 30th to pay extortionists $ 720 worth of Bitcoin, or else suffer a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

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postheadericon Google removes 300 Android apps following DDoS attack

Google has been forced to remove almost 300 apps from its Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked for DDoS attacks.

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postheadericon A DDoS attack could cost businesses as much as $2.5 million

Businesses that fall victim to a DDoS attack could lose, on average, as much as $ 2.5 million in revenue, new research has suggested.

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postheadericon Preventing The New Linksys Firmware DDoS Vulnerability

Another Linksys Firmware Vulnerability Flaw has been exposed. Interested in finding a way to prevent it? A FlashRouter with DD-WRT firmware can help.

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postheadericon How To Stop a DDoS Attack with a FlashRouter

DDoS attacks are no joke. Learning how to stop a DDoS attack is a very important skill to have, in this era of the Internet of Things.

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postheadericon William Hill website hit with DDoS attack

UK-based bookmaker William Hill has been hit with a DDoS attack, preventing many of its customers from being able to access its main website.

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postheadericon Colossal DDoS attack in Liberia wipes majority of country offline

Liberia has been hit with a harmful DDoS attack yet, with most of its residents unable to get online. The Mirai botnet is the cause.

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postheadericon DDoS attacks ‘consistent, relentless and damaging’ to organizations

Consistent and relentless DDoS attacks are causing “real damage” to organizations around the world, with the number of affected enterprises on the rise.

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