Tag: DDoS attacks

Hacker Group Takes Credit for Internet-Crippling DDoS Attacks

A string of DDoS attacks that targeted the DNS (Domain Name System) provider Dyn was historic in its scale due to the sheer size and disruption the attacks caused on Friday last week. Now, a...

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CCTV Botnet-Led Cyberattack brings Record 1.5Tbps DDoS Attack

In what is easily largest recorded DDoS attack ever, a botnet of some 145,000 IoT (internet-of-things) devices and CCTV cameras were used to target a data hosting company with a 1.5 Terabyte DDoS...

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DDoS Attacks in 2016: Plenty More and Bigger Than Ever

DDoS attacks are increasing in size and the frequency of attacks in the first half of 2016, a report has revealed. The number of DDoS attacks in 2016 are increasing, so too are those at the top end...

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DDoS Attackers on Hire for $5

  Security researchers have uncovered a DDoS service which attackers are selling for as little as $5 for an entire hour of DDoS attacks upon a target. Security researchers from a firm...

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