Blog Posts Tagged with "DDoS"
May 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Anonymous has issued a press release identifying the Iranian government as the target de jour for a DDoS attack campaign. The attacks were set to begin on May 1 in conjunction with International Workers Day. No specific target websites were named in the release...
April 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Reports have been circulating that implicate the rogue movement Anonymous in DDoS attacks against New Zealand's Parliamentary website, as well as speculation that the FBI has issued arrest warrants for Anonymous members for the hacking the Sony PlayStation Network...
April 07, 2011 Added by:Scot Terban
A source has sent in some information on the DoS attacks ongoing at Sony, and I have to say I was surprised that the Anon’s are still using the LOIC. There is some interesting information in the data sent, Such as a server called: "staff.anonops.ru vlad.anonops.ru". Really? Staff???
April 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines
There is more than a touch of irony to the notion that a "jailbroken" PlaySation3 running an unsanctioned Linux operating system, the very impetus for the legal action brought by Sony against Hotz and Egorenkov, would be employed in a DDoS attack against Sony domains...
April 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The rogue hacktivist movement known as Anonymous has now turned its anti-copyright campaign Operation Payback against the Sony Corporation. The operation comes just one week after a similar attack was launched against the RIAA, which is seeking trillions of dollars in damages from LimeWire...
March 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The rogue hacktivist movement Anonymous is apparently breaking out the Low Orbit Ion Cannon again for a reprise of the Operation Payback campaign, this time setting their distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack sites on the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)...
March 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Security researchers came up with what they called Coordinated Cross Plane Session Termination (CXPST), a form of DDoS attack designed to cause wide-scale disruption to Internet traffic. CXPST targets core routers, the main super-high-end devices responsible for pumping data around the Internet...
March 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"A series of discussions on an uber-exclusive Russian language forum that caters to identity and credit card thieves reveal that botmasters are becoming impatient in their search for a solution that puts Hüssy and/or his tracking services out of commission once and for all..."
March 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"You can never judge the origin of attackers from the computer's IP address. A professional hacker can launch cyber attacks from everywhere and disguise himself to be any country's citizens," an anonymous Chinese hacker told the Global Times...
March 08, 2011 Added by:Scot Terban
Truly, we are seeing the next generation of early digital warfare at this scale. I expect that in the near future we will see more nastiness surface, and I think it highly likely in the post Stuxnet world, that all of the players are now thinking in much more complex terms on attacks and defenses...
March 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"One thing is clear: This is a serious piece of malware. It uses resilience techniques to avoid a takedown and even has destructive capabilities in its payload. This year is quickly shaping up to be a period of serious attacks and escalations on the cyberfrontier..."
March 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“Right now there are huge asymmetric risks on the internet because any bad actor, for a few tens of thousands of dollars, has the online equivalent of a dirty nuke and can bring even the largest sites to their knees and silence millions of voices..."
February 24, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Anonymous members and The Jester have publicly traded jabs for several months, each threatening to undermine and expose the other's operations. Strangely enough, they may have had a meeting of the minds when it comes to their mutual disdain for the Westboro Baptist Church...
February 22, 2011 Added by:Don Eijndhoven
Endpoint protection will remain the name of the game, and what software vendors are doing right now isn't working. Its a failing approach that’s becoming increasingly obvious with each new report of a major breach. A change needs to be made before Organized Crime realizes its full potential...
February 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The simple fact is DDoS attacks are illegal because they cause significant damage in much the same way that riots do - a finer point lost on the Anonymous participants. The right to free speech does not include the right to damage the property of others...
January 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The Anonymous script-kiddie roundup begins in earnest: FBI agents today executed more than 40 search warrants throughout the United States as part of an ongoing investigation into recent coordinated cyber attacks against major companies and organizations...
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