Posts Tagged ‘Denial-of-service attack’

Hackers Found Selling Access to 70,000 Company Computer Systems

(Media Release) Cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab says it has uncovered an online marketplace where criminals from all over the world sell access to more than 70,000 hacked corporate and government servers for as little as $6 each. Kaspersky discovered the forum after a tip from a European internet service provider. The market, called xDedic, is operated by hackers, who are […]

The anatomy of a nation-state hack attack

(Media Release) Cyber-security is not all about cyber-thieves. It is about cyber-spies too. Mixed in among the spam, phishing messages and booby-trapped emails that land in your inbox might be the odd message crafted by hackers working for a government rather than a group of criminals. Unfortunately, those messages are not odd in any other […]

China’s Lenovo becomes victim of cyber-attack

(Media Release) Chinese computer maker Lenovo has become the victim of a cyber-attack following a warning by the US government about software called Superfish. The Superfish adware program – which offered shopping tips – was shipped on some of the company’s notebook devices. A hacking group called Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the Wednesday attack […]

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‘Anti-Facebook’ platform Ello attracts thousands

(Media Release) Social media network Ello is currently receiving up to 31,000 requests an hour from people wishing to join its platform. It was initially designed to just be used by about 90 friends of its founder Paul Budnitz. But the bike shop owner, from the US state of Vermont, opened it to others on […]

Sony PlayStation network has been shut down by cyber-attack

(Media Release) Sony’s PlayStation network has been shut down after cyber-attackers overloaded it in what’s known as a distributed denial of service attack. In a blog post Sony said that no personal information had been accessed. On Sunday an American Airlines flight carrying a senior Sony executive was also diverted following a bomb scare. The group claiming […]

US website covering China’s Bo Xilai scandal hacked

A US-based Chinese-language website that has reported extensively on the Bo Xilai scandal in China says it was crippled for several hours by a concerted hacking attack. The Boxun website had to move to a new webhost after the denial-of-service attack on Friday, its manager said. Boxun has reported for several weeks on the scandal […]

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