Massive DDoS attack harnesses 145,000 hacked IoT devices

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security expert says these types of attacks are likely to become more common. EHRs and other hospital IT systems could face dramatic new risks. In what some are calling the biggest distributed denial-of-services attack ever seen, a botnet comprising thousands The…

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UK is second most targeted nation for DDoS attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The UK gets hit by 9.3 per cent of the world’s distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks – second only to the United States. DDoS attacks deliberately overload a company’s network with fake traffic, primarily from bots, forcing it to The…

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Keeping Your Server Virus & DDOS Free

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans HOW TO KEEP YOUR SERVER VIRUS FREE AND PROTECTED FROM DDOS ATTACKS Keeping your server safe and secure is extremely important in order to preserve the integrity of the data or applications that are running on the system. In addition having…

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Anonymous-linked hacker admits to DDoS of public services

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A hacker with links to Anonymous has admitted conducting distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against social services, crime prevention bodies and businesses. Ian Sullivan, a 51-year-old from Bootle in Merseyside, flooded more than 300 websites with bogus traffic in 2013, rendering them unusable…

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