DDoS

OpenAI Says ChatGPT Outage Caused By DDoS Attack

Outage of OpenAI's ChatGPT service is being blamed on a DDoS attack by pro-Russian hacking group Anonymous Sudan

8 months ago

Tech Giants Warn Of Largest-Ever DDoS Attack

Google, Amazon, Cloudflare all issue warnings after dealing with the largest-ever DDoS attack they have ever seen

9 months ago

Cyber-Attacks Disrupt Kenyan Government Systems

Kenya promises visas on arrival after series of DDoS attacks disrupts online government, mobile payment and other systems

12 months ago

Poland Blames Russia After DDoS Attacks On News Websites

Polish government minister directly blames Russia, after local news websites suffer distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks

1 year ago

Poland Blames Russian Hackers For Tax Website Attack

Government official says Russia was behind a hacking attack on the Polish tax website, that blocked access to the online…

1 year ago

Cyber-Attacks Set To Become ‘Uninsurable’, Warns Insurance Boss

Chief executive of Zurich Insurance warns that cyber-attacks, rather than natural disasters, will quickly become “uninsurable”

2 years ago

European Parliament Website Downed After Russia Declared Terrorism Sponsor

Pro-Kremlin hackers Killnet takes credit for downing European Parliament website, after Russia declared state sponsor of terrorism

2 years ago

North Korea’s Internet Knocked Offline

Consequence for ballistic missile test? Internet access in North Korea suffers its largest outage in months on Thursday

2 years ago

US Treasury Fended Off Russian DDoS Attack – Report

Pro Russian hacker group was repelled when they carried out a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against US Treasury,…

2 years ago

Cyber Attack On Taiwan’s Presidential Office, Amid Nancy Pelosi Visit

Website of Taiwan's presidential office suffrs an overseas cyber attack on Tuesday, amid US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visit

2 years ago

Norway Hit By DDoS Cyber Attacks From Pro Russian Group

Norwegian national security agency warns pro-Russian group has targetted private and public institutions in Norway with DDoS attacks

2 years ago

Cloudflare Outage Downs Hundreds Of Websites

Not a cyberattack. Swathes of the Internet knocked offline on Tuesday after 'service issues' at infrastructure provider Cloudflare

2 years ago

Ukraine Defence Ministry Suffers DDoS Attack

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence confirms it suffered a huge DDoS attack, while online services for two local banks were also…

2 years ago

New Zealand Banks, Post Offices Downed By DDoS Attack

Websites belonging to the national postal service and banks in New Zealand, have been knocked offline on Wednesday in an…

3 years ago

Fancy Lazarus DDoS Extortion Group Back With New Campaign

Warning from Link11, after it notices sharp increase in ransom focused distributed denial of service (RDDoS or RDoS) attacks

3 years ago

Ransom-Fuelled DDoS Attacks ‘Surged’ In 2020

Security firm Neustar sees DDoS attacks more than double in 2020, with ransom demands spreading to finance, government, energy sectors

3 years ago

Google Discloses Biggest-Ever DDoS Attack

Google says it successfully fended off a 2.5 Tbps denial-of-service attack in 2017, making it the biggest such attack to…

4 years ago

Flightradar24 Suffers Repeated Cyberattacks

Popular aviation website Flightradar24 admits three cyberattacks in a two day period, after services knocked offline for hours

4 years ago

New Zealand Calls In Spy Agency To Deal With Exchange Attacks

New Zealand has called in its GCSB intelligence agency to work with the country's stock exchange after denial-of-service attacks continued…

4 years ago

Musk Confirms ‘Serious Attack’ On Tesla By Russian Hackers

You couldn't make it up. Russian hacker arrested for offering Tesla worker $1 million to install specifically-designed malware onto car…

4 years ago

New Zealand Stock Exchange Restored After Four Day DDoS Attack

NSX stock exchange in New Zealand restored after being offline for four days, due to a prolonged DDoS cyberattack from…

4 years ago

New Zealand Stock Exchange Suffers DDoS Cyberattack

Dress rehearsal for attack on larger exchange? Two days outage for New Zealand's NZX, following 'offshore' DDoS cyberattack

4 years ago

Amazon Records Record 2.3Tbps Denial-Of-Service Attack

Amazon says its AWS Shield mitigated a DDoS attack peaking at 2.3Tbps, far larger than previous assaults, amidst increasing cloud…

4 years ago

Dutch Police Shut Down DDoS Services

As people around the world turn to online services during the pandemic, hackers seek profits from denial-of-service and ransomware attacks

4 years ago

Microsoft And Others Takedown Botnet Necurs

One of the world's largest botnets that was responsible for multiple scams and infected over nine million computers, has been…

4 years ago

Wikipedia Website Knocked Offline By DDoS Attack

Outage for Wikipedia website last week after DDoS attack on the online encyclopaedia

5 years ago

Small-scale DDoS Attacks On The Rise – Neustar

Under the radar small-scale DDoS attacks have risen significantly, but the ability of companies to identify attacks remains a concern

5 years ago

Far-Right Website 8chan Offline After Cloudflare Withdraws Services

Site goes offline following involvement in shootings in Texas, with Cloudflare accusing it of 'directly inspiring tragic events'

5 years ago

Hackers Overcome University Cyber Defences In Hours

Ethical hackers take down university cyber defences and obtain valuable data in just two hours

5 years ago