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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 Nov. 7, 2013

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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 Feb. 20, 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 Mar. 11, 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 Feb. 11, 2014

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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 Feb. 4, 2014

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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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See how beautiful a DDoS attack can look

Using the Web app Logstalgia, a developer has managed to capture on video a visual impression of what happens during a DDoS attack.

By Apr. 29, 2013

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China's Internet hit by DDoS attack; sites down for hours

The country's Internet watchdog says that the Net is back online for the country and that it will work to improve security.

By Aug. 26, 2013

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Cybercrooks use DDoS attacks to mask theft of banks' millions

Analyst says three unidentified US banks have been hit with "low powered" DDoS attacks to cover fraudulent wire transfers.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Dutch DDoS one of the biggest, but did it rock the Internet?

This week has seen possibly one of the biggest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks ever, but did it really rock the very core of the Internet?

By Mar. 28, 2013