DDoS Attacks Archive

Hulk DoS tool analyzed and mitigated

On 17 May, security researcher Barry Shteiman released Hulk (HTTP unbearable load king). It is, as its name suggests, a denial-of-service (DoS) tool that operates by sending an unbearable load of HTTP requests to the target web server, overloading...

FBI Warns Top Firms Of Anonymous Protest Hacks on May 25

by Paul Roberts The FBI Cyber Division has sent a warning to some of the world’s top corporations about a coordinated campaign of denial of service attacks and hacking, scheduled for Friday, May 25. Apple Computer, McDonald’s, ExxonMobil, Hewlett-Packard,...

Anonymous Launches Cyberattacks Against India

Websites belonging to India’s Supreme Court, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Department of Telecommunications, and both of the nation’s political parties were targets of an Anonymous-led hacking attack, BBC News and SecurityNewsDaily reported Friday. The distributed...