Bitfinex, the world’s largest US dollar-based Bitcoin exchange, is still suffering from the effects of a DDoS attack on its systems earlier this week, rendering IOTA deposits unavailable for users. The exchange first tweeted it was under attack on Tuesday,
Europol on Monday announced that 34 arrests were made as part of an operation targeting users of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber-attack tools. The operation was conducted between December 5 and 9, 2016, and received cooperation from law enforcement
SAN FRANCISCO — At least two successive waves of online attacks blocked multiple major websites Friday, at times making it impossible for many users on the East Coast to access Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Tumblr and Reddit. The first attacks
With rapidly growing Internet of Thing (IoT) devices, they have become a much more attractive target for cybercriminals. Just recently we saw a record-breaking Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against the France-based hosting provider OVH that reached over one
Do you know — Your Smart Devices may have inadvertently participated in a record-breaking largest cyber attack that Internet has just witnessed. If you own a smart device like Internet-connected televisions, cars, refrigerators or thermostats, you might already be part
Justice isn’t raining from the sky for once, and it’s not because I shot Pharah with Ana’s sleeper dart. Blizzard’s Battle.net servers are experiencing issues once again that are keeping players offline. This is the third time Battle.net has gone
A ‘booter’ service designed to simplify DDoS attacks has been hacked and the details of its paying customers revealed, it has emerged. Researcher Brian Krebs revealed the news in a blog post, claiming the vDOS tool had made its Israeli
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise, even as attack volume falls. Total DDoS attacks increased 129 percent in Q2 2016 from Q2 2015, and during the second quarter, Akamai mitigated a total of 4,919 DDoS attacks.