Containers and cloud-based resources are being used to launch DoS attacks against Russian, Belarusian and Lithuanian websites. Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike's researchers say that through their Docker Engine honeypots, they observed two different Docker images targeting these assets.
The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine and the National Bank of Ukraine are warning of massive DDoS attacks against pro-Ukrainian targets. The intelligence service in Romania, SRI, also warns of a similar type of attack targeting sites belonging to its national authorities.
Pro-Russia threat group Killnet claims to have hit several victims with DDoS attacks in recent days. It targets victims that it believes are adversaries of Russia, and several critical infrastructure entities in the Czech Republic are known to have been successfully targeted.
Hours after global cryptocurrency exchange Currency.com announced it was halting operations in Russia, it faced - and thwarted - a distributed denial-of-service attack. The company's founder, Viktor Prokopenya, says the firm's "servers, systems and client data remained intact and uncompromised."
With so much at stake, organizations have to formulate a framework of cybersecurity strategies that can adapt to new and evolving threats. Cybersecurity involves not just technological defenses but a comprehensive process that keeps employees updated about security policies, ensures there's a thorough evaluation of...
Unsurprisingly, the risk of a DDoS or security breach soared significantly in the last 2 years. With a 57% increase in number of customers attacked year over year, mostly driven by global extortion show-of-force attacks that reached 500+ Gbps and remote work – there is a clear sign of highly capable and motivated...
With Ukraine having called on the world to join its "IT Army" and help it hack Russia and ally Belarus, what could possibly go wrong? For starters, launching distributed denial-of-service attacks - at least from outside Ukraine - remains illegal and risks triggering an escalation by Moscow.
As Western cybersecurity officials warn that Russia's Ukraine invasion poses an elevated cybersecurity risk to all, kudos to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity for offering free endpoint security and other defenses to the healthcare sector and power sectors, for at least four months.
An undisclosed website was the victim of a massive, dayslong distributed denial-of-service attack. The threat actor included a ransom note as part of the attack, instead of contacting the victim separately, and the DDoS attack has been mitigated, researchers at cybersecurity company Imperva say.
Russia's National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents has published a list of 17,576 IP addresses and 166 domains that it says are targeting the country's information resources via distributed denial-of-service attacks. It also published a 20-point list of remediation measures.
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, what should global CISOs and security teams do to ensure that their organizations stay protected? Beyond following cybersecurity agencies' guidance, experts offer advice on how to brief the board of directors, appeal for resources, support teams and more.
Days ago, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense issued a call for Ukrainian hackers to safeguard its networks and tap into Russian infrastructure. Now, Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine's vice prime minister and minister of digital transformation, says he is creating an IT army and calling for digital talents.
A week after a distributed denial-of-service attack on the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, a DDoS attack has reportedly struck Ukranian government and bank websites - including the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Cabinet of Ministers and Verkhovna Rada, according to an early report.
Cisco's Email Security Appliance is affected by a high-rated vulnerability that can allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to launch a denial-of-service attack, the company says. The company and CISA advise that affected software be updated at the earliest.