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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 British man arrested after 900,000 broadband routers knocked offline in Germany

A 29-year-old man has been arrested at Luton airport by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) in connection with a massive internet attack that disrupted telephone, television and internet services in Germany last November.

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postheadericon 900,000 Germans knocked offline, as critical router flaw exploited

As many as 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers were knocked offline on Sunday and Monday as an attempt was made to hijack broadband routers into a botnet.

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postheadericon Irish lottery and ticket terminals knocked offline by DDoS attack

It should have been a great week for the Irish Lottery, with the largest jackpot (12 million euros) for 18 months up for grabs.

However, things didn’t run entirely smoothly in the run-up to the Wednesday night draw.

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postheadericon Rackspace knocked offline by huge DDoS attack

Hosting and managed cloud provider Rackspace has been taken offline for more than 12 hours by a massive DDoS attack.

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