Items Tagged with "Denial of Service"


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More Talks with Anti-Jihadi Hacker The Jester

February 04, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Anti-jihadi hactivist The Jester (th3j35t3r), the self-proclaimed Nicest Hacker in the World, has returned for part two of our conversation concerning his campaign of intermittent disruption of militant pro-jihad websites.

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Hacktivist Tactics Raise Ethical Questions

January 27, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Recently we have witnessed the emergence of international hactivist and vigilante “the Jester” through his crusade against jihadi and militant Islamic networks...Jester’s activities raise an important question:  Where do cyber vigilantes fall on the infosec ethics spectrum?

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Microsoft's Danger SideKick and cloud computing

October 13, 2009 from: hackyourself.net

Microsoft has demonstrated that the dark side of cloud computing has nosilver linings. After a major server outage occurred on its watch lastweekend, users dependent on the company have just been informed that theirpersonal data and photos "has almost certainly been lost."

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Report: Shortage of cyber experts may hinder govt

July 22, 2009 from: hackyourself.net

Federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, a private study found.

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Cyber Attacks Traced to the UK and U.S.

July 14, 2009 from: hackyourself.net

International fingerpointing in the recent cyberattacks against U.S. and South Korean web sites has widened to include the UK and U.S., as researchers examining the attacks trace them to a server in the United Kingdom.

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North Korean Cyberattacks

July 13, 2009 from: hackyourself.net

To hear the media tell it, the United States suffered a major cyberattack last week. Stories were everywhere. "Cyber Blitz hits U.S., Korea" was the headline in Thursday's Wall Street Journal. North Korea was blamed.

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Federal Web sites knocked out by cyber attack

July 08, 2009 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

According to an article by the Assoiated Press, and subsequently the Washington Post, several Government agencies in the US and South Korea were under attack by roughly 60,000 infected PCs across the globe.

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Slowloris HTTP DoS

June 19, 2009 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

Robert "RSnake" Hansen discusses a denial of service (DoS) attack against some popular web servers (Apache specifically). His proof of concept code (a working exploit against Apache web servers) takes advantage of connection delays requested by the client

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Using Denial of Service for Hacking

June 04, 2009 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

In his web application security blog (http://ha.ckers.org) Robert Hansen (Rsnake) discusses using Denial of Service attacks in new ways against web applications

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