Distributed Denial of Service

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 […]

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 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 […]

State-sponsored DDoS Cyber Attack on Twitter

Twitter servers tumbled down for several hours last month after they received unusually large volumes of traffic coming from individual IP addresses located in China and Saudi Arabia. Preliminary investigations reveal that the incident could be the work of state-sponsored hackers. But the social networking website added in its statement that nothing can be concluded […]

DDoS Attack on US Midterm Elections 2018 Polls

US Midterm elections are going to take place on November 6th,2018 and news is out that the election activity could be targeted by a DDOS Attack/s. Yes, you’ve read it right! Experts say that the results of 2018 US Midterm Polls could be manipulated by state actors from Russia and that’s possible if the voter […]

YouTube down due to DDoS Cyber Attack

YouTube streaming witnessed a 1-hour downtime in the early hours of Wednesday. So, people in many countries including Europe, US, Asia Pacific, and South America couldn’t stream their favorite videos due to the disruption. Reports are now in that a team of hacktivists named ‘The Ghost Squad Hackers’ was responsible for the downtime caused on […]

Google Project Shield defends elections and campaigns from Cyber Attacks

Project Shield, a free anti-distributed denial of service prevention tool offered by Jigsaw, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc is all set to defend election campaigns and related events from cyber attacks of all range. Jigsaw is offering the tool as a free software to political parties, candidates and political action committees along […]

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 […]

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