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BJP's official website comes under DDoS attack, goes offline; Congress' Divya Spandana mocks hack
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BJP's official website comes under DDoS attack, goes offline; Congress' Divya Spandana mocks hack

The website, www.bjp.org, was down on Tuesday morning and a webpage with a message saying Error 522 showed up in its place. Some Twitter users also flagged the same on social media.

Year-end shopping spree: Spend your money, not information
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Year-end shopping spree: Spend your money, not information

Last year, UK consumers spent over £1.2 billion on Black Friday shopping alone; over the whole week period, it is thought to be more than £6 billion.

Hackers take down Danish supermarket chain's websites at the launch of Black Friday sales campaign
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Hackers take down Danish supermarket chain's websites at the launch of Black Friday sales campaign

It also runs Netto discount retail shops in Germany, Poland and Sweden. Netto was not affected by the cyber attack.

The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017
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The number of DDoS attacks declined by 55 percent globally in the second quarter of 2017

According to the global Internet security firm Verisign, the average attack peak size also decreased by 81 percent in the quarter.

Android devices used for DDoS attack through WireX botnet targeting CDNs
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Android devices used for DDoS attack through WireX botnet targeting CDNs

The 'WireX' botnet comprises primarily Android devices running malicious applications and is designed to create a denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

Hackers threaten seven major South Korean banks of a cyber attack, ask for ransom
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Hackers threaten seven major South Korean banks of a cyber attack, ask for ransom

A hacker group has threatened a cyber attack against seven major South Korean banks if they do not pay 360 million won ($315,000) in the virtual currency bitcoin.

VeriSign says first quarter of 2017 saw a decline in DDoS attacks
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VeriSign says first quarter of 2017 saw a decline in DDoS attacks

Although, the first quarter of 2017 saw a 23 per cent decrease in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, the average peak attack size increased 26 per cent compared to the previous quarter, a new report revealed on Wednesday.

FCC website crashes after John Oliver urges viewers to comment opposing reversal of net neutrality
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FCC website crashes after John Oliver urges viewers to comment opposing reversal of net neutrality

FCC said Monday that its website was hit by deliberate denial of service attacks after it was criticized by comedian John Oliver for its plan to reverse "net neutrality" rules.

Hajime botnet has infected almost 300,000 IoT devices, ready for large scale DDoS attack
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Hajime botnet has infected almost 300,000 IoT devices, ready for large scale DDoS attack

'Hajime', meaning 'beginning' in Japanese, was identified by Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab.

IoT devices worldwide could be infected with mysterious 'Hajime' malware
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IoT devices worldwide could be infected with mysterious 'Hajime' malware

A new mysterious malware that builds a vast peer-to-peer botnet to infect the Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide has been identified with almost 300,000 devices under its control, ready to perform a large-scale DDoS attack.

Interpol discovers about 9,000 infected servers in South-East Asia used for DDoS attacks and spreading spam
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Interpol discovers about 9,000 infected servers in South-East Asia used for DDoS attacks and spreading spam

An anti-cybercrime operation by Interpol and investigators from seven south-east Asian nations revealed nearly 9,000 malware-laden servers.

CERT-In website was down for 3 hours says report; Director General denies the claim
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CERT-In website was down for 3 hours says report; Director General denies the claim

According to experts, the CERT-In website was down due to a distributed denial of service or DDoS attack.

IoT devices will be a prime target for Cybercriminals in 2017
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IoT devices will be a prime target for Cybercriminals in 2017

Cybercriminals will use distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in 2017 to extend their reach as there are now several Internet of Things (IoT) devices containing outdated codes and operating with well known vulnerabilities, a global security firm warned on Monday.

US files a lawsuit against D-Link for failing to secure its routers and security cams from hackers
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US files a lawsuit against D-Link for failing to secure its routers and security cams from hackers

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against D-Link Corp on Thursday, accusing the Taiwan-based manufacturer of failing to take reasonable steps to protect its routers and internet-linked security cameras from hackers.

TAC Security receives 50 cases of hacking in one month after demonetisation
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TAC Security receives 50 cases of hacking in one month after demonetisation

Following the November 8 demonetisation, cyber security solutions provider TAC Security received more than 50 hacking incidents in a month's time, the company revealed on Tuesday.

Indian-origin student charged with carrying out DDoS attacks in the US
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Indian-origin student charged with carrying out DDoS attacks in the US

An Indian-origin student was arrested after a operation to crackdown on young hackers has been charged with carrying out cyber attacks on a chat site.

DDoS attacks are often complex and hard to predict, says VeriSign
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DDoS attacks are often complex and hard to predict, says VeriSign

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks continue to be complex and unpredictable, making them more challenging for companies to mitigate, global domain and internet service provider VeriSign said on Wednesday.

IoT Zombies are eating the Internet
Biztech

IoT Zombies are eating the Internet

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have always been a problem for popular hosted sites, but the ones from the last few weeks are different.

Cyber attacks hit Singapore telecom service provider StarHub
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Cyber attacks hit Singapore telecom service provider StarHub

Singaporean telecoms service provider StarHub Ltd said intentional cyber attacks had caused internet connection disruption for some of its home broadband customers on Oct. 22 and Oct. 24.

Hangzhou Xiongmai, Chinese manufacturer to recall up to 10,000 webcams after recent cyber attack
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Hangzhou Xiongmai, Chinese manufacturer to recall up to 10,000 webcams after recent cyber attack

Up to 10,000 webcams will be recalled in the aftermath of a cyber attack that blocked access last week to some of the world's biggest websites, Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co told Reuters on Tuesday.