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Police arrest Dutchman for alleged Spamhaus Web attacks

A BBC report says officials arrested the owner of Cyberbunker for his alleged involvement with the attacks that "almost broke the Internet."

By April 26, 2013

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How the Spamhaus DDoS attack could have been prevented

Internet engineers have known for at least 13 years how to stop major distributed denial of service attacks. But thanks to a combination of economics and inertia, attacks continue. Here's why.

By March 29, 2013

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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 February 11, 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 February 20, 2014

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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 April 29, 2013

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Cyberattacks triple in 2012, Akamai says

China remains the largest culprit, with 41 percent of fourth-quarter observed attack traffic originating in the country, up from 33 percent in the third quarter.

By April 23, 2013

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Cyberfight puts a drag on the Internet

A fight between a spam-fighting group called Spamhaus and a Dutch Web host Cyberbunker has been called the biggest public DDoS battle in history.

By March 27, 2013

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How you may have inadvertently participated in recent DDoS attacks

The botnets driving the recent distributed denial of service attacks are powered by millions of infected computers. Their coordinated flood of requests overwhelms the Internet's DNS servers, slowing them down and even knocking the servers offline. The long-term solution for site operators and visitors alike may rely on reluctant ISPs working together.

By April 2, 2013

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Did the spam cyber fight really slow down the Internet?

Reports of a virtual attack on a spam-fighting organization say the events brought down most of the Web, but new reports suggest it was blown out of proportion.

By March 27, 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 March 28, 2013