Cyber Attack news trending on Google

Finastra, a London based technology solutions providing company has issued a press statement yesterday that it is shutting down some of its critical servers due to a cyberattack that targeted it on Thursday. Although the company hasn’t stated the details of the attack variant in its public statement, its incident response team is reported to […]

US Politician Katie Hill in news for launching DDoS Cyber Attack on an opponent

FBI arrested a 32-year old man named Jan Dam hailing from California for launching DDoS Cyber Attacks on a Congressional candidate’s website in April- May 2018- eventually paving way for the win of Katie Hill. As the accusations are proved, apparently Dam will face a 10 years Federal imprisonment.   Therefore, this reminds us of […]

DDoS Cyber Attack on Iran’s Internet and Telecom sector

On Saturday last week, Iran’s Telecom Sector witnessed a Distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) which could have easily disrupted 25% of Internet services operating in the region. But the good news is that the cyber teams acted upon the cyber threat on an immediate note which eventually averted a digital massacre from taking place […]

Boss of Cybersecurity Firm launches DDoS Cyber Attacks on other companies

A co-founder of a Cybersecurity firm is said to have admitted to committing a cybercrime of hiring hackers to carry out cyberattacks against other companies. The culprit in a discussion is Tucker Preston from Georgia who confessed before the legal attorney that he hired threat actors to launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks between […]

DDoS Attacks rise by 30% in 3Q 2019

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks rose to 30% by the 3Q of 2019 and this was revealed in a study by Russia based Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. The security firm claims that the latest recorded numbers have doubled when compared to the same previous year and were primarily witnessed due to a spike in malicious […]

UK Labor party hit by a DDoS Cyber Attack

Britain’s Labor Party which is an alliance of Social Democrats and democratic socialites along with some trade unionists has alleged that it became a victim of Cyber Attack on Monday this week when a foreign nation (Russia) tried to influence its digital platforms.   However, renowned media resources from the UK claim that the issue […]

Amazon Web Services experiences DDoS Cyber Attack

On October 22nd,2019, Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a Distributed Denial of Service(DDoS) Attack between 10:30 AM and 6:30 AM PDT. Details such as who launched the attack and the financial impact are yet to be probed. But the cloud services giant offered an update early today that the issue has been resolved and all […]

DDoS Cyber Attack on Wikipedia

Wikipedia was hit by a Distributed denial of service(DDoS) on Friday this week disrupting few of its servers, thus making its services inaccessible for users from hailing from parts of Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Late on Friday, the company tweeted through the organizations Germany account that the attack was malicious and could […]

DDoS cyber attacks rise by 158 percent in 2019

A survey conducted by Neustar says that there has been a significant 158 percent increase in DDoS cyber attacks in the second quarter of 2019 when compared to the same time last year. The security report says that companies are still not in a position to identify these cyber threats in time to take necessary […]

DDoS attack disrupts Telegram services in America

Telegram, a popular cloud-based messaging app which stands second after Facebook-owned WhatsApp is reported to have fallen victim to a distributed denial of service(DDoS) attack early today. News is out that many of the telegram users from different countries apart from America might observe connection issues until early tomorrow i.e June 13. The multimedia sharing […]

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