Arbor Networks have collaborated with Google Ideas to create a data visualization that maps global DDoS attacks.
Arbor Networks released data on global DDoS attack trends for the first three quarters of 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.
Following the massive DDoS attack against anti-spam outfit Spamhaus earlier this year, a 35-year-old Dutch citizen believed to be Sven Kamphuis, the owner and manager of Dutch hosting firm Cyberbunker, was arrested in Spain because he was suspected of having participated in the attack.
When, in late August, China's Domain Name Service was targeted by a huge DDoS attack which ultimately lead to many websites being completely inaccessible for a period of time, the questions everybody wanted answered were: who did it, and why? According to the latest information made public by Wang Minghua, an operator with the National Computer Network Emergency Response Coordination Centre of China (CNCERT/CC), the attack seems to have been tied to by a single, amateur hacker from Qingdao in the Shandong province.
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