The FCC Has A Plan To Stop DDoS. And It Wants To Keep It A Secret

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DDoS attacks are troubling everyone and everywhere. So it is about time that the Federal Communications Commission has decided to do something about the rampant increase in the frequency of major DDoS attacks. What’s the FCC’s plan? Well, according to the FCC, the plan will essentially try to prevent future DDoS attacks. Okay. That’s great …

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DDoS Attack That Shook Up The World Came From A Small Number Of Devices.

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Most of you  probably know by now that a massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack took place about two weeks ago which disrupted more than half of America’s internet. What you might not know is that the same massive DDoS attack was actually a result of just 100,000 devices working together to bring about …

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Australian Census Website Suffered Four DDoS Attacks, ABS Revealed

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According to a statement issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, their site crashed due to four consecutive “denial of service” (DDoS) attacks. In a tweet posted on their official Twitter page, ABS revealed that the 2016 online Census form had suffered four DDoS attacks of different levels of severity and nature. The Australian agency …

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LizardStresser Used To Target IoT To Launch DDoS Attacks

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An increasing number of threat actors are taking advantage of Lizard Squad’s LizardStresser botnets for targeting IoT gadgets. Their purpose? For later use in a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The “DDoS for hire” tool created by the group has allowed cybercriminals to assemble botnet armies, with the most recent successfully launched DDoS attacks against …

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Hola browser extension should be deleted, Security researchers

Hola browser extension should be deleted

The reputation disaster for Hole (geo-unblocking application) has extended with a report from Vectra (Cybersecurity Company). Moreover to exposing a console within Hola that enables a hacker to “accomplish almost everything”, Vectra has found that Hola had already been compromised by “bad guys” before reports appeared against the Hola past week. Almost 50 million people …

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Rutgers, American public research university hit by Denial Of Service Attack

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The Rutgers University officials stated on Tuesday that, the computer network of Rutgers University is under cyber-attack and accountable for continuous interruptions in internet services. Rutgers University (American public research university and the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey) states its most recent Internet blackout is from the same sort of “Denial of …

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China’s ‘Great Cannon’ could allow online censors to hack sites globally

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A team of researchers has named a brand new cyber-weapon controlled by the Chinese administration the ‘Great Cannon. ‘The weapon was lately used within an attack on GitHub and GreatFire.org, plus is equipped to concentrating on any computer worldwide collaborating with Chinese sites. Chinese online censors have established an “offensive system” that will make it …

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Lizard Squad Strikes Again with Their Stresser Running on Hacked Routers, Among Others

Lizard Squad Strikes Again

Lizard Squad has been advertising their stresser service for taking down sites through their hacking attacks and bandwidth is obtained through hacked home routers. Lizard Squad continue on their plan to advertise their stresser service, used for taking down sites from minutes to whole hours. They use Internet bandwidth mainly from hacked home routers, without …

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Lizard Squad Member Arrested in the Light of Recent Attacks

Lizard Squad Member Arrested

Lizard Squad member Vinnie Omari has been arrested and released on bail by the British Police. After ongoing DDoS attacks against PS and Xbox, as well as Tor, Lizard Squad is drawing attention and its members are on the spotlight, facing legal consequences. Another member from Finland is investigated by the FBI. Thames Valley Police …

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