But numbers aren’t everything, are they, Dyn? The Reaper IoT botnet is nowhere near as threatening as previously suggested, according to new research.…
Attackers can look legit while hitting APIs that make the most work for an app Netflix has identified denial of service threat to microservices architectures that it’s labelled “application DDOS”.…
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‘Application DDOS’ that target expensive APIs worry Netflix
Lloyds Bank was hit by a denial of service attack nearly two weeks ago that disrupted online access.
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Lloyds cyber-attack details emerge
China’s Ministry of Justice has threatened legal action against those blaming Chinese firms for botnets.
Ireland’s National Lottery website and ticket machines were thrown offline after a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday.
Irish lottery hit by DDoS attack
One suspect has been arrested and a second detained after a Europol-led raid on a gang suspected of carrying out cyber-attacks and demanding ransoms.
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DDoS extortion gang suspect arrested
Beebone deboned by the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce A sophisticated botnet has been neutered by a consortium starring the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce.…
Security scanner spawns hordes of attackers to probe you in all sorts of ways … Google has unleashed its own application security scanner, potentially rescuing admins from ‘fiddly’ existing offerings.…
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Google unleashes tame botnet to hunt XSS in cloudy code
Password-lifting network converted to cryptocoin-thievery Another $US200,000-plus worth of Bitcoins has been lifted, according to Trustwave, which has identified a new Pony botnet targeting crypto-currencies.…
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Pony up: Botnet succesfully targets Bitcoin
‘All you need is 10 lines of code and a lot of patience’ Hackers are increasingly turning to DNS reflection to amplify the volume of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.…
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Spamhaus-style DDoS attacks: All the hackers are doing it