A bug in firewall systems took Cloudflare customers offline

A bug in firewall systems took Cloudflare customers offline

AT&T was not the only service provider to suffer an outage Tuesday morning. Several websites relying on Cloudflare servers were knocked offline as well. According to Gizmodo, Cloudflare…

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Telegram says 'whopper' DDoS attack launched mostly from China

Telegram says ‘whopper’ DDoS attack launched mostly from China

Telegram Messenger has recovered from a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that hit its platform on Wednesday, telling its 200 million-plus users that for…

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Dutch police take down 15 DDoS services in a week

Dutch police take down 15 DDoS services in a week

In a press release published today, Dutch police said they have successfully taken down 15 DDoS-for-hire services in the span of a week, as part…

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Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

Hackers are actively searching the internet and hijacking smart door/building access control systems, which they are using to launch DDoS attacks, according to firewall company…

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DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers. Here’s how to fight back. On the flip side of…

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Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Next month marks the 30th anniversary of the first-ever ransomware attack, and according to new research, this particular form of malware is still going strong.…

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DDoS Kingpin Gets 13 Months, Massive Fine

DDoS Kingpin Gets 13 Months, Massive Fine

A US court has sentenced the operator of a massive DDoS service to 13 months in prison. Sergiy Usatyuk, 21, from Orland Park, IL was…

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The cost of cybercrime - in one graphic

The cost of cybercrime – in one graphic

Visualizing the massive cost of cybercrime What do Equifax, Yahoo, and the U.S. military have in common? They’ve all fallen victim to a cyberattack at…

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Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

In the spirit of October being the 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a recent Bitdefender study outlined the cybersecurity conditions of infosecurity companies across…

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German Police Storm Bulletproof Data Center In Former NATO Bunker

German Police Storm Bulletproof Data Center In Former NATO Bunker

German law enforcement raided a former NATO bunker suspected of being the location of a hosting service used for illegal activities. On Friday, investigators said…

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