Archive for the ‘DDoS Attacks’ Category

Legislation Proposed to Secure Connected IoT Devices

August 1st, 2017

Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would mandate stringent security for connected devices sold to the federal government.

Posted in Bruce Schneier, DDoS Attacks, Dyn, Government, IoT, IoT botnet, Mark Warner, OVH, Ron Wyden, vulnerabilities | Comments (0)

IoT Botnet Uses HTTP Traffic to DDoS Targets

October 11th, 2016

The IoT botnet behind the some of the largest publicly recorded DDoS attacks is flooding its targets with HTTP traffic in Layer 7 attacks.

Posted in CloudFlare, DDoS Attacks, DNS amplification attack, http flood, Internet of things, IoT, IoT botnet, SYN Flood, vulnerabilities, Web Security | Comments (0)

GitHub Again Hit by DDoS Cyberattack

August 26th, 2015

Github – the popular code sharing website used by programmers to collaborate on software development – again became a victim of a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Tuesday morning.

The attack came just a few months after the popular code repository website GitHub suffered a massive DDoS attack, which was linked to China.

Also Read: China Using A Powerful ‘Great Cannon’

Posted in Chinese Hackers, ddos attack tool, DDoS Attacks, GitHub, Great Firewall of China, hacking news, the great cannon | Comments (0)