254 Results for

DDoS

Article

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 August 24, 2014

Article

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 August 14, 2014

Article

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 July 17, 2014

Article

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 June 10, 2014

Article

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 March 11, 2014

Article

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 February 20, 2014

Article

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 February 11, 2014

Article

British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By February 4, 2014

Article

DDoS as dance: Anonymous hits the ballet

A new multimedia ballet, "HackPolitik," fuses jarring, angular movements with electroacoustic music and video projection to interpret the activities of hacker collective Anonymous.

By November 7, 2013

Article

Google announces Project Shield to defend websites against DDoS

Google has announced what it is calling Project Shield, a new initiative to help small websites ward off DDoS attacks by routing traffic through its own system.

By October 23, 2013