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Cloudflare terminates 8chan support following El Paso shooting

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


Telegram founder claims DDoS attack was timed to disrupt Hong Kong protests

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


Telegram confirms outage caused by DDoS attack

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 releases Project Shield to fight against DDoS attacks

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


UK Universities’ network taken down by DDoS cyber attack

A number of leading British education establishments connected to the publicly-funded academic network Janet have been cut off from the internet in a sustained direct denial of service (DDoS) cyber attack. The attacks, which were first detected last Friday, took down online education portals, internet connections, assignment submission platforms including Turnitin, and email services. Despite… Read More



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