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May 17, 2019 - The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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April 29, 2019 - We've identified a new piece of malware that is connected to the Electrum botnet.

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DDoSTool.

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March 22, 2018 - How do DDoS attacks work? And how do we protect our organizations from the growing size and number of attacks?

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March 2, 2018 - We take a look at the colossal DDoS attack on GitHub, the largest-ever on record. How did threat actors do it, and what can companies do to protect against it?

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March 1, 2018 - A recent Chinese drive-by attack dropped Virut, an ancient virus that's been out of commission since 2013. So what was it doing in this modern attack?

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February 23, 2018 - The Avzhan DDoS bot is back in the wild again, this time being dropped by a Chinese drive-by attack. In this post, we'll take a deep dive into its functionality and compare the sample we captured with the one described in the past.

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Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is a network attack wherein threat actors force numerous systems (usually infected with malware) to send requests to a specific web server to crash, distract, or disrupt it enough that users are unable to connect to it.

For an in-depth look at DDoS attacks, see this page.

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Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS)

DDOS, or Distributed Denial of Service tools, are malicious applications designed to mount an attack against a service or website with the intention overwhelming it with false traffic and/or fake requests. This has the desired effect of tying up all available resources dealing with these requests, effectively denying access to legitimate users.

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February 8, 2016 - This rogue CloudFlare page hides a malicious payload.

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