Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, SoundCloud, PayPal and several other sites have been affected by three web attacks.
All the firms are customers of a company called Dyn, which they use to help users find their sites online. 411 more words
UPDATE — How an army of million of hacked Internet-connected smart devices almost broke the Internettoday.
Cyber attacks are getting evil and worst nightmare for companies day-by-day, and the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is one such attacks that cause a massive damage to any service. 338 more words
Hackers used internet-connected home devices, such as CCTV cameras and printers, to attack popular websites on Friday, security analysts say.
Twitter, Spotify, and Reddit were among the sites taken offline on Friday. 590 more words
The huge attack on global internet access, which blocked some of the world’s most popular websites, is believed to have been unleashed by hackers using common devices like webcams and digital recorders. 92 more words