Telegram CEO says the reason behind the unrest in Hong Kong is because of cyber attack initiated from China.
In 2017, we saw massive DDoS attacks using hundreds of thousands of compromised IoT devices in people's homes and workplaces to generate traffic.
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.
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.
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.
According to experts, the CERT-In website was down due to a distributed denial of service or DDoS attack.
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.
The central banks of Indonesia and South Korea have been hit by cyber attacks on their public websites since activist hacking group Anonymous pledged last month to target banks across the world, senior officials in the two countries told Reuters.
If a Verisign report about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is to be believed then they are now frequent and bigger than ever before.
"However, it is a reflection of India emerging as a hotbed to launch these attacks, potentially because of the low cyber security awareness, lack of adequate security practices and infrastructure," he said.
In Q2 2014, the average attack bandwidth was up 72 percent from the same quarter in 2013, and moreover average peak bandwidth increased by staggering 241 percent.
E-Commerce and financial services companies to be hit by increasingly sophisticated attacks and attackers in 2013, warns Gartner.
A 35-year-old Dutch man has been arrested in Barcelona by Spanish police over last month's massive cyber attack which disrupted global internet services...