A man from the state of Washington has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for his role in developing the Satori botnet, which was used to conduct several large-scale DDoS attacks. The Justice Department also unsealed indictments naming co-conspirators.
A massive DDoS attack generating 809 million packets per second was recently directed against a large European bank, according to the security firm Akamai, which describes in a new report the unusual approach the attackers took.
Compromised Credentials Monitoring (CCM) allows users to monitor exposure of compromised credentials for their enterprise domains and customer email addresses to take action after breaches to mitigate risk of account takeover (ATO). Flashpoint's advanced technology quickly collects and processes data and credentials,...
The thriving cybercrime economy of vendors hawking illicit offerings on underground marketplaces grants access to resources that reduce barriers to entry for crimes ranging from fraud to DDoS attacks.
Pricing trends for these offerings shed light not only on their accessibility to threat actors, but also on how...
New Exploits and Increased Relevance of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks
The number of DDoS attacks increased 180% in 2019. Are you prepared for 2020? Learn what you need to know from our Security Operations Center (SOC) in order to protect your organization before an attack happens.
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DDoS attacks represent a consistent and persistent threat to the digital operations and security of organizations everywhere. The attacks can be used to severely degrade network performance to the point of inoperability.
Australia's financial sector should brace for the potential of distributed denial-of-service attacks, the nation's top cyber agency has warned, pointing to threats from a group called the "Silence Hacking Crew."
The U.K. Labour Party says its systems were hit by a large-scale online attack that disrupted access to some campaigning systems, but led to no breach. The attack report comes amidst the Conservative government's refusal to release a report into alleged Russian interference in the Brexit referendum.
A distributed denial-of-service attacker who crashed a popular gaming service at Christmas has been sentenced to serve 27 months in prison. Austin Thompson has also been ordered to pay $95,000 in damages to Daybreak Games.
Traditionally, enterprises have built networks and then added security elements. But in what he describes as "the third generation of security," Fortinet's John Maddison promotes a model of security-driven networking. Hear how this can improve an organization's security posture.