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We walk through the TCP SYN attack that almost sparked an Internet war.
A VeriSign investigation underscores how little money or technical expertise is needed to carry out botnet attacks.
Pranksters at 4chan and Tumblr organize rival cyberattacks for fun, source says.
NetBarrier: some initial reactions
U.S. Sen. Al Franken urged the tech savvy entrepreneurs at South by Southwest not to sell out or let their government sell them out, and to stand up for Net neutrality.
With a new fast-moving, developer-oriented version of Chrome, Google hopes to find trouble spots sooner. Canary runs alongside other versions of Chrome.
Maybe temporary insanity will serve as a defense strategy but the emerging story of the weekend denial-of-service attack against Revision3 boggles the imagination.
Verizon spokesman says carrier blocked sites associated with online forum to thwart network attacks. It's not clear which sites were affected and exactly what the trouble was.
U.S. senators and representatives, including former NBC comedian Al Franken, hold hearings to question the cable giant and the media conglomerate about the proposed merger.