DoS Attacks Archive

The number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, which tries to make an online service unavailable by flooding it with traffic from multiple sources, has been rising at an alarming rate. In a new research paper, Eric Wustrow, University of Colorado...
Experts believe that the electronic assault on the census site was a DDoS attack – a kind of electronic army that attacks an enemy’s website on every flank using millions of computers as soldiers.  About 2000 of these attacks occur...
ANONYMOUS IS CONDUCTING CYBER ATTACKS ON BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT DOMAINS AND PORTALS AGAINST RIO OLYMPICS CLAIMING THE EVENT IS AFFECTING NATIVES ON A LARGE SCALE! The online hacktivist Anonymous Brazil is targeting Brazilian government websites to register their protest against the ongoing Olympics in Rio...