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  • Man arrested for Playstation and Xbox attacks

    16.01.2015

    Officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) Cyber Crime Unit, supported by Titan ROCU (North West Regional Organised Crime Unit), have arrested a man as part of an investigation into swatting and computer hacking offenses.

  • 19,000 French websites hit by DDoS, defaced in wake of terror attack

    16.01.2015

    Since the three day terror attack that started in France on January 7 with the attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, 19,000 websites of French-based companies have been targeted by cyber attackers, AP reports.

  • LizardSquad's DDoS service is powered by hacked home routers

    12.01.2015

    When the Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox Live gaming networks went down over Christmas and were kept offline for several days afterwards, the hacker collective that calls themselves LizardSquad took responsibility for the DDoS attack.

  • State of the Internet: Attack traffic, DDoS, IPv4 and IPv6

    08.01.2015

    Akamai today released its latest State of the Internet report, which provides insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds and broadband adoption across fixed and mobile networks, overall attack traffic, global 4K readiness, and IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 implementation.

  • Scandinavian banks hit with DDoS attacks

    05.01.2015

    The new year started poorly for Finnish bank OP Pohjola Group and its customers: the latter have been prevented from executing their online banking transactions by a DDoS attack that targeted the bank's online services starting on the last day of 2014.




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