Hackers threaten to DDoS Xbox Live and PSN on Christmas
A group of hackers that recently took down Tumblr have threatened to attack gamers next. The group called R.I.U. Star Patrol has said that the ......
China's Xiongmai confirms its products were involved in massive DDoS attack that hit U.S. last week
Chinese tech company Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology has confirmed that its products were involved in the massive DDoS attack that took down major sites in the U.S. on Friday.
Six teens released on bail after using cyber attack software
Six teenagers in the UK have been released on bail after being accused of using the Lizard Squad's cyberattack tool to take down multiple sites and services.
Merry Christmas: Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network are both down
A group of hackers calling themselves the 'Lizard Squad' have taken down both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network today, denying gamers access to multiplayer gaming and other online downloads.ˇ
DDoS attack on Sony has taken down the PlayStation Network, Sony still working on it
The Sony PlayStation Network remains down thanks to a DDoS attack earlier this morning.
Evernote and Feed.ly servers were hit by DDoS attacks as criminals tried to extort money
Earlier this week, popular notetaking app Evernote, and RSS feed service Feed.ly were taken down by multi-hour DDoS attacks.
DDoS attack brings a brief outage to AfterDawn
A part of the AfterDawn network was unreachable for 1-2 hours this morning (around 10:00 AM Eastern Time, 15:00 GMT). The outage was caused ......
[UPDATED] Dropbox was taken down by hackers last night, back up now
Late last night, the website for Dropbox was taken down, potentially by hackers, although it is back up now.
Dutchman arrested in Spain over attack that 'broke the Internet'
Anti-Spamhaus group supposedly behind attack
Android malware using Google Play Store icon to trick users
A new Android trojan has been found that causes infected devices to be used for spamming text message purposes and even DDoS attacks. The ......
GoDaddy allowing rival VeriSign to host DNS servers
GoDaddy, hit by a day-long DNS outage that has affected thousands of customers, is now letting its rival VeriSign do the hosting. This afternoon, ......
American sentenced to jail for selling access to botnets
The US DOJ has announced today that Arizona man Joshua Schichtel has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling access to botnets as ......
WikiLeaks supporters knock out Swedish gov sites
The websites of the Swedish government, their armed forces and the Swedish Institute were all temporarily knocked out today by large DDoS attacks. ......
WikiLeaks returns to action after DDoS attack
WikiLeaks.org returned to action today after being down for over a week due to a giant DDoS attack. Thanks to the help of Web security company ......
'Anonymous' DDoS software contained trojan
The hacktivist collective known as Anonymous was hit with a "taste of its own medicine," says security software company Symantec. Anonymous ......
Vengeful hacker sentenced to two years in prison
Bruce Raisley of Kansas City, Missouri has been sentenced to two years of prison this week after being convicted of creating a virus that infected ......
WikiLeaks was homeless for a bit
Wikileaks, the group behind recent leaks of sensitive data, found itself homeless today for a few hours, after Amazon pulled its hosting services. ......