distributed denial of service (DDOS)
'Largest ever' DDoS attack targets European bank
The rare form of attack was designed to overwhelm the victim’s networking gear
AWS claims to have blocked the largest DDoS attack in history
Cloud giant reveals three days of malicious traffic hit a peak of 2.3 Tbits/sec
Cyber attacks on anti-racism advocacy groups escalate amid protests
DDoS attacks against US government websites and public services have also seen a sharp increase
Australian minister mistakenly cries DDoS attack after citizens flock to welfare site
Security system for the country's welfare service trigged by 95,000 people attempting to log in at once
How to protect against a DDoS attack
DDoS attacks are increasing - here's how to fight back
AWS servers hit by sustained DDoS attack
Day-long outage caused by Route 53 DNS system disruption
Windows RDP servers peddled to anyone with pocket change
The latest black market report shows the low price of devastating cyber tools
NCSC issues DoS guidance following Wikipedia attack
The popular online knowledge sharing website experienced large outages at the weekened, prompting a response from Britain's cyber body
What is shadow IT?
Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
FBI credited with global 85% reduction in DDoS attack size
After its seizure of illicit sites in December, attack rates have also taken a sharp downturn
Mirai variant is back on the hunt for businesses
Security researchers have found a new variant of the malicious botnet that grounded some of the world's biggest tech companies
What is a DDoS attack?
Criminals are building armies of digital zombies that can be trained on your business - should you be worried?
Briton sentenced for huge cyber attack on Liberian telco
Operating out of Cyprus, this hacker-for-hire knocked the entire country's internet offline - thought to be world first
Everything you need to know about Cloudflare
The internet security company that you may not have heard of, but have probably used
Public cloud used to power supercharged DDoS attacks
A quarter of DDoS attacks are launched using public cloud services, with Microsoft Azure the most commonly used
US firm fends off the largest DDoS attack ever recorded
Record-breaking attack comes only five days after GitHub was taken offline
Github weathers world's largest DDoS attack
The site had just ten minutes of downtime
Mirai variant targets billions of ARC-based IoT devices
Researchers suggest the variant could 'change the landscape of Linux IoT infection'
Trio confess to creating Mirai
One of the hackers also open sourced the code, enabling criminals to launch their own attacks
Task force silences massive Andromeda botnet
The botnet is thought to have spewed malware from two million infected devices
DDoS attacks on UK businesses double in six months
Vulnerable IoT devices and DDoS-as-a-service drive surge in attacks
Reaper IoT botnet 'only partially mobilised'
Report finds up to two million infected devices have yet to be activated
IoT Reaper 'will be worse than Mirai'
Researchers discover botnet that enslaves devices with unpatched flaws