DDoS News


Russia's VTB Bank Suffers its Biggest Ever DDoS

Ukraine suspected of attack on state-owned lender
07 December 2022

Massive DDoS attack takes Russia’s second-largest bank VTB offline

Russia's second-largest financial institution VTB Bank says it is facing the worse cyberattack in its history after its website and mobile apps were taken offline due to an ongoing DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. [...]
06 December 2022

Massive DDoS attack takes down Russia’s second-largest bank VTB

Russia's second-largest financial institution VTB Bank says it is facing the worse cyberattack in its history after its website and mobile apps were taken offline due to an ongoing DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. [...]
06 December 2022

Concern Over DDoS Attacks Falls Despite Rise in Incidents

Concern Over DDoS Attacks Falls Despite Rise in Incidents Almost a third of respondents in Fastly's Fight Fire with Fire survey view data breaches and data loss as the biggest cybersecurity threat.
02 December 2022

Cybersecurity researchers take down DDoS botnet by accident

While analyzing its capabilities, Akamai researchers have accidentally taken down a cryptomining botnet that was also used for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. [...]
30 November 2022

Killnet Gloats About DDoS Attacks Downing Starlink, White House

Killnet Gloats About DDoS Attacks Downing Starlink, White House Elon Musk-owned Starlink, WhiteHouse.gov, and the Prince of Wales were targeted by Killnet in apparent retaliation for its support of Ukraine.
29 November 2022

Hackers take down EU Parliament site in apparent DDoS attack

Pro-Russian attackers retaliate to EU Parliament's call for further isolation of their country.
24 November 2022

Russian DDoS Briefly Downs European Parliament Site

Parliament had declared Russia a state-sponsor of terrorism
24 November 2022

Pro-Russian hacktivists take down EU Parliament site in DDoS attack

The website of the European Parliament has been taken down following a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack claimed by a pro-Russia group of hacktivists calling themselves Anonymous Russia. [...]
23 November 2022

Azure will now protect SMBs from DDoS attacks

Microsoft has released a new SKU for Azure DDoS Protection, specifically tailored for the needs of SMBs.
22 November 2022

Updated RapperBot malware targets game servers in DDoS attacks

The Mirai-based botnet 'RapperBot' has re-emerged via a new campaign that infects IoT devices for DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks against game servers. [...]
16 November 2022

Botnets, Trojans, DDoS From Ukraine and Russia Have Increased Since Invasion

The news comes from a report by Top10VPN and is based on data by the Shadowserver Foundation
16 November 2022

Evasive KmsdBot Cryptominer/DDoS Bot Targets Gaming, Enterprises

Evasive KmsdBot Cryptominer/DDoS Bot Targets Gaming, Enterprises KmsdBot takes advantage of SSH connections with weak login credentials to mine currency and deplete network resources, as it gains a foothold on enterprise systems.
10 November 2022

The FBI says Russian hacktivists are only seeing 'limited' success with DDoS attacks

These attacks have been more of a nuisance than an actual threat, the FBI claims.
08 November 2022

FBI: Hacktivist DDoS attacks had minor impact on critical orgs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said on Friday that distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks coordinated by hacktivist groups have little to no impact. [...]
04 November 2022

DDoS Cyberscore: US Treasury: 1, Killnet: 0

DDoS Cyberscore: US Treasury: 1, Killnet: 0 An official just revealed the US Department of Treasury was able to fend off a Killnet DDoS attack last month.
03 November 2022

CISA, FBI, MS-ISAC Publish Guidelines For Federal Agencies on DDoS Attacks

The guidance is for network defenders and leaders to understand and respond to DDoS attacks
31 October 2022

These Microsoft servers are helping fuel massive DDoS attacks

Thousands of servers all over the world abused to serve as data amplifiers, genering tons of DDoS traffic.
31 October 2022

FBI and CISA: Here's what you need to know about DDoS attacks

Agencies say guidance will help organisations to understand and respond to DDoS attacks.
31 October 2022

Fodcha DDoS botnet reaches 1Tbps in power, injects ransoms in packets

A new version of the Fodcha DDoS botnet has emerged, featuring ransom demands embedded in packets and new features to evade detection of its infrastructure. [...]
27 October 2022