You, Too, Can Rent the Mirai Botnet

Two hackers are renting access to a massive Mirai botnet, which they claim has more than 400,000 infected bots, ready to carry out DDoS attacks at anyone's behest. For our readers unfamiliar with Mirai, this is a malware family that...

You can Take Mirai Botnet of 400,000 Bots for Rental

DDoS distributed denial-of-service attack occurs when multiple systems flood the bandwidth or resources of a targeted system, usually one or more web servers. Such an attack is often the result of multiple compromised systems (for example, a botnet) flooding the...

Black Nurse attack: Will a single laptop bring down Servers/Routers

Black Nurse attack is a new-threat emerging on it's horizon, it can be launched from a single laptop which is capable of bringing server/firewalls to their knees. ICMP is an very commonly used protocol to identify live hosts, It is used...

Distributed Denial Of Service attacks has doubled over the last 12 months as per...

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the global leader in content delivery network (CDN) services, today released its Second Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet / Security Report. The report, using data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, highlights the...
Student Charged for Launching Cyberattacks

Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet

Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet. These probes take the form of precisely calibrated attacks designed to determine exactly how well these companies...

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