DDOS attacks, or Distributed Denial of Service attacks, are a form of network attacks aimed at disabling the functionality of a network being targeted. These attacks generally come in the form of either individuals spamming a network to slow it down or create instability, or a bot that systematically attacks a network or series of networks. 516 more words
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” As we had reported yesterday that RedHack has announced total retaliation against Taylan’s arrest and backing him up till the last limit.
Security researcher Bogdan Alecu discovered a vulnerability that exposes Nexus devices to denial-of-service attacks based on a special type of SMS. The issue was discovered by Bogdan Alecu, a system administrator at Dutch IT services company Levi9, and affects all Android 4.x firmware versions on Google Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 and Nexus 5.
About two years ago, I witnessed an Anonymous operation unfold, in which a commercial company was targeted. The threat, in the form of a solemn YouTube production, was of course taken very seriously. 868 more words