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World of Warcraft servers taken down by DDoS

The launch of the Warlords of Draenor expansion has been beset by issues, including server overload and a DDoS attack.

By 17 November 2014

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Interview with a DDoS troll: Meet 'the Gods of the Internet'

DDoS attacks are a way to keep corrupt corporations honest, according to an anonymous member of DerpTrolling, who gives us an inside look at the self-proclaimed gods of the Internet.

By 8 October 2014

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DDoS brings down Destiny and CoD: Ghosts servers

The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.

By 22 September 2014

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PlayStation Network, Battle.net go down under DDoS

Hackers have taken down the PlayStation Network, Blizzard's Battle.net, and others, as well as grounding a flight carrying the president of Sony Online Entertainment.

By 25 August 2014

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Ferguson, Mo., police site hit with DDoS attack

In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.

By 15 August 2014

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DDoS attacks intensified in first half of 2014

The volume and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of the year reached new heights, according to research.

By 17 July 2014

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Evernote says it's working to neutralize a DDoS attack

Some users have problems accessing the popular online note-taking service after hackers overwhelm the company's servers.

By 11 June 2014

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DDoS attack is launched from 162,000 WordPress sites

Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.

By 12 March 2014

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Namecheap targeted in monumental DDoS attack

The service known for hosting millions of Web sites is the victim of a cyberattack that knocked out connections for domains around the world.

By 21 February 2014

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Record-breaking DDoS attack in Europe hits 400Gbps

A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.

By 12 February 2014