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.
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.
The volume and intensity of DDoS attacks in the first half of the year reached new heights, according to research.
Some users have problems accessing the popular online note-taking service after hackers overwhelm the company's servers.
Using unsuspecting WordPress sites as amplification vectors, a hacker takes down a popular Web site for hours.
The service known for hosting millions of Web sites is the victim of a cyberattack that knocked out connections for domains around the world.
A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.
A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.
A new multimedia ballet, "HackPolitik," fuses jarring, angular movements with electroacoustic music and video projection to interpret the activities of hacker collective Anonymous.
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.