2012 was a year of alarming statistics regarding malicious DDoS attacks on vulnerable online businesses
Articles BNP pleads for cash after reported DDoS assault
The website of the British National Party is back online following a reported distributed denial of service attack over the weekend.
Articles Why BlockDos.net is the best DDoS mitigation for your website?
With the strength of DDoS attacks increasing per day, business portals that depend highly on the internet require a foolproof anti-DDoS protection and prevention mechanism which fights the distributed denial of service attacks day and night, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year non-stop.
Articles Is Distributed Denial of Service Attack as Destructive as people say?
The answer to this question is yes! Distributed Denial of Service attacks, for more than a decade now, have become the most destructive online risk companies face today.
Articles DDoS attacks, hard, but not impossible, to stop.
Social networks have been the subject of many recent virus attacks including attacks by the blogger Cyxymu, who infected millions on Twitter, LiveJournal, and Facebook.
Articles There is no need for Kremlin in this hypothesis or why DDOS is the new poetry.
August must be taking a really heavy toll on the news media. How else to explain a recent flurry of half-baked newspaper articles about cyberwarfare? It seems that not a single day could pass without yet another take on how "we all are going to die" at the hands of some evil-minded Russian nationalists, secretly funded by pro-Kremlin oligarchs, intent on blowing up the country's power grids, water dams, and whatever else is left of the crumbling American infrastructure.
Articles Hackers attack Twitter, Facebook also slows down.
SAN FRANCISCO - Cyber attacks forced wildly popular micro-blogging site Twitter offline on Thursday and caused performance problems for hot social-networking service Facebook.
According to government sources, the Korean government will work out comprehensive anti-cyber terrorism measures this month to respond to acts like the recent 7.7 DDoS Attack. The countermeasures, gathered by government organizations such as the Ministry of Public Administration and Security, Korea Communications Commission and National Intelligence Service, will be reported to President Lee Myung-bak in the middle of August.
Articles Online attack hits US government Web sites.
It was a crappy 4th of July weekend for many network admins in the USA botnet comprised of about 50,000 infected computers has been waging a war against U.S. government Web sites and causing headaches for businesses in the U.S. and South Korea.
Articles AT&T unblocks 4chan after DDoS scare ban.
Updated: US internet service provider and telco AT&T has restored access to 4chan, blaming a denial of service attack, not smutty content, for the temporary ban. 4chan has been under attack for some weeks now - as revealed on its status page here.
Articles Information Warfare Article Index.
Starting on this past July 4th, Internet based attacks began on government and military web sites in South Korea and the United States. These attacks continued, intermittently, for another two weeks. At first it was believed these DDOS (distributed denial of service) attacks came from North Korea.
Articles US govt takes DDoS attacks in its stride.
However, Amy Kudwa, deputy press secretary for the United States DHS, told ZDNet Asia sister's site ZDNet UK on Wednesday that attacks on federal systems were common, and that the United States Computer Emergency Response Team could deal with them.