Denial of Service Archive

Major French news sites victim of DDoS attack

Major news sites in France including Le Monde and Le Figaro went down yesterday in the fallout of a DDoS attack. Many of the biggest French news sites were hit by a DDoS attack on a Portland, Oregon cloud...

How can you prepare for a cyber attack?

Keeping your data secure is more important than ever, but it seems like there’s a new wide-scale data breach every other week. In this article, David Mytton discusses what developers can do to prepare for what’s fast becoming inevitable....

A DDoS attack is cheaper than a pack of doughnuts

Cybercriminals organising DDoS attacks are making a profit of around $18 per hour, says Kaspersky. Do you know how much it costs to hire hackers for a DDoS attack? I’m asking for a friend. Anyway, Kaspersky Lab seems to...

Businesses blame rivals for DDoS attacks

Industrial sabotage is considered to be the most likely reason behind a distributed denial of service attack, a study has revealed More than 40% of businesses hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack worldwide believe their competitors were behind...