DDoS attacks

getting pwned

Cloudflare CEO: DDoS Attacks Will Now Be ‘Something You Only Read About In The History Books’

Starting today, Cloudflare is making protection against DDoS attacks free, regardless of how bad they are.
Louise Matsakis
9.25.17
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Website Saw Over 100 DDoS Attacks in Seven Months

In the last year, blacklivesmatter.com has seen a spate of cyber attacks with thousands of zombie machines.
Justin Ling
12.14.16
security

Should the FBI Hack Botnet Victims to Save the Internet?

The internet of things has ushered in a new age of debilitating DDoS attacks. Should the government intervene?
Joseph Cox
10.26.16
News

Hackers Are Using CCTV Cameras to Create Botnet Swarms

Change. Your. Default. Login.
John Wenz
10.24.15
security

The Dark Web Is Becoming a Safe Haven for Malware

Some recent malware is taking advantage of the protections afforded by Tor and I2P.
Joseph Cox
10.20.15
News

Hackers 'Lizard Squad' Just DDoSed the UK's National Crime Agency

Fighting back the best way they know how.
Joseph Cox
9.1.15
uk

Six Suspected Lizard Squad Customers Arrested, 50 Given a Lecture

The National Crime Agency is trying to intervene before young people get into serious hacking.
Joseph Cox
8.28.15
china

The Five-Day Cyber Assault on GitHub Appears to Finally Be Calming Down

After five days of the largest cyberattack in its history, the coding site seems to have won—for now.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.31.15
china

Anti-Censorship Activists in China Are Under ‘Aggressive’ Cyber Attack

The attack on some anti-blocking sites is "an exhibition of censorship by brute force."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.19.15
feminism

Why Trolls Still Love to Hate Feminists

Feminist voices are getting more and more space online, so why do they still have such a huge target on their backs?
Kaleigh Rogers
3.9.15
Features

Did China Order Hackers to Cripple the Hong Kong Protest?

DDoS attacks of an unprecedented scale targeted pro-democracy websites in Hong Kong for months, and the Chinese government is likely to blame.
Thomas Fox-Brewster
11.5.14
ISIS

Hackers Will Leak Syrian Stock Exchange Database Unless Assad Tackles ISIS

A group claims to have provided the Syrian government with locations of Islamic State operatives.
Daniel Stuckey
8.26.14