Denial of Service DoS Attack Prevention Detection and Analysis
- November 14, 2016
Researchers claim 'BlackNurse,' a low-volume ICMP denial-of-service attack, can allow a laptop to bring down routers and firewalls with as little as 4 Mbps of malicious packets.
- November 01, 2016
A new nematode worm proof of concept could help the internet avoid the next massive Mirai IoT botnet DDoS attack, but experts are unsure of the legality of the option.
- August 09, 2016
Black Hat: New research finds DDoS DNS amplification attacks are more likely to use SSDP than NTP and DDoS attacks may generally be smaller than reported.
- July 22, 2016
A DNS DDoS attack hit the Library of Congress, disrupting various Library services and websites for three days before IT staff was able to restore normal functionality.
- May 01, 2015
News roundup: Many believe the government should help avert cybersecurity woes, yet two House-approved cybersecurity bills are frowned upon. Plus: DDoS increase linked to IoT; Google password alert; 70% put networks at risk with undocumented changes.
- April 02, 2015
Security experts say the largest DDoS attack in GitHub history, which lasted five days, was the work of the Chinese government.
- December 12, 2014
News roundup: Amid a devastating breach incident Sony Pictures is fighting back, raising legal and ethical questions. Plus: A big week in security acquisitions; Comcast sued over open Wi-Fi; and Yahoo announces vulnerability disclosure policy.
- November 21, 2014
New research shows that average DDoS attacks are growing larger and more prevalent as attackers have moved to exploit SSDP, the latest protocol to be abused for its amplification factor.
- February 12, 2014
CloudFlare says a huge new DDoS attack targeting NTP hit speeds of nearly 400 Gbps. The company's CEO warns more such attacks are imminent.
- June 21, 2012
Hacktivist group UGNazi says it caused multiple Twitter outages Thursday. Update: Twitter says a "cascading bug" was to blame.
- August 31, 2011
Apache has released an updated version of its Web server to address a DDoS vulnerability, for which exploit tools have been found in the wild.