Blog Posts Tagged with "DDoS"
May 07, 2013 Added by:Jarno Limnéll
In reality, a well-prepared cyber attack does not need to last for 15 minutes to succeed. After preparations it takes only seconds to conduct the attack which may hit targets next door as well as those on the other side of the world.
December 22, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
The banking world must be prepared, it is one of the sectors that will be subject to a major number of attacks in next year, they are considered privileged targets for hacktivists, state sponsored hackers and cyber criminals...
October 31, 2012 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Why not deploy an intelligent appliance behind the router and in front of the firewall? Filter out all the junk before you expend any resources in your firewall, or log all the events with your IDS/SEIM. Reduce your need for multiple servers and load balancers. This is like a reverse osmosis for your network...
October 20, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
This is significant because very few companies or organizations have the necessary network infrastructure to deal with such attacks. There might be some companies with popular websites such as Google or Facebook that are able to handle such high-bandwidth floods, but most companies are not...
October 03, 2012 Added by:Stephen Marchewitz
In order to mitigate this threat, ISPs will need to combine their efforts. It would take a global effort on the part of the ISPs. Until then, the capabilities are there to deal with the issue when it arises on a per incident basis...
August 29, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle
With all the media hype over Stuxnet, cyber war and cyber weapons – should US citizens be legally allowed to own and use these weapons in accordance with their 2nd Amendment rights? Why shouldn’t Americans be allowed to actively defend themselves against online electronic risks as well as physical threats?
July 18, 2012 Added by:Headlines
“Q2 data showed a return to traditional infrastructure attacks and is likely a reflection of changing tools for launching DDoS attacks. With Layer 7 attacks, the risk of detection and eventual take down by law enforcement increases because these attacks disclose the IP address of the attacking botnet..."
June 14, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The indictment alleges that Ryan Cleary controlled a large botnet of potentially hundreds of thousands of units to conduct DDoS attacks and would rent out his botnet for certain time periods in exchange for money from individuals interested in conducting DDoS attacks targeting specific victims...
June 11, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
North Korean operatives have been detected launching cyber attacks on Incheon International Airport systems and also spreading a virus planted in gaming programs intended to transform user's machines in zombies for a large botnet to launch DDoS attacks...
June 03, 2012 Added by:Jay Turla
A few weeks ago, busabos from the Anonymous #OccupyPhilippines defaced two government websites from China and posted the pictures and details of Wang Lei a.k.a y0c0 smart, the leader of the Silic Group Hacker Army and the admin of blackbap.com which is the forum site of Silic Group Hacker Army...
May 30, 2012 Added by:Headlines
“Politically motivated DDoS attacks are increasingly common and are often timed to coincide with high profile events such as elections or executed in response to specific government actions. The key to minimizing disruption is being proactive and putting DDoS protection in place ahead of time...”
May 25, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The Cyber Division of the FBI warned several large corporations of the potential for DDoS and data exfiltration attacks scheduled for today, May 25. The attacks are being coordinated by the rogue movement Anonymous in an an exercise termed "Operation NewSon"...
May 18, 2012 Added by:Javvad Malik
I’m simply asking the question that if Lord Sugar read something he didn’t agree with, and instead of privately sharing his thoughts or being in any way constructive, why did he expose the email address of Kevin OSullivan and invited 2 million people to DDoS his inbox?
May 09, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Critics of DDoS attacks conducted by movements like Anonymous have long held that it is hypocritical to profess the defense of free speech by engaging in a tactic that undermines one's right to freely communicate, whether the interest is sociopolitical or an effort to engage in commerce...
April 30, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
The lesson learned is that it is possible to use Google as a cyber weapon to lauch a powerful "Denial of Money" attack against other platforms. In reality, the service in this case hasn't been interrupted, but the attack has made it extremely expensive to run...
April 18, 2012 Added by:Scot Terban
Do something constructive instead of destructive and inhibiting. You never know what you are stumbling about in. You could be ruining operations that lead to arrests or actionable intelligence. Think about it before you go all Charles Bronson and then a Pastebin dump about it...
Steps Toward Weaponizing the Android Platfor... Freid Jerome on 05-17-2013