Tag: botnet

GitHub Just Got Hit With the Largest DDos Attack in History

GitHub Just got hit With the Largest DDos Attack in History

On Wednesday, the code distribution and version control service website GitHub survived a massive DDos attack. In a report from Wired, the DDos attack happened at around 12:15 PM Eastern Time. GitHub reportedly got hit...
locky ransomware

20 Million Confirmed Attacks in 24 Hours: Locky and Other Ransomware

A new variant of the aggressive “Locky” ransomware hits 20 million confirmed attacks in a single day, warns a cybersecurity firm. Ransomware actors are sometimes incredibly sophisticated, demonstrating careful planning and methodical execution. Some hacker...
web anonymity

Why Using a VPN may Become Reasonable Suspicion Thursday

Beginning on Thursday, December 1st, the power granted to U.S. law enforcement agencies to access the computers and phones of its citizens will be expanded. The new powers allow authorities to more easily gain...