ddos attack

  • New federal rule requires banks to fight DDoS attacks

    Posted April 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm

    Banks and financial institutions regulated by the federal government must now monitor for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against their networks and have a plan in place to try and mitigate against such attacks, a federal regulatory body said this week.
  • Online gaming company recounts fighting for survival vs. DDoS attacks

    Posted May 14, 2013 - 4:03 pm

    Fighting denial-of-service attacks has become a matter of survival for some businesses that find their websites getting smashed and network flooded by attackers. Online gaming company SG Interactive says it's under constant attack and the only way to keep going is to set up an anti-DDoS defense.
  • 4 ways to prepare for and fend off DDoS attacks

    Posted January 14, 2013 - 3:02 pm

    Distributed Denial of Service events and other cyber-attacks are an unfortunate inevitability of doing business on the Web today. The four steps presented here will help your company prepare for and respond to a DDoS attack.
  • Anonymous takes down CIA.gov

    Posted February 10, 2012 - 5:01 pm

    Members of Anonymous are claiming credit for a DDOS attack that took down CIA.gov about 3:10 p.m. ,Eastern time. Few other details are available, but it's likely the attack is related to the massive retaliatory strike Anonymous launched in the wake of the MegaUpload raids.
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