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Partnering with Valve's network lowers lag & DDOS attacks
Hosting on Valves network now comes with an improvement in ping time and protection against DDOS attacks.
Alleged DDOS attack wipes almost $2,000 off Bitcoin price
BTC now trying to stablize around $9,500.
PSN and Xbox LIVE hacker imprisoned for two years
Adam Mudd, creator of the infamous Titanium Stresser DDoS tool, has been caught and faces two years of imprisonment.
Huge cyber attack involved 10s of millions IP addresses
According to DownDetector's outage map, the DDoS attack primarily targeted US users.
Major cyber attack knocks out popular websites
The DDoS attack began this morning, but the service was restored around 9:30 AM ET. However, around noon, another attack began.
State of the Internet says DDoS attacks are up 149% compared to Q3
The State of the Internet report from Akamai shows a huge increase in DDoS activity compared to last quarter, mostly targeting gaming.
Xbox Live still experience widespread issues with purchasing content
Xbox Live services seem to be down once again, with certain limitations on downloading and purchasing content. The issues are being looked into.
26k WordPress sites attacked with a clever layer 7 DDoS attack
Massive layer 7 DDoS attack effected 26,000 different WordPress websites, leveraging the pingback feature with nearly 20,000 HTTPS requests per second.
Skype hides your IP address, to help you from yourself
Microsoft updated their Skype apps to better protect your privacy by now hiding your IP address if someone went looking for it.
Sony extending PS Plus subscriptions in response to outages
Sony is now sending out emails compensating users for the downtime experienced during the PSN outage last month.
EA servers are down, the DDoSing starts early this year
EA's servers, including origin, are currently down, and logging in might be a tad difficult. This might be a holiday tradition.
Six people busted for using Lizard Squad's custom DDoS tool
Six people arrested for using the Lizard Squad DDoS tool.
DARPA interested in helping develop DDoS protection systems
DARPA researching methods to fend off DDoS cyberattacks.
Not looking forward to standardized testing? DDoS the school instead
High school student launches DDoS attack against his own school.
Akamai: Hackers changing tactics, as number of DDoS attacks increase
Hackers adjusting their DDoS attack patterns to avoid detection, cause chaos.
DDoS attacks once again ruin an online CS:GO tournament match
Another great CS:GO match has yet again been ruined by childish DDoS attacks.
Chinese hackers blamed in recent GitHub DDoS cyberattack siege
GitHub faced a DDoS cyberattack that lasted more than four days, and it looks like Chinese hackers could be to blame.
Anonymous to BBC: Bring back Clarkson, threatens DDoS attack
Anonymous takes on the BBC, promises a DDoS attack if Clarkson isn't reinstated.
DDoS-for-hire cyberattacks are effective and cost-effective
DDoS-for-hire is a growing business for cybercriminals, and continues to prove effective.
After data breaches, companies still nonchalant about cybersecurity
The number of major data breaches may be rising, but many companies are still rather nonchalant about cybersecurity.
Politics could get in the way of improved US national cybersecurity
There is a high demand for cybersecurity in the United States, but some are worried politics could get in the way.
Report: More than 1,500 international data breaches in 2014
There were at least 1,500 global data breaches in 2014, according to report.
Government: Japan endured 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014 alone
The Japanese government, companies and users endured 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014 alone.
Nexusguard: Expect DDoS cyberattacks aimed at the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) sector is growing, but so will cyberattacks aimed for the surprisingly soft target.
Report: Single DDoS attack could cost an organization $400,000
Report indicates a single DDoS attack could cost an enterprise more than $400,000.
Cyberattacks expanding, with hacktivists, others enjoying DDoS attacks
Hacktivists and gamers largely increasing number of cyberattacks against targets, new reports indicate.
Lizard Squad says it wasn't hacked, distributed customer data
The Lizard Squad says it wasn't hacked, and someone intentionally released customer passwords for its DDoS service.
Lizard Squad's DDoS attack service hacked, as pressure mounts
The Lizard Squad wants customers to pay to use its DDoS attack service - but it was recently hacked.
Police make arrest in PlayStation and Xbox Live attacks
UK police arrest a man involved in the DDoS attacks on PlayStation and Xbox Live.
Cybercriminal underground allows for custom modes of future attacks
The cybercriminal black market is open for interested buyers to meet criminals hoping to pitch their products.
Anonymous plans to retaliate against Islamic groups for terror attack
The Anonymous hacker group plans to target Islamic extremist groups connected with the terror attacks in France, group publicly states.
Sony offers store discount, PSN extension after holiday downtime
Sony will try to make it up to gamers following a rough Christmas, after the Lizard Squad dropped the PlayStation Network.
FBI confirms it is investigating Lizard Squad for DDoS attacks
The FBI is currently investigating the Lizard Squad for bringing down Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network over Christmas.
Can you log onto Xbox Live? Connectivity issues seemingly reappear
Can you log onto Xbox Live? It looks like the service is having problems again.
Lizard Squad stop DDoS of PSN and Xbox Live thanks to Kim Dotcom
Kim Dotcom comes to the rescue of PSN and XBOX Live, offering their DDoS'ers a hefty bribe to wean off the attack.
Despite Kim Dotcom intervention, gaming networks still struggling
Even though Kim Dotcom stepped up to work with the Lizard Squad to end the Xbox Live, PlayStation Network siege, struggles continue into second day.
Internet in North Korea bounced offline due to suspected DDoS
Pres. Obama considers what to do with North Korea, but it appears someone has beaten him to the punch.
Amazon denies Sony is using its AWS to launch DDoS cyberattacks
Amazon denies its AWS service is being used by Sony to launch cyberattacks.
Sony takes a page from hackers, attacking sites hosting its movies
Sony is reportedly using the Amazon Web Services to launch DDoS attacks against websites suspected of hosting stolen movies.
World of Warcraft is experiencing further network issues
Blizzard are experiencing issues once again with their servers.
Xbox Live down, with suspected DDoS cyberattack to blame
Xbox 360 and Xbox One gamers had trouble connecting to Xbox Live, which was reportedly brought down by a cyberattack.
Blizzard's Battle.net servers are experiencing major lag issues
Blizzard are experiencing major server issues accross the board.
Verisign: DDoS attacks grew in size and sophistication during Q3
Verisign report indicates DDoS attacks are growing in size and sophistication.
World of Warcraft servers targeted by DDoS, causing serious headaches
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor North American gamers were met by a DDoS attack.
EU practices cyberattack response ability during recent 24-hour event
Cyberattack simulation event in the EU hopes to give companies a better ability to attack real-world cyberthreats.
First half of 2014 saw a tremendous amount of DDoS attacks
New report indicates a spike in DDoS attacks, and it's even more worrisome because of the faster broadband connections many homes and businesses rely on.
Akamai: DDoS traffic down, while China still launches most attacks
Akamai notes DDoS attacks dropped during Q1 2014, but companies understand it's still important to try to defend against the cyberattacks.
US companies facing DDoS attacks that prove to be very effective
Cybercriminals launching DDoS attacks against companies are increasingly successful, and the number of attacks continues to rise.
Company shows global cyberattacks in real-time per hour
The United States endures a large amount of cyberattacks, with a new real-time map showing the attacks, courtesy of Norse.