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  • Anonymous-tied DDoS botnet shows insecure routers are legion

    Tens of thousands of home routers have been infected with malware, and are being used by hackers to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, including by the hacktivist group Anonymous.

    Written by Lucian Constantin12 May 15 23:52
  • Criminals ride Google coattails in DDoS attacks

    The easy access Google's web crawlers have to sites is increasingly being exploited by cybercriminals in launching distributed denial of service attacks, a security vendor says.

    Written by Antone Gonsalves26 July 14 22:59
  • Large DDoS attack brings WordPress pingback abuse back into spotlight

    Attackers have abused the WordPress pingback feature, which allows sites to cross-reference blog posts, to launch a large-scale, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, according to researchers from Web security firm Sucuri.

    Written by Lucian Constantin11 March 14 18:04
  • Application-layer DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated

    The number of DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks that target weak spots in Web applications in addition to network services has risen during the past year and attackers are using increasingly sophisticated methods to bypass defenses, according to DDoS mitigation experts.

    Written by Lucian Constantin22 Oct. 13 15:51