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  • How much can a DDoS attack cost your organization?

    29.01.2015

    A DDoS attack on a company’s online resources might cause considerable losses – with average figures ranging from $52,000 to $444,000 depending on the size of the company.

  • Lizard Squad’s DDoS website hacked, unencrypted customer database stolen

    19.01.2015

    The hacker group that calls itself the "Lizard Squad" has received another serious blow: LizardStresser(dot)su, the website where customers go to rent their DDoS service powered by a botnet of mostly home routers, has been hacked by and its customer database stolen by an unknown attacker.

  • Man arrested for Playstation and Xbox attacks

    16.01.2015

    Officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) Cyber Crime Unit, supported by Titan ROCU (North West Regional Organised Crime Unit), have arrested a man as part of an investigation into swatting and computer hacking offenses.

  • 19,000 French websites hit by DDoS, defaced in wake of terror attack

    16.01.2015

    Since the three day terror attack that started in France on January 7 with the attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, 19,000 websites of French-based companies have been targeted by cyber attackers, AP reports.

  • LizardSquad's DDoS service is powered by hacked home routers

    12.01.2015

    When the Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox Live gaming networks went down over Christmas and were kept offline for several days afterwards, the hacker collective that calls themselves LizardSquad took responsibility for the DDoS attack.




Spotlight

Black hole routing: Not a silver bullet for DDoS protection

As ISPs, hosting providers and online enterprises around the world continue suffering the effects of DDoS attacks, often the discussions that follow are, “What is the best way to defend our networks and our customers against an attack?”


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