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# DDoS

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# DDoS
UK election: Labour party hit by 'large-scale cyber attack'
The party said that no data breach occurred.
# Netflix
Disgruntled gamer 'used cameras and lightbulbs' to take down Netflix and Twitter
Hacker harnessed 150,000 devices such as cameras, lightbulbs and appliances to overwhelm system.
# gotta claim them all
Pokémon Go is so popular, even hackers are claiming they've taken it down
Two different groups are claiming responsibility for the game’s servers going down over the weekend.
# Hacking
DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?
It was the reason why a number of high-profile Irish sites were forced offline, but how much of a problem can they be?
# Hacked
Government websites hit by cyberattack
Services like the Central Statistics Office and the Courts service of Ireland were down because of a DDoS attack
# denial of service attack
BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'
The website is back online now.
# security flaws
The group that brought PSN/Xbox Live down gets a taste of its own medicine
Both usernames and passwords of those using Lizard Squad’s tool LizardStresser, a tool which allowed anyone to launch their own DDoS attack, were exposed after it was allegedly hacked.
# fight fire with fire
Sony fights back against hackers by attacking sites sharing its stolen data
The company is reportedly trying to disrupt downloads of its stolen files by launching Denial of Service attacks on torrent sites.
# Celebrity
Nude celebrity photos might not be to blame for New Zealand internet crash
The company involved now suspects a cyber attack may have taken place.
# Cyber Attack
Dispute between two companies leads to biggest ever 'cyber attack'
Have you noticed your internet being slower than usual in the last few days? This may be why.
# DDoS
Banks, governments and ISPs participate in 'cyber attack' experiment
1200 bodies are being hit by scheduled DDoS attacks as part of an EU-wide cybersecurity exercise.
# Operation Pirate Bay
Swedish government sites attacked after Pirate Bay host is raided
Two government websites were attacked – one by a DDoS attack, the other defaced with profane messages.
# Cyberattack
DDoS attack forces UK serious crime agency offline
SOCA says attack poses no risk to its data.
# Anonymous
Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.
# Irish SOPA
‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack
The Department of Justice has confirmed it was subject to a Distributed Denial of Service attack overnight.
# review2010
2010 in review: August
Authorities approve a mosque near Ground Zero, a Chilean mine collapses, and a Coventry woman puts a cat in a wheelie bin.
# Amazon
Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group
The online retailer – which went down for 30 minutes last night – says its disruption was the cause of a technical fault.
# Anonymous
4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'
The Anonymous gathering of ‘hacktivists’ instead decide to spread WikiLeaks’ documents as much as is possible.
# Wikileaks
WikiLeaks returns with new address after US provider pulls web services
Just days after being forced to change hosts, the domain is pulled – forcing the site to take a new Swiss address.
# Burma
Burma crippled by internet attack ahead of election
Days before the first elections in 20 years the entire country has been taken offline.
CAO reopens 'My Application' section of website
# Points Race
CAO website back fully online
# Points Race
What's a DDoS 'cyber attack' anyway?
The CAO website is down after a malicious attack. What’s going on?