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Lloyds cyber-attack details emerge
BBC Lloyds Bank was hit by a denial of service attack nearly two weeks ago that disrupted online access. 20 hours
Mirai botnet creator unmasked as DDOS protection developer tempted by the dark side
TechCrunch  Mirai, the botnet that subverted thousands of poorly secured internet... 6 days
Malwarebytes warns of denial-of-service attacks on Macs, but blocked by latest Sierra update
9to5Mac Malwarebytes has warned of a new malware attack targeted specifically at Macs. The denial-of-service attack hijacks Safari and Apple’s Mail app to... 3 weeks
How Canadians are keeping Black Lives Matter website online
CBC When civil society groups are targeted with denial of service attacks intended to silence their messages online, a Montreal not-for-profit called eQualit.ie has emerged as the first line of defence 1 month
Anonymous groups attacked Black Lives Matter website for six months
THE VERGE On May 1st, an Anonymous-affiliated group called Ghost Squad announced an attack on Black Lives Matter, using a denial-of-service attack to take down and deface the website blacklivesmatter.com... 1 month
DDoS: Thirty-four arrested after international probe
BBC Thirty four people, including teenagers, are arrested after an international police operation involving EU and US authorities. 1 month
World's most interesting man attacks 'weak-ass Wi-Fi' - CNET
CNET Commentary: The former Dos Equis pitchman pitches up in a new ad for Luma Wi-Fi. He curses quite a bit. 2 months
AWS launches Shield to protect web applications from DDoS attacks
TechCrunch  At its re:Invent developer conference, Amazon today announced AWS Shield, a DDoS protection service for web apps that run on Amazon’s cloud computing service. AWS Shield is generally... 2 months
Oracle acquires DNS provider Dyn, subject of a massive DDoS attack in October
TechCrunch  A timely if a little surprising piece of M&A this morning from Oracle: the enterprise services company announced that it has acquired Dyn, the popular... 2 months
How safe is your smart home?
CBC Recent DDos attacks suggest not so much. 2 months
Watch a drone hack a room full of smart lightbulbs from outside the window
THE VERGE The Internet of Things is turning into a security nightmare. Following that massive DDoS attack that used an IoT-botnet to interrupt... 3 months
Police arrested a hacker who allegedly triggered a DDoS attack on the 911 emergency call system
THE VERGE An Arizona man was arrested this past week after he allegedly triggered a distributed denial-of-service attack... 3 months
Police arrested a hacker who triggered a DDoS attack on the 911 emergency call system
THE VERGE An Arizona man was arrested this past week after he triggered a distributed denial-of-service attack on the 911... 3 months
Can we stop connected gadgets from taking down the internet?
THE VERGE Late last week, 100,000 compromised connected gadgets helped anonymous attackers launch a massive and sustained DDoS attack. Malware called Mirai took control of the devices to direct large... 3 months
How massive DDoS attacks are undermining the Internet
TechCrunch  On Friday morning, I awoke to find that our company-wide single sign-on and cloud storage was disrupted due to the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against domain host Dyn. This... 3 months
Crunch Report | Huge DDoS Attack on Major Websites
TechCrunch Huge DDoS this morning has been affecting many websites, Hampton Creek buyback allegations are being investigated, a team of engineers in Russia was able to design a computer vision system... 3 months
How an army of vulnerable gadgets took down the web today
THE VERGE At some point this morning, one of the US’s critical internet infrastructure players was hit with a staggering distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that has... 3 months
The Feds are investigating today's massive DDoS attacks
THE VERGE The motivations behind today's massive denial-of-service attacks are still unknown, but the FBI and Department of Homeland Security are now looking into the incident. As Politico reported earlier today, White House press secretary Josh... 3 months
A denial-of-service attack shut down major websites across the internet
THE VERGE A denial-of-service attack shut down major websites across the internet this morning, as DNS service company Dyn was hit by an apparently targeted strike. The affected websites included... 3 months
A denial-of-service attack has shut down major websites across the internet
THE VERGE A denial-of-service attack shut down major websites across the internet this morning, as DNS service company Dyn was hit by an apparently targeted strike. The affected... 3 months
Many sites including Twitter, Shopify and Spotify suffering outage
TechCrunch  A number of popular sites and services are down right now for many users, including Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Shopify. The cause appears to be a sweeping outage of DNS... 3 months
Alleged Anonymous hacker stages hunger strike to protest prosecution
THE VERGE Two and a half years after a denial-of-service attack froze a Boston hospital’s network, the alleged attacker is staging a hunger strike to protest abuse in juvenile behavior modification facilities.... 4 months
Hackers release source code for a powerful DDOS app called Mirai
TechCrunch  After doing heavy damage to KrebsOnSecurity and other web servers the creator of the Mirai botnet, a program designed to harness insecure IoT devices to run... 4 months
Broadband access creeps along but DDoS attacks explode
TechCrunch  Akamai released its quarterly State of the Internet reports today, one detailing quality of access and the other attacks on companies and infrastructure. The slow march continues towards a better and faster... 4 months
Android Instant Apps are now available for limited testing
You can finally say ‘Computer’ to your Echo to command it
Mac sales declined nearly 10% last year as Lenovo, Dell and others gained ground
Hyperloop One wants to help your self-driving car go the speed of sound
Apple releases iOS 10.2.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Samsung’s Note 7 apology was full, humble, and nerdy
iPhone 8 concept images imagine rumored stainless steel sides – with curved glass edges
iTunes Documentary 'Viva Amiga' Charts History of the Early Macintosh Rival
LifeProof Debuts Slimmer NUUD Case for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
Hands-on: Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus gives you iPhone-controlled dynamic accent lighting with ease [Video]
iPhone wireless charging reports continue as rumored supplier sees share price surge
How to tell if Wi-Fi Assist is actually using too much iPhone data
Hands-on: Channels DVR public beta for the Apple TV [Video]
Hands-on: Turbo charge your MacBook Pro graphics performance with the Akitio Node eGPU over Thunderbolt 3 [Video]
Nintendo’s Fire Emblem: Heroes is coming to iOS and Android on February 2nd
This motherboard cake lets you have your tech and eat it - CNET
Trump says Tim Cook has ‘eyes open’ on US-assembled iPhones, Apple wants to do ‘something major’
Android Basics: How to change the default screen resolution on the Samsung Galaxy S7 running Nougat
Fujifilm upgrades the sensors in its excellent midrange X-series cameras
This NBA Jam hack adds 2017 players, along with Harambe, Hillary Clinton, Kanye