DDoS Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack

Type: Keyphrase
Name: DDoS Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

DDoS attacks: what they are and how you can keep them at bay

Cyber criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their attacks on organisations, with intricate script-writing and manipulative social engineering creating new modes of offence every day.But one tried and tested attack vector you would no doubt ... [Published TechRadar.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Infonetics Research Report Identifies Arbor Networks as the World Leader in On-Premise DDoS Protection

Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading supplier of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, announced today that it has been identified as the top supplier of DDoS protection solutions overall as well as in ... [Published Web-Release.info - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

More questions than answers as BBC outage fuels DDoS talk

The British Broadcasting Corporation was hit by a prolonged outage on its website and iPlayer video-on-demand service (VOD) last weekend, raising questions about the cause and whether it was subjected to a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine UK News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

elasticsearch Vuln Abuse on Amazon Cloud and More for DDoS and Profit

A couple weeks ago, my colleague Mikhail K posted on the " versatile linux DDoS trojan ", with analysis of several bots, including a bot implementing some extraordinary DNS amplification DDoS functionality. Operators of these bots are currently active, ... [Published Kaspersky Lab - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How to defend against a cloud-based DDoS combination attack

When cloud-based source code hosting provider Code Spaces announced it was shutting up shop permanently last month following a combination Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), hacking and ransom attack. The reaction of cloud nay-sayers was all too p ... [Published Cloud Pro - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 8 reports

Fake Googlebots used to drive DDoS and other attacks

Googlebots are essential to the smooth running of the search engine, ceaselessly probing websites to ensure that Google stays up to date with the latest developments and site changes.But for every 25 genuine Googlebots that visit your site you'll also ... [Published Beta News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

DDoS Attack on Move Inc. Serves as Warning

7/25/2014A few months back, Heartbleed opened our eyes to just how vulnerable systems can be to cyber attacks. Unfortunately, new security events have proven that even in times of heightened awareness and proactivity, online data is not safe from targeted ... [Published Connected World Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

19-Year-Old Russian Arrested for DDoS Attacks and Ransom Demands

On Thursday, a 19-year-old Russian student from Togliatti, Samara region, has been arrested for deploying multiple distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the systems of three major banks in Russia, as well as those of other noteworthy online ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Network time protocol: The latest weapon

Who would have imagined that network time protocol (NTP) — such an innocuous protocol designed to synchronise the clock on a laptop, smartphone, tablet, and network infrastructure devices — would be abused to cause so much damage? But NTP reflection/amplification ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

A10 NETWORKS : Updates on Addition of DDoS Protection

A10 Networks reported the addition of integrated DDoS (distributed denial of service) protection functionality to its Thunder CGN (Carrier Grade Networking) products which provide IPv4 address extension and IPv6 migration capabilities.A10 Networks said ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

DDoS attacks grow as first DIY kits emerge

The latest report from Akamai Technologies has revealed another increase in DDoS attacks and the resurgence of botnets to carry out server-based attacks. ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine UK News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

DDoS: knowledge is power

Cyber security, cyber security, cyber security. Sometimes, it’s like a broken record. Everywhere we look, there are more and more voices adding to the same conversation, pressuring us to take action. You’d be forgiven for trying to ignore the hype and ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

...3G, too, might be just as dangerous, "Researchers have recently found that 3G mobile broadband modems could also be vulnerable. Hackers don’t even have to be within range of the wireless signal to launch an attack, it can be done remotely over the Internet." Dangerous thumb drives: Next-generation malware might take away the safety that thumb drives once provided...
A couple weeks ago, my colleague Mikhail K posted on the " versatile linux DDoS trojan ", with analysis of several bots, including a bot implementing some extraordinary DNS amplification DDoS functionality. Operators of these bots are currently active, and we observe new variants of the trojan building bigger botnets. "
...computing (defined roughly as computing that everyone in computing science can agree is actually quantum in nature, achieving entanglement.) "When it happens, we have a huge challenge. We are making significant investments and paying a lot of attention"
...which you should absolutely never use against a production environment unless you want to make a point about Denial of Service attacks, such as, "Hey, are you using Kerberos? When your NTP server gets borked, how do you login?" That kind of thing

More Content

All (2675) | News (1315) | Reports (0) | Blogs (1348) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (2) | Press Releases (10)
sort by: Date | Relevance
DDoS attacks: what they are and how you can kee... [Published TechRadar.com - 4 hours ago]
WordPress Sites Are Again Under Serious ... [Published EFYTimes.com - 7 hours ago]
Infonetics Research Report Identifies Arbor Net... [Published Web-Release.info - 7 hours ago]
Revealed: the 9 most terrifying new hacker stra... [Published Kim Komando - 13 hours ago]
Radware's (RDWR) CEO Roy Zisapel on Q2 2014 Res... [Published Seeking Alpha - 13 hours ago]
elasticsearch Vuln Abuse on Amazon Cloud and Mo... [Published Kaspersky Lab - 16 hours ago]
Meet the Russian hacker that helps advertisers ... [Published PandoDaily - 17 hours ago]
Israeli watchdog confirms recent cyber attacks ... [Published HackRead - 18 hours ago]
On the job: IS&T’s Security Operations Team [Published MIT News feed - 19 hours ago]
The CIA Fears the Internet of Things [Published National Journal - 19 hours ago]
Weekly Metasploit Update: Countdown to DEFCON [Published Jive SBS Syndication Feed - 20 hours ago]
WordPress Under Attack Again [Published eWeek - 20 hours ago]
Study Finds Googlebot Imposters Are Third Most ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 21 hours ago]
Data breach – European bank’s info “held to ran... [Published We Live Security - 23 hours ago]
VeriSign Q2 Earnings Surge Y/Y, Revs Beat Estim... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 23 hours ago]
All Good Things [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 25 2014]
All Good Things [Published Securosis Highlights - Jul 25 2014]
How to defend against a cloud-based DDoS combin... [Published Cloud Pro - Jul 25 2014]
Briggs Freeman selects tw telecom networking so... [Published Individual.com - Jul 25 2014]
9 New Ways You Can Be Hacked [Published FOXBusiness.com - Jul 25 2014]
Thailand’s CAT Telecom joins cloud signaling co... [Published Datacenter Dynamics - Jul 25 2014]
More questions than answers as BBC outage fuels... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine UK News - Jul 25 2014]
Inside AnonGhost: The Pro-Gaza Hacktivists Wagi... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 25 2014]
Fake Googlebots used to drive DDoS and other at... [Published Beta News - Jul 25 2014]
DDoS Attack on Move Inc. Serves as Warning [Published Connected World Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
19-Year-Old Russian Arrested for DDoS Attacks a... [Published Softpedia - Jul 25 2014]
'21Vianet, ICANN install L-Root node in Beijing' [Published PredictWallStreet - Jul 25 2014]
More sophisticated DDoS attacks now avoid detec... [Published Computerworld Singapore - Jul 25 2014]
Four fake Google haxbots hit YOUR WEBSITE every... [Published LinuxSecurity.com - Jul 25 2014]
21Vianet, ICANN install L-Root node in Beijing [Published Telecompaper - Jul 25 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
elasticsearch Vuln Abuse on Amazon Cloud and Mo... [Published Kaspersky Lab - 16 hours ago]
A couple weeks ago, my colleague Mikhail K posted on the " versatile linux DDoS trojan ", with analysis of several bots, including a bot implementing some extraordinary DNS amplification DDoS functionality. Operators of these bots are currently active, ...
Israeli watchdog confirms recent cyber attacks ... [Published HackRead - 18 hours ago]
Anonymous hackers along with other elite hackers from around the world have been attacking Israeli cyber space for ages, but since the beginning of Israeli attacks on Gaza there has been a massive increase in such attacks under the banner of #OpSaveGaza. ...
On the job: IS&T’s Security Operations Team [Published MIT News feed - 19 hours ago]
The Security Operations Team in Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) plays a key role on campus, taking measures to keep the Institute’s network, MITnet, secure. The team also delivers tools, infrastructure, services and consulting that help the ...
Weekly Metasploit Update: Countdown to DEFCON [Published Jive SBS Syndication Feed - 20 hours ago]
div class="jive-rendered-content">Don't Be Naked At DEFCON Wow, it's exactly two more weeks today until DEFCON. While Rapid7 has had a vendor presence at Black Hat for many years, this year is, I believe, the first time that we'll have a vendor table ...
Study Finds Googlebot Imposters Are Third Most ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 21 hours ago]
The post Study Finds Googlebot Imposters Are Third Most Common DDoS Attackers appeared first on The State of Security. ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...

Press Releases

sort by: Date | Relevance
Radware Delivers Its Strongest DDoS Mitigation ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 29 2014]
Radware and VimpelCom Introduce a Joint Compreh... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Mar 31 2014]
High-Bandwidth NTP Amplification DDoS Attacks E... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 12 2014]
Prolexic Publishes Infographic on Largest Attac... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 13 2014]
Prolexic Issues High Alert Threat Advisory for ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 11 2014]
1 2
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.