Tag: Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Attacks

Lessons From the Dyn DDoS Attack

Domain name provider Dyn suffered the largest DDoS attack in history on Oct. 21. DDoS is nothing new, but the attack highlights some alarming trends.

DDoS-for-Hire Forum Gets Denied Service

Hack Forums, one of the internet’s largest freely accessible security technology sites, has garnered some unwanted attention lately. When a denizen of the forum released the source code of the Mirai botnet malware, many security researchers...