Tor and I2P networks hit by wave of ongoing DDoS attacks

If you've been experiencing Tor network connectivity and performance issues lately, you're not the only one since many others have had issues with onion sites loading slower or not loading at all. [...]
08 February 2023

New DDoS-as-a-Service platform used in recent attacks on hospitals

A new DDoS-as-a-Service (DDoSaaS) platform named 'Passion' was seen used in recent attacks by pro-Russian hacktivists against medical institutions in the United States and Europe. [...]
01 February 2023

DDoS attacks against financial firms and banks sees huge rise

Attacks significantly up in Europe, where almost half of all DDoS incidents targeted financial institutions.
01 February 2023

Killnet Attackers DDoS US and Dutch Hospitals

Retaliatory Russian attacks latest response to geopolitical moves
31 January 2023

German Government, Airports, Banks Hit With Killnet DDoS Attacks

German Government, Airports, Banks Hit With Killnet DDoS Attacks After Berlin pledged tanks for Ukraine, some German websites were knocked offline temporarily by Killnet DDoS attacks.
26 January 2023

Russian firms are being bombarded with DDoS attacks

Rostelcom complains some 600 companies suffered DDoS attacks in 2022, as the conflict with Ukraine escalated.
24 January 2023

Record-Breaking Year for DDoS Attacks Targeting Russia

ISP Rostelecom says longest attack lasted three months
24 January 2023

Russia’s largest ISP says 2022 broke all DDoS attack records

Russia's largest internet service provider Rostelecom says 2022 was a record year for Distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) targeting organizations in the country. [...]
23 January 2023

Big Prizes, Cash on Offer for Joining 'DDosia' Anti-Ukraine Cyberattack Project

Big Prizes, Cash on Offer for Joining 'DDosia' Anti-Ukraine Cyberattack Project Russia's NoName057(16) group offers incentives and prizes via Telegram channel for "heroes" to mount attacks against targets within Ukraine and pro-Ukrainian countries.
12 January 2023

Multiple Danish Banks Disrupted By DDoS Cyber-Attack

The attack also affected IT financial industry solutions developer Bankdata
11 January 2023

Serbia Slammed With DDoS Attacks

Serbia Slammed With DDoS Attacks The Serbian government reports that it staved off five attacks aimed at crippling Serbian infrastructure.
09 January 2023

This new Linux malware floods machines with cryptominers and DDoS bots

Linux machines targeted with XMRig malware and being turned into DDoS bots.
06 January 2023

New SHC-compiled Linux malware installs cryptominers, DDoS bots

A new Linux malware downloader created using SHC (Shell Script Compiler) has been spotted in the wild, infecting systems with Monero cryptocurrency miners and DDoS IRC bots. [...]
04 January 2023

War and Geopolitical Conflict: The New Battleground for DDoS Attacks

War and Geopolitical Conflict: The New Battleground for DDoS Attacks The effectiveness of attacks largely depends on organizations' distributed denial-of-service defenses.
30 December 2022

Zerobot Adds Brute Force, DDoS to Its IoT Attack Arsenal

Zerobot Adds Brute Force, DDoS to Its IoT Attack Arsenal Threat actors continue to evolve the malicious botnet, which has also added a list of new vulnerabilities it can use to target devices.
22 December 2022

How AI/ML Can Thwart DDoS Attacks

How AI/ML Can Thwart DDoS Attacks When properly designed and trained, artificial intelligence and machine learning can help improve the accuracy of DDoS detection and mitigation.
20 December 2022

Microsoft uncovers DDoS campaign targeting Minecraft servers

A simple technique is capable of bringing down “half the world’s” Minecraft servers, Microsoft says.
16 December 2022

Microsoft warns of new Minecraft DDoS malware infecting Windows, Linux

A new cross-platform malware botnet named 'MCCrash' is infecting Windows, Linux, and IoT devices to conduct distributed denial of service attacks on Minecraft servers. [...]
16 December 2022

DDoS Attack Platforms Shut Down in Global Law Enforcement Operation

DDoS Attack Platforms Shut Down in Global Law Enforcement Operation Sweeping operation took down around 50 popular DDoS platforms, just one of which was used in 30M attacks, Europol says.
15 December 2022

How Gcore uses regular expressions to block DDoS attacks

In DDoS Protection, Gcore uses the bundle of XDP and regular expressions (regex). This article will explain why Gcore started using this solution (regex in XDP) and how they bound them via a third-party engine and API development. [...]
15 December 2022