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Telegram gets hit by major distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack
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Telegram gets hit by major distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack

Telegram CEO says the reason behind the unrest in Hong Kong is because of cyber attack initiated from China.

Cybercriminals can use AI and Machine Learning to exploit network vulnerabilities says Symantec
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Cybercriminals can use AI and Machine Learning to exploit network vulnerabilities says Symantec

In 2017, we saw massive DDoS attacks using hundreds of thousands of compromised IoT devices in people's homes and workplaces to generate traffic.

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.

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.

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.

Are you a victim of DDoS attacks?
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Are you a victim of DDoS attacks?

The latest DDoS attacks are much more difficult to detect than ever before. If you are a victim of DDoS attacks, you should be aware of these 7 myths on DDoS to help you be better prepared

No losses as Indonesia and S.Korea c.bank websites hit by cyber attacks
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No losses as Indonesia and S.Korea c.bank websites hit by cyber attacks

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.

Every industry is at an increased risk of DDoS attacks: Verisign report
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Every industry is at an increased risk of DDoS attacks: Verisign report

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.

26% of DDoS attacks this year originated from India: Symantec
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26% of DDoS attacks this year originated from India: Symantec

"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.

DDoS attacks remain high in Q2: 241% increase in avg peak bandwidth reported
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DDoS attacks remain high in Q2: 241% increase in avg peak bandwidth reported

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.

Gartner's Solutions For Firms At Risk Of Attack In 2013
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Gartner's Solutions For Firms At Risk Of Attack In 2013

E-Commerce and financial services companies to be hit by increasingly sophisticated attacks and attackers in 2013, warns Gartner.

Dutch man arrested in connection with cyber attack on Spamhaus
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Dutch man arrested in connection with cyber attack on Spamhaus

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...

Dodge The DDoS Bullet: How And Why
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Dodge The DDoS Bullet: How And Why

Businesses need to be aware and take proactive steps to prevent becoming the next victim and headline of a DDoS attack.