Tag Archives: DDOS

DDoS Attack Hits Amazon Cloud!

Bitbucket a web Service designed to host programming projects has faced an outages last weekend, the failure period was more than 19 hours which is relatively long. According to Amazon the incident was due to a DDoS attack on their

What’s wrong with Twitter?

On the 6th of August Twitter went down for a pretty long period. After a while a brief message was added on the Twitter status says they’re fighting off a DDOS attack right now. Well the most interesting that the

BBC team exposes cyber crime risk

Software used to control thousands of home computers has been acquired online by the BBC as part of an investigation into global cyber crime. The technology programme Click has demonstrated just how at risk PCs are of being taken over

New style of DNS amplification can yield powerful DDoS attacks

A new class of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which can overwhelm even mainstream targets, is imminent, a security researcher warned this week. DNS amplification was first widely publicized about three years ago when computer security experts Gadi Evron and Randal