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Over 162 000 WordPress Websites used to perform DDOS Attack

What is a DDOS attack? And what’s the difference between DOS and DDOS attacks? A DoS attack (Denial-of-Service) involves an attempt to disrupt operations that run a computer or network that is connected to the Internet. The most common form of DoS attack is that the operation

Meetup.com Website Suffering Massive DDOS Attack

The Meetup website is suffering massive DDOS attacks since 27 February. According to their Twitter account: Meetup Support ‏@meetup_support Feb 27 Meetup is down for the moment. Our team is working on fixing it right now. Sorry for the inconvenience! Meetup ‏@Meetup Feb 27 Meetup is currently

Boeing launches a Secure Smartphone that has Self Destruct Feature

Boeing is the world’s second biggest aerospace company. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, according to Wikipedia, Boeing “is the second-largest aerospace & defense contractor in the world based on 2012 revenue and is the US’ largest exporter by dollar value.” On it’s website, Boeing

Google Acquires Spider.io in order to Prevent and Stop Online Ad Fraud

According to DoubleClick Advertiser Blog, Google acquired Spider.io in order to invest in a cleaner and more accountable web. Spider.io is a company from London that spent over 3 years building a world-class ad fraud fighting operation. Spider.io’s functionality is designed specifically to detect attacks originating from

Crowd-Funding website Kickstarter Hacked, Customer Information Accessed by Hackers

According to Kickstarter’s blog post, on Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted them that hackers gained unauthorized access to some of it’s customers data. Kickstarter says that they took all the necessary security measures and they immediately closed the security breach. No credit card

CloudFlare Hit with 400Gbs NTP DDOS Attack

CloudFlare DDOS Attack, the largest Distributed Denial of Service Attack in the world! NTP based 400 Gbs DDOS Attack Security company CloudFlare said Monday that a customer running on its platform was hit with a massive DDOS attack and that affected service in all the Europe, even

Google France forced to notify visitors of €150,000 privacy policy fine

Google has been shamed and forced by the authorities in France to publish on the first page of its search engine a message that informs the public about the fine of 150,000 euros received in this country for violation of privacy of users. French Data Protection Authority,

Telecom provider Orange hacked, 800 000 customer records stolen

According to Pc Impact, the page “My Account” was the target of an attack Thursday, January 16. The ISP states that personal data were stolen, but the passwords are not affected. Less than 3% of the France Telecom Orange customers are impacted. A complaint was filed: Hackers

Syrian Electronic Army Hacked eBay and PayPal websites from UK, France and India

The Syrian Electronic Army hacking group, announced that they claimed two well known companies Saturday, on 1st February 2014. The victims are eBay and PayPal websites from United Kingdom, France and India. The syrian hackers said that this attack was a “hacktivist operation” and that they haven’t

Yahoo Mail Hacked through Third Party

Yahoo announced on their blog that hackers accessed a number of its mail accounts through a third party and that the affected accounts must reset their passwords as soon as possible. Yahoo says that their servers are still safe, but according to the company, hackers used a