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...

Report: Train systems susceptible to DoS attacks

Modern train systems that use wireless technology for communications between trains and switches can be susceptible to the same denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities and attacks as those in the Web environment. A report by Reuters Wednesday cited Stefan Katzenbeisser, professor at...

Australia’s NetRegistry Hit by Cyber Attack

NetRegistry was recently hit by a major DDoS attack that left many customers unable to access their Web sites or virtual private servers for one or more days. “Infosecurity notes that reports are mixed, with different users reporting different problems,...