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Muslim Brotherhood’s Website Suffers DDoS Attacks and Data Leak

The official English language website of Muslim Brotherhood movement was forced to go offline after facing massive DDoS attacks! Earlier today, a hacker going by the handle of SkyNetCentral conducted a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on the official website of Society of the Muslim Brothers or Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun in Arabic) forcing the website to …

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Businesses receive another warning over the threat of DDoS attacks

We have all heard the stories of businesses which have suffered debilitating DDoS attacks and, in some cases, succumbing altogether. Take Code Spaces, the web-based SVN and Git hosting provider which suffered such an attack in June 2014 that it was forced to wave the white flag and cease trading after recovering all the data lost would …

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DDoS attack threat increases

A10 Networks is warning that the rise of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks is threatening businesses with sudden death. The warning comes as A10 releases the results of a survey carried out by IDG Connect entitled “DDoS: A Clear and Ever Present Danger”. The survey focused on 120 companies and asked about the attacks they were seeing, …

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Ransomware demands are working, fueling an increase in attacks

Infoblox DNS Threat Index finds criminals are creating more ransomware-domains than ever, and predicts a continuing increase in attacks as more criminals rush to cash in.    Emboldened by the wave of successful ransomware attacks in early 2016, more cybercriminals are rushing to take advantage of this lucrative crime spree. Networking company Infoblox’s quarterly threat index …

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Attackers Clobbering Victims with One-Two Punch of Ransomware and DDoS.

Encrypted systems now being added to botnets in the latest incarnations of ransomware attacks, with experts expecting this to become standard practice. As if ransomware weren’t bad enough, attackers are now making the most of their attacks by adding victimized machines to distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets at the same time that they’re encrypted …

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