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FCC blames DDoS for weekend commentary lockout

Not down to people trying to file comments on issues rhyming with wetsuit balloty, it insists Problems faced by consumers hoping to submit comments to the Federal Communications Commission over the weekend were caused by a denial of service attack, the US government agency admits.…

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FCC blames DDoS for weekend web lockout

Not down to people trying to file comments on issues rhyming with wetsuit balloty, it insists Vid   Problems faced by consumers hoping to submit comments to the Federal Communications Commission over the weekend were caused by a denial of service attack, the US government agency admits.…

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Malicious Android apps slip into Google Play, top third party charts

Enlist phones in ad fraud, premium SMS, loser DDoS Malicious Android applications have bypassed Google’s Play store security checks to enslave infected devices into distributed denial of service attack, advertising fraud, and spam botnets.…

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Did your UK biz just pay £1,500 to stop a DDoS? You’ve been had

Empty threats from faux hackers doing the rounds again What kind of a grifter pretends he’s going to DDoS you? The kind that easily makes off with a lot of cash, it seems. “Hackers” who have been making empty DDoS threats while posing as the Armada Collective appear to have have moved on.…

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Website extortionists rake in over $100,000 without lifting a finger

‘Armada Collective’ threatens to carry out DDoS attacks, never actually attacks Reputation is everything in business: it appears a bunch of canny scammers have stolen the identity of a hacking squad to make some serious bank.…

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Website extortionists rake in over $100,000 without lifting a finger

London schoolboy cuffed for BIGGEST DDOS ATTACK IN HISTORY

Bet his parents wish he’d been playing computer games A British police investigation into the massive DDoS attack against internet watchdog Spamhaus has led to the arrest of a 16-year-old London schoolboy who, it is claimed, is part of an international gang of cyber-crooks.…

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Bank man: System’s down, let’s have coffee. Oh SNAP, where’s all the CASH?

Hackers use DDoSes to distract staffers… while nicking MILLIONS Cybercrooks are running distributed denial of service attacks as a smokescreen to distract bank security staff while they plunder online banking systems, according to a researcher.…

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Bank man: System’s down, let’s have coffee. Oh SNAP, where’s all the CASH?