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2014-05-27 04:42:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US prosecutors are seeking leniency for Hector Xavier Monsegur, claiming in a court filing that the former head of the LulzSec hacking group has been an “extremely valuable and productive” informant for federal law enforcement officials. Monsegur, who is also known as “Sabu,” pleaded guilty to charges of hacking, credit card fraud and identity theft back in 2011, said CNET associate editor Edward Moyer. The mastermind of...

2014-05-07 08:27:46

Public Relations Firm Selected Based on Security Expertise and Proven Results SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nadel Phelan, Inc., leader in strategic and tactical high tech public relations, today announced that NSFOCUS, a global provider of solutions and services for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) detection and mitigation, has chosen Nadel Phelan for its comprehensive public relations offering and influence in the security market. Key Facts: -- NSFOCUS is...

2014-03-17 12:29:53

Enterprises Not Prepared to Mitigate DDoS Attacks; Deficiencies Center on Reliance on Production Infrastructure and Failure to Test Processes and Controls BETHESDA, Md., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2014 Survey on Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), sponsored by Corero Network Security, in which 378 IT professionals answered questions about their experience with DDoS attacks and their ability to protect their assets. "DDoS attacks are...

2014-02-26 23:24:10

Defense.Net a Gold Winner in Info Security Products Guide’s 10th Annual 2014 Global Excellence Awards for DDoS Mitigation Services Belmont, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Defense.Net, the only company designed to mitigate the increasing scale and sophistication of modern Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, a leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Defense.Net a Gold winner of the 2014 Global...

2014-02-11 23:29:14

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially increasing the number of attacks. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader...

2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially...

Hackers Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine, Hacked By British Spy Unit
2014-02-06 13:16:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A unit of the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Great Britain's equivalent of the NSA, was discovered to have conducted a cyber-attack against the hacker collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, according to documents revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, as reported by NBC News. The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG), the unit within GCHQ that carried out the attacks, launched "denial of service"...

Anonymous Hackers Plead Guilty PayPal Attacks
2013-12-09 15:54:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Members of the international hacking collective known as Anonymous have pleaded guilty to the December 2010 cyber attack on PayPal. The pleas were entered in a California federal court on Thursday and were announced on Friday by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco. This comes almost a year to the date from when Anonymous member Christopher Weatherford also pleaded guilty to attacking the MasterCard, Visa and PayPal...

Anonymous Has Been Hacking US Government Agencies: FBI Memo
2013-11-17 05:13:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Members of the hacking collective known as Anonymous have been secretly accessing US government agency computers for almost a year, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) memo obtained by Reuters last week. As Jim Finkle and Joseph Menn of the international news agency first reported on Saturday, the cyberattacks involved computers in multiple agencies and resulted in the theft of “sensitive information.” The...

Anonymous Hacks Singapore Journalist, Threatens Further Action
2013-11-01 11:06:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Singapore’s government is on high alert today following a cyber-attack on its main paper. A hacker claiming to be with the collective Anonymous is taking responsibility for hacking the blog of a Straits Times journalist in protest of new censorship laws that may be passed in the nation soon. Days earlier Anonymous posted a video on YouTube claiming it would attack the infrastructure of Singapore on the fifth of November if the new...


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