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Cloudflare has recorded the largest ever HTTPS DDoS attack against one of its customers. It said HTTPS DDoS attacks are more expensive to launch and more expensive to mitigate for those targeted.
Microsoft highlighted a collection of BadAlloc vulnerabilities earlier this year. Federal U.S. cybersecurity agency CISA has now issued an advisory as the problem affects tons of BlackBerry products.
The latest report from the content distribution company shows that the number and overall scope of distributed denial of service attacks has gone up over the last year, even if that growth has slowed.
Brian Krebs has been investigating for months how the Mirai botnet came to be and who's behind the infamous distributed denial of service attacks from last year. Now he thinks he has answers.
The latest "State of the Internet" report from Akamai shows the growth in number and scope of DDoS attacks around the world. In just three months, there were 19 attacks with over 100Gbps of data.
Unknown attackers launched a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against the Krebs on Security site, hitting it with over 620Gbps over a sustained period. Akamai shut the site down.
A vulnerability in the way Apple's core operating system handles unicode characters allows an attacker to send a specially crafted message that can automatically reboot any Apple product.
A new security vulnerability named "Darwin Nuke," that is capable of allowing remote denial of service attacks, has been discovered in Apple's iOS and OS X operating systems.
The Meetup social networking site has been hit with a number of denial of service attacks for the last few days after it received a "request" of $300 from the alleged attackers to stop the attack
Popular Bitcoin exchange, Bitstamp, has announced that it has suspended withdrawals following a denial-of-service attack and will be cancelling transactions that took place over last two days as well.
A number of popular online gaming services have been hit with denial of service attacks this week, with the latest being Steam which is currently being affected as of this writing.
GitHub, a major sharing site for developers, has been targeted for a Denial of Service attack. At present there is no clear evidence on what individual or groups are responsible for the action.
Security researchers at Core Security have identified a flaw in a Broadcom chip that allows malicious users to perform a denial of service attack on iPhones, iPads, and even some Ford vehicles.
A person who claims to be a former member of the hacker group Anonymous has claimed he launched the denial of service attack on The Pirate Bay web site earlier this week.
The Pirate Bay website has posted word on its Facebook page that it considers denial of service attacks launched by groups like Anonymous to be just another form of censorship.
The hacker group Anonymous launched several denial of service attacks against some UK government websites over the weekend as a protest against a proposed Internet monitoring law.