Google Cloud Blocked the Largest Ever DDoS Attack

Google Cloud has blocked the largest ever DDoS, one that hit peaked at 46 million requests per second (rps).

DDoS Perpetrators Are Clever, But DDoS Mitigation Services Are No Straggler

While DDoS perpetrators are clever, DDoS mitigation services are no straggler. Learn more in the article below.

One of the Largest DDoS Attack Ever Seen Kills Krebs Security Site

One of the largest Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ever seen on the internet has caused Akamai to dump a site it hosted, KrebsOnSecurity.com. The DDoS attack was apparently in retaliation for journalist Brian Krebs‘ recent article about vDOS, which…

Feedly And Evernote Go Down, Hit By DDoS Attacks

No, it’s not just you. Feedly is down because it’s been attacked. In fact, both Feedly and Evernote were hit by denial of service attacks. Evernote says it’s back up and running now, but notes that there could still be…

This Is What A DDoS Attack Looks Like

The weapon of choice for many hacktivists is the distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attack. In essence, multiple users flood a server with so much traffic that it collapses under the load taking the Web site with it. It’s…

Does Your Internet Seem Slower Today? It Might Be Due To A Massive Cyberattack

The most popular form of cyberattack anymore is the Distributed Denial of Service attack. These DDoS attacks rarely affect anyone outside of those attempting to access the attacked Web site, but a recent DDoS attack is proving to have widespread…

Anonymous Announces Operation Pirate Bay In Response To Police Raids

Web hosting company PRQ was raided by the police yesterday as the authorities were searching for servers containing copyrighted content. The Web host was founded by two founders of The Pirate Bay, and as such, people freaked out when The…

Wikileaks Finds A Friend In Anonymous With #OpFreeAssange

Wikileaks and Anonymous have been close for quite some time now. Many of the recent leaks that have come out of Wikileaks were obtained by members within Anonymous. With Julian Assange under fire at the Ecuadorian embassy, Anonymous have taken…

#OpPedoChat Continues Anonymous’ War Against Online Pedophiles

One could argue that the general public doesn’t agree with the majority of Anonymous’ tactics or actions. While the group calls its DDoS attacks a digital form of civil disobedience, others call it straight up cyber terrorism. There comes a…

Anonymous Launches #OpJapan Against Law That Would Imprison People Over Watching YouTube

Do you want to know the secret to getting on Anonymous’ bad side? Try passing a law that punishes people for watching YouTube videos. Japan just recently passed a law that would fine and imprison people for watching YouTube videos…

Anonymous Takes Down KKK Web Sites In #OpBlitzkrieg

Anonymous has a plethora of Friday activities where the collective takes down a Web site associated with a particular group of people. They’ve been targeting the FBI and those associated with the agency for a while now. You may feel…

#OpIndia Is Anonymous’ New Campaign Against Internet Censorship

Anonymous is kind of like a global Batman that uses a computer instead of batarangs to fight what they perceive as injustice. They have started up operations in various countries like China, but their newest campaign is pretty ambitious –…

The Pirate Bay DDoS Attack Credited To Former Anonymous Member

Well, The Pirate Bay is back up. There still seems to be a few spotty points around the world according to Anonymous, but all in all, it’s back in good shape. Now, who was the person behind the attack and…

Anonymous Claims That It’s Not Behind The Pirate Bay DDoS Attack

We reported earlier today on the massive DDoS attack that was currently being lobbed at The Pirate Bay. The site has been down for quite a while now which led many people to believe that Anonymous may have been behind…

The Pirate Bay Goes Down After DDoS Attack

Now this is odd. The Pirate Bay is a priority target to almost every government and media corporation on the planet, but none of them have ever been successful in truly taking down the Web site. It would appear that…

Anonymous Takes Down Kremlin Web Site As Part Of #OpDefiance

If you follow world politics, you may have heard that Vladimir Putin is back in charge as president of Russia. The former president turned prime minister turned president again has caused quite a bit of stir within the country with…

Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site

Anonymous may be waging a war against China’s censorship of the Internet, but they are also fighting something a bit closer to home. That is, if you count the UK as being closer to home. The Anonymous UK Twitter account…

Anonymous Tricked Into Downloading Trojan

Anonymous may be most known for their DDoS attacks on company and government Web sites. It turns out, however, that those DDoS attacks may not have been all that safe for the Anon members partcipating. The Symantec blog recently detailed…

IPv6 Internet Seeing Increase In DDoS Attacks

Have you moved to the cutting edge of the Internet that is IPv6 yet? If so, did you make the move because you thought it would be safer than IPv4? Well, turns out that may not be true anymore. In…

Anonymous Protests Irish SOPA, Sees Results

Anonymous is targeting Irish government Web sites over their own version of SOPA. The country is looking to bring into law their own version of SOPA before the end of January. The law would allow Irish courts to block access…