Latest DDoS publications
The Labour Party has said it experienced a “sophisticated and large-scale cyber attack” on its digital platforms, which was later revealed to be a DDoS attack.
A Labour source confirmed that the attack was DDoS in nature, meaning that the perpetrator attempted to cause its digital platforms to crash by flooding them with so much traffic from various sources that services struggle to load properly.
The forum is popular with neo-Nazi’s who celebrate mass shootings and spread far-right “manifestos” Cloudflare has cut support for 8chan following the white-nationalist shooting in El Paso, Texas over the weekend. Cloudflare is a San Francisco-based company that provides security and performance services, including DDoS mitigation, to over 16 million websites worldwide. On Sunday, the… Read More
Pavel Durov claimed the DDoS attack originated ‘mostly from China’ and was meant to disrupt communication between protesters in Hong Kong The founder of Telegram has claimed a cyber attack that disrupted the messaging platform was carried out to coincide with protests in Hong Kong. Pavel Durov said a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack,… Read More
The app said some users will have experienced connection issues Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a DDoS attack. Telegram detailed the attack in a colourful thread on Twitter, explaining to users that the issue could disrupt the service but would not compromise personal user data. “We’re currently experiencing a powerful… Read More
Google has this week launched a free tool to help all media sites and and other organisations protect themselves against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. First announced in 2013, the Project Shield initiative allows websites to redirect traffic through Google’s existing security infrastructure, in order to keep their content online in the face of… Read More