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

Akamai Announces Next Generation DDoS Defense Platform

Upgrade boosts Akamai's dedicated mitigation capacity by 100% and enhances attack fighting capabilities for increasingly sophisticated DDoS threats.
25 October 2022

Microsoft is looking to keep your SMB safe from DDoS attacks

New DDoS protection tool designed for SMBs launches in public preview, in select regions
20 October 2022

Microsoft announces enterprise DDoS protection for SMBs

Microsoft announced today the availability of Azure DDoS IP Protection in public preview, a new and fully managed DDoS Protection pay-per-protected IP model offering tailored to small and midsize businesses (SMBs). [...]
19 October 2022

Pro-Russia Hackers DDoS Bulgarian Government

Killnet reportedly claims responsibility once again
18 October 2022

Minecraft server hit with record-breaking DDoS attack

A Mirai variant was used in an attack that exceeded 2.5 Tbps.
14 October 2022

Nexusguard Research Shows Total Number of DDoS Attacks Increased during First Half of 2022 While Maximum Attack Size Decreased Compared to Second Half of 2021

Nexusguard DDoS Statistical Report reveals key attack observations and analysis from the first half of 2022.
13 October 2022

Russian DDoS attack project pays contributors for more firepower

A pro-Russian group created a crowdsourced project called 'DDOSIA' that pays volunteers launching distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks against western entities. [...]
13 October 2022

Cloudflare mitigated record DDoS attack against Minecraft server

Wynncraft, one of the largest Minecraft servers, was recently hit by a 2.5 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. [...]
13 October 2022

DDoS is fast becoming a potent weapon for cybercriminals

Telecoms, entertainment, and fintech industries were the worst hit, due to Covid-19 and the Russian invasion.
13 October 2022

US airports are being hit by DDoS attacks from Russia

Some websites are still offline, but flights are unaffected.
11 October 2022

Pro-Russian Group KillNet Claims Responsibility for 14 US Airport DDoS Attacks

The websites of several major US airports were disrupted on October 10, 2022
11 October 2022

US airports' sites taken down in DDoS attacks by pro-Russian hackers

The pro-Russian hacktivist group 'KillNet' is claiming large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the websites of several major airports in the U.S., making them unaccessible. [...]
10 October 2022

US airports taken down in DDoS attacks by pro-Russian hackers

The pro-Russian hacktivist group 'KillNet' has carried out large-scale DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks against several U.S. airports' websites, taking many of them offline. [...]
10 October 2022

Overwatch 2 launch plagued by long queues and DDoS attacks

Players have found themselves waiting hours to get in Overwatch 2.
05 October 2022

Blizzard says 'mass DDoS' attack stopped users from playing Overwatch 2

The first hours of Overwatch 2 weren't exactly fun, with many players unable to connect to servers.
05 October 2022

DDoS attacks get smaller -- but there are more of them

The amount of DDoS attacks increased by 75.6 percent compared to the second half of 2021, but the average (0.59 Gbps) and maximum (232.0 Gbps) attack sizes each decreased by 56 percent and 66.8 percent, respectively. New research from Nexusguard shows that single-vector attacks represented 85 percent of all attacks globally in the first half of this year. Of these User Datagram Protocol (UDP) attacks accounted for 39.6 percent, an increase of 77.5 percent from the first half of 2021, the remainder being HTTPS flood attacks. For the first time Nexusguard's report looks at the geographic distribution of attacks. Nearly… [Continue Reading]
04 October 2022

A new dangerous malware is turning Windows and Linux devices into DDoS tools

Chaos botnet has already spread from the Americas to Asia-Pacific.
29 September 2022

Chaos IoT malware taps Go language to harvest Windows, Linux for DDoS attacks

Cybercriminals are using Google's Go programming language to target connected devices.
29 September 2022