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  • GCHQ DoSed Anonymous' IRC server

    05.02.2014

    British spy agency GCHQ has used Denial of Service attacks against Anonymous, in order to disrupt their communications, their activities, and to lead members of the loosely tied collective away from participating in the DDoS attacks aimed at governments and companies, NBC reported.

  • 13 Anonymous hackers plead guilty to PayPal DDoS attack

    09.12.2013

    Thirteen defendants pleaded guilty in federal court in San Jose on Friday to charges related to their involvement in the cyber-attack of PayPal’s website as part of the group Anonymous.

  • Wisconsin man sentenced for DDoS attack against Koch Industries

    03.12.2013

    A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to two years federal probation and ordered to pay restitution for taking part in a 2011 DDoS attack mounted against the official website of Koch Industries by the Anonymous hacker collective.

  • Lessons learned from Anonymous and Operation Last Resort

    29.11.2013

    Activists that have links to Anonymous were able to gain access to U.S.

  • Anonymous hacker sentenced to 10 years in prison

    18.11.2013

    Jeremy Hammond (aka "Anarchaos"), the Anonymous hacker that earlier this year pleaded guilty to conspiracy and hacking charges regarding the much publicized breach of Strategic Forecasting (“Stratfor”), has been sentenced to spend 10 years in jail.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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