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Understanding the motives in attacks

Reading a recent story about the sentencing of a UK teen for carrying out a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on an online casino, we were reminded of how important it is to understand and scope all of the motivations for carrying out cyber attacks. noch 110 Wörter

Six Alleged Users of LizardStresser DDoS Service Arrested in UK

Six individuals have been arrested by British law enforcement as part of an operation targeting those who have used the Lizard Squad’s LizardStresser distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) tool. noch 372 Wörter

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Collaborative peer-to-peer network to fight DDoS

Over the past few years most of us have experienced distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. While these attacks are quite destructive for the target it also has significant impact on the upstream providers of the target. noch 351 Wörter


Denial of Service Attack Affects ADM

We recently had an internet service disruption due to an attack against a district who also uses an internet connection that is aggregated through Heartland AEA via the Iowa Communications Network (ICN).   noch 382 Wörter

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Cyber Cetacean

“A large number of Japanese websites have come under attack over the country’s continued support for the annual dolphin drive hunts in Taiji. So far nearly 40 websites have suffered from DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks, in which the websites are bombarded with numerous data requests, resulting in them either slowing down or going offline completely while genuine visitors are unable to reach them.” ( noch 12 Wörter

Terrorism, the Internet and National Cybersecurity

The aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday 13 November has demonstrated the blurriness of the boundary between offline and online terrorism. Governments are increasingly aware of the online risk. noch 527 Wörter