Hackers Are Selling Botnets and Stolen ‘Fortnite’ Accounts Over Instagram
As hacking and gaming communities continue to intersect, some hackers are selling access to botnets and likely stolen Fortnite, Spotify, and other online accounts on Instagram.
Ajit Pai Says He Had Doubts About Fake DDoS Attack, But Didn’t Say Anything
The chairman stumbled through questions about the nonexistent attack on the net neutrality comment system during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing.
Lawmakers Want to Know Why Ajit Pai Made Up DDOS Attack, Lied to Congress
FCC boss Ajit Pai finds himself in hot water over the attack that wasn’t.
UK Cops Tried ‘DDoS-Style’ Tactics on Drug Dealers’ Phones
The technique likely wasn’t a literal DDoS, and instead telcos cutting off certain phones. But the end result was the same—drug dealers can’t communicate.
The Hackers Behind Some of the Biggest DDoS Attacks in History Plead Guilty
Three men plead guilty to being the creators and operators of the Mirai botnet.
Bitcoin Gold's Website Was DDoS'd Into Oblivion Immediately After the Fork
Bitcoin Gold's debut has some quirks.
Cloudflare CEO: DDoS Attacks Will Now Be ‘Something You Only Read About In The History Books’
Starting today, Cloudflare is making protection against DDoS attacks free, regardless of how bad they are.
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Someone Appears to Be DDoSing the Dark Web Version of The Daily Stormer
"I don't really care about either side," the alleged attacker told Motherboard in an online chat.
The Ethereum Network Is DDoS-ing Itself
The network experienced huge delays following its largest ever crowd sale, leaving some to wonder if there’s a better way.
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Police Have Arrested a Suspect in a Massive ‘Internet of Things’ Attack
European police suspect a 29-year-old man of keeping one million people offline. They might have found the person behind the notorious hacker known as BestBuy.
Hacker Says He Attempted to Extort UK Bank Lloyds With DDoS
Several outlets reported that a DDoS was responsible for outages of Lloyds' online banking platform earlier this month.
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Black Lives Matter Website Saw Over 100 DDoS Attacks in Seven Months
In the last year, blacklivesmatter.com has seen a spate of cyber attacks with thousands of zombie machines.