Final Fantasy 14 is experiencing DDoS attacks

Trouble logging in? It may be due to hackers Final Fantasy 14’s servers have been under intense strain this past weekend. It now seems that these issues are the direct result of distributed denial-of-service attacks, Square Enix stated today....

DDOS Attacks on the Rise

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks leverage compromised devices to generate a flood of traffic, overwhelming online services and rendering them unresponsive. DDoS services are widely available on the internet, with research by Trend Micro finding that the small...

DDoS attacks continue to morph

According to Bryan Hamman, territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Arbor Networks, while reflection and amplification techniques have come to characterise a large number of complex, multi-vector DDoS attacks, the latest approach is to use reflection to exploit connection-less...

US Blames North Korea For Series Of DDoS Attacks

The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a rare cybersecurity bulletin linking North Korea to a series of attacks that have targeted global businesses and critical infrastructure since 2009. The alert focuses on a...