Microsoft stops 3.7 Tbps DDoS Cyber Attack in history

Microsoft, the tech giant of America, has announced that it has blocked probably the world’s largest DDoS cyber attack observed to date. As per the details available to our Cybersecurity Insiders, the distributed denial of service attack (Ddos) was massive, hitting 3.7 terabytes per second on scale aka delivering over 340 million packets per second […]

A 50% increase in cyber attacks year on year

According to a research carried out by Check Point Research, a 50% rise in cyber attacks is being witnessed year on year and the target points were mostly touted to be the organizations operating in education/research and military or government sectors. Security researchers claim from their analysis that the year 2021 witnessed the highest volume […]

VOIP Services hit by DDoS attack

A Distributed Denial of Service(DDoS) attack was launched on Canada-based VOIP services provided named VoIP.ms, disrupting its phone calls and other of its web services. From the past few days, all those accessing the website were being invited with an Error 1020 or access denied message. To those uninitiated, the Quebec based web related service […]

Russia Yandex servers hit by DDoS Cyber Attack

A distributed denial of service attack has targeted Yandex, an internet company based in Russia. News is out that this was not the first time that the incident took place. It started in the first week of August and continued till the second week of this September. Cybersecurity Insiders learnt from its sources that the […]

School re-openings in the USA hit by Ransomware and DDoS

As the US school districts are preparing to offer virtual classes to their students to contain the quick spread of COVID 19 Pandemic, cyber threats- mostly of ransomware genre are seen disrupting most of the activity. Early this week, Hartford Public Schools in Connecticut reported that it became a victim of a ransomware attack that […]

DDoS attack on New Zealand Stock Market

A DDoS Attack launched on the New Zealand Stock Market reportedly disrupted the stock exchange services for the second day running. But the good news is that the connectivity was restored for the investors within no time, as IT staff of the trading services were proactively prepared for such attacks. Cybersecurity Insiders has learnt that […]

Amazon defends 2.3 Tbps high volume DDoS Cyber Attack in the history

Amazon Web Services has made it official that its servers which host several websites witnessed a high volume Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in February this year which might probably be the largest in the company history. AWS Shield, which defends the entire Amazon data centers from DDoS attacks has endorsed the news and […]

Telecom operators in North America hit by DDoS Cyber Attack

Telecom operators in North America were reportedly hit by a Distributed Denial of Services Cyberattack on Monday afternoon in what is believed to be touted as the largest cyber-attack launched on the telecom operators of America to date. The list of the companies offering cell phone services and which have been targeted included T-Mobile, Metro […]

Minnesota has witnessed a surge in Cyber Attacks

Minnesota is witnessing a surge in cyberattacks as hackers are trying to induce political unrest and pressure on the law enforcement after the death of George Floyd on May 25th, 2020.   But Minnesota’s Security Operations Center says that all the attacks launched on the government infrastructure of the state have been thwarted or neutralized […]

DDoS attack on Whiskey Auctioning Firm

A UK based whiskey auctioning firm named ‘Whisky Auctioneer’ had to shut down the auctioning of beverages on Monday this week which includes a rare whiskey named Macallan sale. And the decision was taken due to a Distributed denial of attack(DDoS) on its auctioning website and database.   Highly placed sources say that the officials […]

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