Github is the latest website to be hit with a DDOS attack. Security researchers are pouring over the data and how the attack was thwarted.
Slashdot is known for inadvertent DDOS attacks. However, the website itself experienced downtime partly thanks to one.
There have been plenty of sites hit with DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks lately. One of the latest hit with such an attack was TorrentFreak.
We’ve been following the news of the DDOS attack on Swedish BitTorrent website The Pirate Bay and Wikileaks. Now, ZeroPaid has finally learned who was behind the attack.
The NDP leadership convention has wrapped up in Canada. While a leader was selected, there was an underlying problem with the voting process itself. Since the CBC apparently did not have the resources to understand what a DDOS attack even was which appears to have been what happened to the NDP voting system, we here […]
What started as a group of people wanting to protest has become an all out war over censorship. After earlier threats were made by Anonymous, it appears as though Anonymous did make good on their threat to target BART.
Earlier today, we reported on the story about the existence of LulzSec and Anonymous scaring an ISP into stalling web censorship. After publication, what happened after certainly wasn’t expected. It seems that what happened is now being called the “LulzSec Effect”.
Earlier this morning, we reported on Th3J35t3r (The Jester) exposing LulzSec member Sabu. LulzSec responded by belittling his efforts to take down Jihadist websites and rewriting one of his scripts.
Every website always faces a possibility of being attacked. It doesn’t matter if it’s obscure, popular, public or private, security is always a game of cat and mouse.