The number of denial of service in the second quarter of 2015 reached record levels, according to the latest state of the Internet from Akamai. 290 more words
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Arbor Networks today released Q2, 2015 global DDoS attack data that show strong growth in the average size of DDoS attacks, from both a bits-per-second and packets-per-second perspective. 442 more words
A cyber attack struck messaging app Telegram just as China was cracking down on human rights lawyers
This past weekend Telegram, a security-enhanced chat app, was crippled in Asia by a cyber attack—though by whom so far remains a mystery.
The DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack targeted users in the Asia-Pacific region, … 488 more words
The old Routing Information Protocol version 1 (RIPv1) has been abused by malicious actors for reflection distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, Akamai has warned.
According to an alert from Akamai Technologies’ Prolexic Security Engineering and Response Team (PLXsert), researchers spotted an operation leveraging weaknesses in the routing protocol on May 16, after nearly one year in which this technique wasn’t used for DDoS attacks. 558 more words
A new research paper on Linux/Moose shows that the malware is a significant threat to social networks by hijacking routers and causing havoc in more ways than one. 507 more words