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  • Syrian hackers hijack Obama's tweets

    29.10.2013

    The Syrian Electronic Army has apparently managed to modify tweets from Barack Obama's official Twitter account to include links to a pro-Assad video, as well as compromise the email accounts of eight staff members of the organization that maintains his official website, and Facebook and Twitter accounts.

  • Data visualization of global DDoS attacks

    22.10.2013

    Arbor Networks have collaborated with Google Ideas to create a data visualization that maps global DDoS attacks.

  • Several IT workers among "Operation Payback" indicted suspects

    09.10.2013

    The latest batch of Anonymous hacktivists who took part in the 2010 Operation Payback against copyright organizations, law firms, US politicians, and financial and e-payment organizations, has been indicted last week in Virginia.

  • Avira, AVG, WhatsApp sites defaced by Palestinian hacktivists

    08.10.2013

    The websites of antivirus vendors Avira and AVG, as well as that of popular IM service WhatsApp, have been defaced by Palestinian hackers affiliated with Anonymous that go by the name "KDMS Team".

  • NYT, Twitter, HuffPo sites disrupted by Syrian hacker group

    28.08.2013

    Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army have managed to hijack, deface and / or make unavailable the websites of The New York Times, Huffington Post UK and one of Twitter domains for image serving (twimg.com).




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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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