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HSBC online banking offline after DDoS cyber attack

The bank says it has been able to defend itself. HSBC has admitted that is was the victim of a cyber attack, after its online personal banking services were knocked offline and customers were unable to access their online bank accounts. The major high street bank said that it was hit by a DDoS attack, …

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Anti-censorship accumulation in China faces DDoS attack

An activist accumulation alive to end China’s Internet censorship is adverse an advancing broadcast abnegation of account (DDoS) advance that threatens to cripples its activities. GreatFire.org, a censorship babysitter based aural the country, appear on Thursday that it had been hit with its aboriginal anytime DDoS attack. Although it’s not accepted who is abaft the …

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What is DoS and DDoS Attacks and its Protection Possibilities

Cyberattacks have turned out to be more common, with data infringes of top-rated organizations and businesses, making regular news on daily basis. The distributed denial of service attack is one particular kind of cyber threat, which, as implied by the name, making websites and other online resources inaccessible to the users. DoS threats exist in …

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Police Around the World Join Forces to Target DDoS Gang

Law enforcers across Europe and beyond have started the year as they mean to go on with a closely co-ordinated operation resulting in the arrest of a key target in connection with infamous DDoS Bitcoin extortion group DD4BC. Europol revealed in a statement on Tuesday that Operation Pleiades had been a success, resulting in one …

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UK E-Tailers Struck by DDoS Attacks by Bitcoin Seeking Hackers

At the very least, a trio of UK-based electronic retail websites have been inundated with DDoS attacks by hackers holding the websites to ransom in exchange for Bitcoin. The websites have suffered temporary outage and have since put up a bounty to round up on the bitcoin-seeking attackers. Electronic retailers Aria Technology, Novatech and Scan …

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