denial of service attack

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 […]

Government websites in Finland suffer DDoS Cyber Attack

A distributed denial of service attack is said to have disrupted few of the government websites in Finland on Sunday last week. And authorities say that the denial of the service attack was the biggest to have taken place in the past few months. Sources reporting to Cybersecurity Insiders say that the first to bear […]

The FCC faked a DDoS Cyber Attack for Congress

A startling report published by David L Hunt, the Inspector General of Federal Communications Commission, says that the Ajit Pai led organization is said to have faked a cyber attack during the height of last year’s ‘Net Neutrality’ debate. But in reality, the so-called “Distributed Denial of service (DDoS) attack did not take place in […]

No Cyber Attacks on FIFA World Cup 2018

Just a few hours ago the final match of FIFA World Cup 2018 was conducted in Russia’s Luzgniki Stadium between France and Croatia and it was France which bagged the World Cup Football 2018 title for the second time. No doubt the game was thrilling even though most of the time the ball was shuffled […]

Vladimir Putin urges the world to fend off cyber attacks on a collective note

All these days we have seen many nations including the US, UK, and Ukraine alleging that Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin have malicious intentions to launch cyber attacks on developed countries in order to create a political instability in the respective nations which would help the Russian federation emerge as a world leader in […]

News about Bitfinex and Ukraine NATO Cyber Attack

Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges has disclosed that it is experiencing a burst of traffic(DDoS Attack) on its trading database and so has decided to shut it down till mid-Tuesday. In an official statement released at 9:39 am ET on Tuesday, the officials of the Bitcoin exchange website said that their trading engine […]

A Synopsis of Cyber Attacks on Chili’s, World Rugby and Danish Rail Network

Cyber Attack News is out that a database owned by Chili’s Restaurant has been compromised and details such as customer’s credit card information have been accessed by hackers. Dallas based Brinker International, which owns Chili’s restaurant chain of nearly 1600 outlets has made it official that some of the customer credit card info and debit […]

Cyber Attack crashes Knox County Election Commission Website

Officials of the Knox County Election Commission Website have officially disclosed that their website crashed on Tuesday night at around 8 pm due to a cyber attack. But also declared that none of the County’s election results were either affected or influenced by the attack. A media update released early on Wednesday says that the […]

Business Wire suffering from denial of service attack!

Business Wire, a press release distributor and a business unit of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathway, Inc said on Tuesday that its IT assets were suffering from a denial of service attack from the past one week and so its customers may witness an operational slowdown for a couple of days. The San Francisco based company […]

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